IPL 2021
Analyzing The Googly And Leg-spin Art Of Rashid Khan
By CricShots - Apr 12, 2021 1:12 pm
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Just when the batsmen think that they figured out a bowler, there is always more to the game than meets the eye. Even former cricketers and Pundits have a way of analyzing a particular bowler such as the Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan. Aussie spinner Brad Hogg thought he had figured him out, but Rashid made sure that’s not true during a BBL game.

Rashid Khan

The former Australian cricketer thought that he has understood the deliveries of Rashid Khan, but the SRH star has a similar action for both the Googly and the Leg Spinner and that makes him quite tough to read. He has a plethora of tricks in his bowling and all these variations helped him keep getting him wickets.

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Rashid Khan is like a bowling machine and if conditions suit him, he is the most lethal spinners in world cricket especially in limited-overs cricket. Recently, the all-rounder was on a hattrick in a BBL game for his team, Adelaide Strikers. Here is the video of a BBL game in which he took a hattrick (Rashid Khan’s first) and the analysis on is bowling which became an instant hit on social media:

In the video, it was evident that Rashid Khan isn’t an easy bowler to read. Even some of the greats of the game applauded this effort and the trickery. Here are some of the reactions from recognized people on Twitter acknowledging the brilliance of Rashid Khan-

Rashid Khan himself acknowledged the video with some humility as always. He is one of the best in the business and his reaction to the video was just simple!!

After reaching the playoffs of IPL 2020, SRH failed to reach the final and they will be keen to do better in the 14th edition of the league. Their first aim will be a top-four finish. Further, they will be hoping to win their second IPL title this year. It is a well-known fact that a couple of more teams will be added to the mix next year. Thus, teams like the Sunrisers will be keen on a title win too.

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However, David Warner and his men had a forgettable start to their new campaign with a loss against  KKR. However, Rashid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for his team as he bowled a brilliant spell of 2/24.