Afghanistan’s cricket sensation Rashid Khan on Thursday became the youngest and the fastest bowler to complete 300 wickets in T20 cricket when he dismissed former Afghan captain Mohammad Nabi who plays for the St Lucia Zouks in Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Despite the loss for Barbados Trident, it was a special match for Khan, who has amazed cricket lovers all over the world with his variation.
Ahead of the start of the CPL 2020, former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee had said that Rashid Khan would be the player to watch out in this tournament, according to a report by India Today.
With the dismissal of all-rounder Mohammad Nabi on Thursday, at 21 years and 335 days, Rashid Khan became the youngest to complete 300 wickets in T20 cricket, India Today reports. Rashid has also managed to become the fastest bowler to do this, in 213 matches.
Rashid Khan, who is member of Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team, also plays for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and will be joining his franchise in the UAE when the tournament begins on September 19.
He has become a key player of Sunrisers Hyderabad with his all-round performance in the previous IPL editions.
Rashid Khan has also played for Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League in Australia.