Dehradun: Afghan spin bowler Rashid Khan is entering new records in his name. At the age of only 19, he has become the top bowler in the ICC T20 rankings. In addition, he is also the second-placed bowler in ODI ranking. This year he was also performing well in the IPL. Even after this, his magic of bowling is not taking the name of pausing. India is playing the T20 series with Bangladesh as host India in Dehradun. In the first match of this series, Rashid Khan’s magic went fiercely and his team won by 45 runs.
In this match, Rashid Khan also won the player of the match while performing match-winning. Rashid grabbed 3 wickets in only 13 runs in 3 overs in this match, under pressure, Bangladesh’s team collapsed and could not achieve Afghanistan’s 168 runs in the last 20 overs and scored only 122 runs at 19 Piled up in the over.
With this performance, Rashid Khan has made another international record. He has reached the second spot in the current record of taking 50 wickets in the fastest T20 international T20. Now Rashid is on the same footing as South Africa’s one of the other reverse spinners, Imran Tahir. Both have taken 50 wickets in 31 international T20 matches and both are in second place in this list. In the first place, Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis is the name, who achieved this record in only 26 matches. Rashid has left behind legendary bowlers like Dale Steyn and Umar Gul. Steyn had taken 50 wickets in only 35 matches while Pakistan’s Umar Gul took 50 wickets in only 36 matches. He was followed by Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan who had 37 matches to take 50 wickets.
Apart from this, a special record has also been named as Rashid Khan, the number one player who has taken 50 wickets in the youngest age. Apart from this, Rashid is also number one in the shortest time to get 50 wickets in T20 Internationals. He has spent two years and 220 days in taking 50 wickets. Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan took his T20 International 50 wickets in 296 days in two years, but he had to play 37 matches for this. After them comes the name of Imran Tahir and then Ajantha Mendis. Ajantha Mendis had spent 3 years and 360 days in his first 26 T20 Internationals.
Afghanistan defeats Bangladesh in every division
Apart from Rashid in the Sunday match, Afghanistan’s Shapoor Zardan also took three wickets for 40 runs in 4 overs. On the other hand, Karim Janet and Mujib ur Rahman scored one each and Mohammad Nabi gave 21 runs in 4 overs. Liton Das top scored with 30 runs from Bangladesh. Mahmudullah struck 29 runs, Mushfiqur Rahim 20 runs, captain Shakib Al Hasan and 15 runs, and Mohammed bin Hussain scored 14 runs. Apart from this, any Bangladeshi batsman could not make more than 5 runs. Earlier, winning the toss, Bangladesh decided to bowl first, which could not be proved right from the bowlers before Mohammad Shahzad (40) and Usman Ghani (for the first wicket) 26) added 62 runs for the first wicket in 8.3 overs.
After that, Samiullah Shenwari contributed 36 runs, Captain Asghar Stanikzai scored 25 runs and Shafiqullah Shafiq contributed 24 runs, on the basis of which Afghanistan managed to score 167 runs. Mehmoodullah and Abul Hasan took two wickets each for Bangladesh.
Rashid Khan in the entire match
In this match, Rashid Khan hit a six and caught a catch. Rashid Khan is now developing as an all-rounder player in this format.