Rashid Khan Shares His Story Of Getting Into International Cricket
The 22-year old player says that only three balls to Inzamam before the 2nd ODI changed Inzamam’s perception about him and nodded for his inclusion in the national team.
KARACHI: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-March 11th, 2021) Rashid Khan, an Afghan cricketer, has revealed as how he was chosen by then national team’s head coach Inzamam-ul-Haq picked him to play after seeing his only one ball he had bowled to him at the nets.
The 22-year old player said that only three balls to Inzamam before the 2nd ODI changed Inzamam’s perception about him.
Taking to Twitter, ESPNCricinfo shared a video clip in which Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan shared his story as how he was chosen by former head coach Inzamam himself during a practice session before the 2nd ODI.
ESPNCricinfo wrote: “Rashid Khan spinner tells the story of when he was 17 and bowled to Inzamam-ul-Haq, which led him to getting called up to the Afghanistan side,”.
In the short clip, the player said: "He is, you know, very strong with the cut. I first did two balls and he cut and then I thought I will bowl a wrong and then will bowl to see what’s happens. He didn’t get out but the ball beat him,”.
He also said whilequoting Inzamamul Haq saying as: “ Be ready for the match tomorrow, you will be part of the team,”.