Rashid Khan is playing for the new team Gujarat Titans in IPL-2022. (IPL Photo)
Rashid Khan’s excellent spin is always discussed, but in IPL-2022, his batting has also been discussed fiercely because he has also played the role of finisher this season.
As soon as the name of Rashid Khan comes, the image of such a spinner is formed in the mind who bowls tightly and takes the wickets of the batsmen with his mystery. But IPL-2022 Another avatar of Rashid was seen in (IPL 2022). That avatar was seen in the role of a batsman finisher. This season he is playing for the new fledgling team Gujarat Titans and he has won many matches for this team with his bat. His batting has been in the news this season. Gujarat has to play the final against Rajasthan Royals (GT vs RR) on Sunday and before this match, Rashid has opened secrets about his batting. He has told how he is able to bat like this.
In this season, Rashid has hit nine sixes at a strike rate of more than 206. Certainly, when another skill comes to the fore, there is bound to be a boost in confidence, especially after contributing significantly to two close match victories this season. Rashid said before the final match, I batted above the batting order in which I was batting earlier. The second thing is confidence. The coaching staff, captain and all the players have boosted the confidence. He was confident that I would be able to perform well. That’s the kind of energy you need as a player and that’s what I was given.
practice on the net
Rashid said that he practices a lot in the nets. “I have done a lot of batting practice this season, which was more than ever before. Everyone had faith in me that this player can do and add important runs for the team.
Help the bowlers at the other end
The opposition’s batsmen adopting a risk-free plan has helped Rashid Khan use a defensive strategy to handle one end so that the bowlers at the other end can bowl aggressively. Trying to finish quickly while trying to score runs fast against other bowlers of Gujarat Titans. Rashid has an economy rate of 6.73 in 15 matches, which is quite impressive. He is ninth in the list of highest wicket-takers this season with 18 wickets.
Afghanistan spinner Rashid said, my strategy was no different in the play-offs as well. The energy and thinking process has been the same throughout the tournament, but the teams are playing against me carefully. So I am trying to bowl tight which also increases the chances of the bowler taking wickets at the other end.
let’s try this
Rashid said that the important thing in his bowling is to bowl in a particular area. Rashid said in the press conference before the final, whether it is a league match or a knockout, my mind is focused on bowling in a certain area and I am not trying anything different. My aim is to create pressure.
Admire David Miller
Rashid also praised teammate David Miller and said that because of him, the job of the top order becomes easy. He said, having David in the team, who is in form in the middle order and is scoring runs, it makes the job of the top order easier. 4th, 5th and 6th positions are important in T20 and if a player is in form down the order, it helps in winning the match no matter what the target is.