Rashid Khan recently took to an Instagram live to list his favourite Indian Cricket players. His list includes the likes of both batsmen and bowlers.
Rashid Khan lists his favourite batsmen from the Indian cricket team
The Afghanistan leg spinner, Rashid Khan, is a great admirer of Indian cricket players. He has shown his admiration from time to time. There are a few players whom he immensely respects and admires.
Coming to the batsmen, he names Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Following that, he names wicketkeeping-batsman MS Dhoni, and then current Indian skipper Virat Kohli. All three of these players are Indian legends. Not only have they proven themselves time and time again, but also they have a significant fanbase. Players all across the globe have admired their skills and have made extremely positive comments regarding their sportsmanship.
Sachin Tendulkar has over 18,000 runs in ODIs and over 15,000 runs in Test Cricket. Next, MS Dhoni has 10,773 ODI runs, over 1,500 T20 runs, and 4,876 Test runs. Coming to Virat Kohli, his stats stand at 11,687 runs in ODIs, 2,794 runs in T20s, and over 7,000 runs in Test Cricket.
He names three of his favourite Indian team bowlers
On the other hand, Rashid Khan announces the names of the Indian Cricket team bowlers whom he truly admires. According to Khan’s list, the names are Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Anil Kumble.
All three of these bowlers have made significant impact on the wickets secured by the Indian team. Affording to statistics, Jasprit Bumrah has 104 ODI wickets, 59 T20 wickets, and 68 Test wickets. Coming to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, his achievements include 132 ODI wickets, 41 T20 wickets, and 63 Test wickets. Finally, Anil Kumble’s stats stand at 337 ODI wickets and 619 Test wickets.
Rashid Khan has previously played with Bhuvneshwar Kumar during the Indian Premier League. Both of them were a part of the IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. On top of that, Rashid Khan has always looked up to Anil Kumble for being the leg-spinner he is. Finally, Jasprit Bumrah is one of the top bowlers in the world of cricket today.