BBL 2020-21: Season 10 ‘Rashid Khan stuns all with a balancing catch for Adelaide Strikers

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BBL 2020-21: Season 10 ‘Rashid Khan stuns all with a balancing catch for Adelaide Strikers

 

BBL 2020-21: Season 10 ‘Rashid Khan stuns all with a balancing catch for Adelaide StrikersRashid Khan performs for Adelaide Strikers in BBL 10. (Screengrab)

Rashid Khan showcased his fielding abilities within the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) on Sunday throughout Adelaide Strikers’ opener towards Hobart Hurricanes on the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.

The 22-year-old Afghanistan bowler surprised everybody together with his acrobatics close to the boundary rope to dismiss Hobart Hurricanes batsman Colin Ingram within the first innings.

Within the 16th over, Ingram managed to smack a brief ball from Peter Siddle excessive within the air. The ball was set to cross the boundary rope, however, Rashid caught the ball adeptly close to the boundary line.

After taking the catch, the leg-spinner virtually misplaced his stability however regained it after taking a few hops. He threw the ball within the air and stepped previously the boundary rope, earlier than stepping again into finish the catch.

Though Rashid earned plaudits for his fielding effort, he had an underwhelming begin to the tenth version of the match for Adelaide Strikers. He registered figures of 1/38 with the ball and was dismissed for a golden duck in the course of the chase.

However, his teammate Peter Siddle had a second of his personal within the first innings. Whereas bowling towards Tim David within the ultimate over of the Hurricanes’ innings, the veteran Australian pacer stopped mid-way by his run-up to warn the non-striker, James Faulkner.

Even after being given a Mankading warning, Faulkner dared Siddle to run him out in jest.

The Hurricanes emerged victorious on the finish of the day as they defeated the Strikers by 11 runs. After D’Arcy Quick’s 48-ball 72 propelled the Hurricanes to 174/5, the Strikers had been restricted to 163/9 on the finish of 20 overs. The Matthew Wade-led crew has now received each of their matches of the season to this point.

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