Rashid Khan is enduring an bizarre IPL this yr with the ball when it comes to wickets, however the Gujarat Titans spinner is to not bothered concerning the statistics so long as he can produce economical spells for his workforce. Rashid has up to now claimed 11 wickets from as many video games at an financial system fee of 6.84, figures which undoubtedly will not please him a lot.
However the star Afghan cricketer has taken it in stride.
“Whereas bowling in T20s it is all the time nice to take wickets however for me, it’s kind of completely different as a result of I all the time give attention to financial system and that’s one thing which places strain on the batters,” Rashid mentioned on the post-match digital press convention after GT’s five-run loss to Mumbai Indians on Friday.
“However undoubtedly in comparison with different IPLs, obtained much less wickets this yr. In a few video games I did not bowl pretty much as good as I ought to have. However that is T20, there’s a lot so that you can be taught.” Rashid had a very good recreation in opposition to MI, selecting up 2 for twenty-four in addition to accumulating three catches.
However it was to not be GT’s day as needing 9 runs within the last over, they could not end off the chase.
“Hardik and (Rahul) Tewatia’s run outs had been the sport changers. That’s the fantastic thing about T20 generally you may rating 9 off 2 balls and generally you fail in scoring 9 off 6 balls,” Rashid mentioned.
“There’s a lot to be taught, to not repeat the destructive issues which we did in the previous few video games.” MI pacer, who defended 9 runs within the final over, mentioned he was simply attempting to bowl his greatest balls.
“I used to be seeking to bowl my greatest balls within the last overs, type a change the size slightly bit, hold the ball away and bowl good and sluggish and obtained slightly little bit of dip.
“For me it was a very good time to mirror on my performances, what I do rather well and execute these on the bottom,” mentioned Sams, who completed with figures of 0/18 from his three overs.
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