Exclusive: Rashid Khan Is The Best Leg Spinner In World Cricket At The Moment – Piyush Chawla

Rashid Khan. Credit: BCCI

One of India’s veteran leg-spinners, Piyush Chawla has said that Rashid Khan, the Afghan spin wizard is the best leg-spinner in world cricket at the moment. He rated Rashid Khan even higher than the Indian stalwart and the current social media star, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Rashid Khan has emerged as one of the greatest leg-spinners in the global cricketing circuit in recent times. He has been a favourite to pick wickets for his team in clutch situations — and his wit while spinning the ball has made him a must-have by all the teams of all the global T20 leagues in world cricket.


Now, Piyush Chawla, the veteran Indian leg-spinner, has also acknowledged the fact and stated that Rashid is above every leg-spinner in world cricket.

Piyush Chawla Rates Rashid Khan As The Best Leg-Spinner In The World

In an exclusive chat with CricketAddictor.com, Piyush Chawla said, “The way Rashid is bowling currently, he is the best leg-spinner for me in world cricket presently.”

Piyush Chawla.

Rashid has played a total of 4 Test matches so far wherein, he has claimed 23 wickets at an average of 21.09 with 6/49 being his highest wickets in an innings and 11/ 104, being his best individual performance in a match. Apart from it, Rashid has claimed 133 wickets in the ODIs and 89 wickets in the T20Is he has played so far.

Piyush Chawla Features In An Elite List Of Cricketers

Piyush Chawla has been one of India’s elite players ever as he has been part of the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning squad and also in the 2011 ODI World Cup-winning squad. A downfall in performance has led to his exit from team India. However, Piyush believes he has still got it and has not announced his retirement so far.

Piyush Chawla (Credits – AFP)

He is among the legendary spinners in the Indian domestic circuit as the leggie has clinched close to 900 wickets in first-class cricket. He recently joined the Chennai Super Kings franchise in the IPL and it will be his first season for the southern giants this year if at all the IPL takes place.

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