After having a poor last game, King Rashid Khan was back to his very best against the Capitals as he registered figures of 3-14 in 4 overs, which included crucial scalps of Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rishabh Pant.
Rashid Khan deservedly got the ‘Player of the Match’ for his match-winning spell and when asked about any pressure that he was feeling after a lacklustre start to the tournament, the champion wrist-spinner said that he never puts pressure on himself. Rashid Khan said he just focuses on the basics and hope for the best in every game. He also added that he had analyzed after 2-3 balls that bowling back-of-length was the way to go on this wicket.
I don’t put pressure on myself, I just keep myself calm and composed and focus on what I can do. I just go out there and do the basics right. I bowled quicker today, when I started and bowled my first ball, I realized it. You need two three balls to know what the right pace is. In these conditions you need to bowl back of a length to the batsmen.
Rashid Khan gets nostalgic while remembering his late mother
Rashid Khan heaped praise on his skipper David Warner for his consistent backing. Khan also went on to remember his late mother and revealed that she would always call him after his MOM performances in the IPL, something that he is dearly missing at the moment.
”Warner always backs me and tells me that you know what’s best for the team. That’s what we discuss on the field. Tough one and a half years for me, first my dad expired and it took a bit of time for me to come back. This award goes to them. My mom was my biggest fan, especially in the IPL and when I was the MoM, she would always talk to me through the night,” Rashd Khan added.
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A heartfelt tribute from @rashidkhan_19 as he dedicates his Man of the Match award to his late parents. His mom was a fan of his bowling and was proud to see him collect Man of the Match awards in IPL. #Dream11IPL #DCvSRH @SunRisers pic.twitter.com/W1ta0G5kRe
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) September 29, 2020