Afghanistan’s world-class spinner Rashid Khan has been sensational for any team he has been playing and he reckoned that the UAE wickets will certainly assist the spinners. The leg spinner recently took part in the IPL 2021 UAE phase and he finished as the highest wicket-taker for the Sunrisers Hyderabad side with all the other bowlers struggling.
Rashid Khan, One of the best bowlers in the world, will be the trump card for the Afghanistan side in the T20 World Cup 2021. He is ranked number three in the ICC T20 rankings and he has some staggering records in the limited-overs format internationally.
“It Should Be Spinners’ World Cup” – Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan feels that the spinners will have more of a say in the UAE conditions and expects the T20 World Cup to be dominated by the spinners. He added that even if the wickets are prepared to assist fast bowlers, the spinners will always come into play in the T20 World Cup.
“Conditions here are always good for spinners and it should be spinners’ World Cup,”
“Doesn’t matter how wickets are prepared here, it is always helpful for the spinners. Spinners will play a huge role in this World Cup.” Rashid Khan told as quoted by ESPN Cricinfo.
Spinners Can Change the Game Quickly Reckons Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan noted that the spinners have been very effective in IPL and can change the game very quickly. He expects the same to take place in the T20 World Cup and added that the best spinners will always look potent.
As we have seen in the IPL, spinners have brought back their team in the game. I feel that will be same in the World Cup as well. The best spinners will bring their team back in the game and win it.” He added
Rashid’s first assignment in the T20 World Cup 2021 was in the warm-up fixture against South Africa and he did not bowl in the game.