Rashid Khan bags the best bowling figure record at BBL
CRICDOT DESK : Rashid Khan has set a record in the current edition of the Big Bash, a popular T20 franchise tournament in Australia. The Afghan star lost one wicket after another after being distracted by a leg-spinner.
The Brisbane Heat were on their way to victory, chasing a target of 162 against the Adelaide Strikers, scoring 72 for 2 in 6 overs. Rashid Khan shattered their dream of victory.
Rashid Khan, who scored 11 runs in the seventh over, bowled Lanchan Phaper in the ninth over. Rashid Hazel forced Sam Hazlett to catch in the next ball and Rashid Khan bowled Jake Lehmann in the third ball.
Confused by his leg spin, Brisbane lost 6 wickets to collect the last 26 runs. Rashid Khan took 6 wickets in the last 6 wickets. The five-star batsman of the Brisbane Heat did not get a chance to open the scoring due to his spin.
The Adelaide Strikers won the match by 61 runs with Rashid Khan’s all-round performance at the Brisbane Ground on Tuesday. After collecting 13 runs from four balls with two sixes with the bat, Rashid Khan took 6 wickets for just 16 runs in 4 overs with the ball.
This is the best bowling figure in the current Big Bash. But the third best in the history of the Big Bash. Legendary Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga took 6 wickets for just 7 runs in 4 overs including one maiden in the 2012 edition. In 2016, New Zealand star spinner Is Saudi took 6 wickets for 11 runs in 3.3 overs.