New Delhi. Rashid Khan, the leg-spinner of Gujarat Titans, has opened up about his never-ending love story with the bat. One of the finest spinners in T20 cricket, the Afghan cricketer has consistently been impressive with the bat as well. The world’s number T20 International bowler Rashid Khan recently scored an unbeaten 79 while batting down the order against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023. Rashid had hit 10 blistering sixes while playing this innings in just 32 balls.
Speaking ahead of Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 against Mumbai Indians, Rashid Khan opened up about his fascination and passion for bats. Rashid told that he likes to keep his bats clean and in good condition. When Rashid was asked how he takes care of his bats, the 24-year-old young bowler replied, “It is very important. I have to take care of the bats as they take care of me in the game. Rashid Khan said that all the bats that I have are my favorite and you know that I like bats very much.
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Rashid Khan further revealed that he likes to carry more than 10 bats at a time. He said, “If I don’t have more than 10 bats, I feel I have lost something.” According to Rashid, he always tries to keep his bats clean and also keeps them inside a cover to avoid unnecessary damage. Star spinner said, “Most of the players keep spikes in the kit bag. This leaves marks on the bat and I do not enjoy batting with such a bat.
“I have to look after the bats as they look after me in the games”
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 26, 2023, 18:54 IST