Sportskeeda – In ‘Test of patience’, Rashid wary of ‘panic’ attack

News 04 Jun 2018, 17:52 IST

By Bharat Sharma
Dehradun, Jun 4 (PTI) The crown prince of cricket’s slam-bang version, Afghanistan star Rashid Khan says he is prepared for the “test of patience” that awaits him in the country’s five-day debut against India, where all he wants is to keep the jangling nerves at bay.

Summary

  • In ‘Test of patience’, Rashid wary of ‘panic’ attackNews 04 Jun 2018, 17:52 IST By Bharat SharmaDehradun, Jun 4 (PTI) The crown prince of cricket’s slam-bang version, Afghanistan star Rashid Khan says he is prepared for the “test of patience” that awaits him in the country’s five-day debut against India, where all he wants is to keep the jangling nerves at bay.
  • “Being a Test cricketer is not a lot different to playing ODIs and T20s,” the 19-year-old Rashid, the world’s No.1 T20 bowler, told PTI in an interview here.
  • Rashid hasn’t been home for a year and lost a friend to one of Afghanistan’s several terror attacks quite recently but is determined to be in the best possible frame of mind on the field for the sake of his “troubled people”.
  • “So, all these incidents do affect me a lot but I try to keep myself in the best possible frame of mind to give a good performance on the field so that the troubled people back home get something to cheer about,” he added.
  • He has lots of skills and in future he will be able to do even better,” said Rashid when asked about his rapport with other spinners in the national team.

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