Watch: Rashid Khan has done it again; bags a superb hat-trick in BBL
Rashid Khan is probably one of the best spinners in the world. In fact, he is the most sought-after bowler in T20 cricket. With a wide range of bowling variations to his bowling arsenal, the 22-year-old has not only become an indispensable asset to the Afghanistan cricket team but also made a mark for himself in franchise cricket leagues.
Rashid Khan has represented the national team in 5 Tests, 74 ODIs and 51 T20Is, claiming 34, 140 and 95 wickets to his name. Let's not forget the fact that he is a handy batsman as he is capable of taking the attack to the cleaners.
He has scored 1 fifty in Tests and 5 fifties in the 50-over format. The Afghanistan international has by far assisted various cricket franchise leagues all across the world. This is why he is liked and admired by fans globally. The young talented leg-spinner is known for his ability to bamboozle the batsmen with a bag of tricks and trade.
Rashid Khan bags a hat-trick
Afghanistan leg-spinner knows how to bring the best out of himself. He is known for his in-depth analysis of the game. He knows how to keep the batsmen silent. One of the best moments of his cricketing career came when he hogged the limelight by taking yet another hat-trick in his T20 cricket career.
This incident came during the 9th edition of the Big Bash League. The young spinner picked up a hat-trick during the match between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers. This is his third hat-trick in his T20 career. The leg-spinner got rid of England cricketer James Vince and Jack Edwards off back to back deliveries to create a hat-trick opportunity on the first delivery of his next over.
He dismissed Jordan Silk to accomplish his third T20 hat-trick. Thus, the Afghan prospect became the first Strikers' bowler to achieve a hat-trick in the league. He returned with sensational bowling figures of 4/22. Rashid Khan drew praises for his exceptional bowling performance.
That's pretty neat from Rashid Khan pic.twitter.com/PAKNy3X0g7— Flighted Leggie 🏏 (@flighted_leggie) April 11, 2021