Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan, who has been named ICC Cricketer of the Decade for the Decade of the Decade, is determined to play a key role in the Lahore Qalandars’ victory in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
In an exclusive interview with Geo News after his arrival in Pakistan to participate in the PSL, the 22-year-old cricketer said that instead of increasing his wicket numbers, he is focused on winning the team. The PSL T20 will try to bowl with the best economy.
He said that he is very excited about Pakistan Super League. The squad of Lahore Qalandars is also very strong which includes players like Muhammad Hafeez, Fakhr Zaman, Haris Rauf, and Shaheen Shah Afridi. We will take them to the field with him, enjoy cricket and provide good entertainment to the fans.
Rashid Khan said that since Lahore Qalandars have been included in the squad, they have received a lot of support and the fans have shown a lot of love. He will try to perform well and play the cricket that the fans want.
To a question, Rashid Khan said that the quality of Pakistan Super League is quite high, it is counted in the top three leagues along with IPL and Big Bash, has followed PSL, it has been a good league for spinners which I have the best players.
He said that his goal in PSL is to bowl with a good economy rate because when you bowl with a good economy you also get wickets, the effort will be to improve your personal numbers. Instead, contribute to the team’s victory.
Rashid Khan said that he also followed the series between Pakistan and South Africa, there was a lot of turn on the wicket. I Will try bowling and today prediction of all matches of PSL will be posted regularly on criclines official website.
He lauded the Lahore Qalandars’ player development program and said that it was an opportunity for any young player to spend a month or two with the world’s top players and learn various aspects of cricket with it. The program is a wonderful program.
He said that before the start of the leagues, the young players did not have many opportunities but since the inception of the leagues, the players have had the opportunity because playing with the top players is a way to improve their game. What can be done, PSL is very important for the young players of Pakistan, it is advised that they consider this time as their most precious time and try to learn as much as they can.
To a question, Rashid Khan praised Pakistan’s Babar Azam, calling him a peer of Virat Kohli and Ken Williamson.
He said that Babar Azam has played great cricket in the last three or four years and has shown his quality in every condition. Babar Azam is a special player and as a bowler, he enjoys bowling a batsman who is challenging because such Your focus is 200% against the top batsmen and you don’t want to give a chance at all because if you make a small mistake in front of a batsman like Babar Azam, he will punish you severely.
He also said that he is ready for the challenge of bowling Babar in PSL. Rashid Khan said that he has very good friends in the Pakistan team, Shadab Khan, Emad Wasim, Fakhr Zaman, Shaheen Shah Afridi is all good friends, he is happy to meet them after a long time. You can get the live cricket score of this tournament on this website.
Rashid Khan says he still can’t believe he’s the best cricketer of the decade, it’s more than a dream for him It was great to be decadent. He said that he considers himself lucky to play in leagues around the world which have made him mentally strong by playing with top players and in opposing conditions.
Talking about the improvement of cricket in Afghanistan, Rashid Khan said that it is important for any small team to have the opportunity to compete with big teams. When you compete against big teams and big players, you have an idea. How to improve the quality of their game, Afghanistan also needs to play more and more cricket with big teams, and when that happens its standard will be even better. If they continue to play with small teams. So the quality will not be better because it will not give a good idea of the merits and demerits.
To a question, Rashid Khan said that in international cricket, players have to be ready for all kinds of conditions. If you say that you like the condition, then I will perform, otherwise, I will not. The sub-wicket was perfect. Teams from Australia, England, or South Africa come to Asia and struggle in spin condition. It is surprising that these countries have all the capabilities. Why don’t they prepare by making such wickets? Asian teams also go there by making bouncy wickets. Can prepare It is important for players to get the pitch out of their minds and think that they just have to perform, they have to perform in every situation.