Afghanistan’s cricket sensation Rashid Khan who is playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has finished his spell against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday night with figures of 3/7. He bowled 17 dots, The India Express reported.
Rashid spun a web around the Delhi Capitals batsmen at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday as he registered the most economical spell of the ongoing IPL 2020 campaign.
Rashid’s spell against Delhi also became the sixth-most economical spell in IPL history after Ashish Nehra’s 1/6 (vs KXIP, 2009), Fidel Edwards’ 0/6 (vs KKR, 2009), Yuzvendra Chahal’s 1/6 (vs CSK, 2019), Rahul Sharma’s 2/7 (vs MI, 2011), and Lockie Ferguson’s 2/7 (vs RCB, 2017), according to the report.
Rashid started bowling in the seventh over in the second innings when Delhi were 54/2. He got his first wicket of the night by bowling Shimron Hetmyer out on his very first delivery.
Rashid got his third wicket of the night after he dismissed Axar Patel with the help of Priyam Garg’s catch.
At the end of his spell, Delhi were struggling at 83/6 after 13 overs.
In this previous games this year, Rashid registered figures of 3/13, which makes his combined figures stand at 6/20 from eight overs.