Rashid Khan names the best batsman in the World

Rashid Khan believes another Sachin Tendulkar will not come again to this world.

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli | Getty Images

Young leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan has recently claimed that Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world at the moment while regretting the fact that he will never be able to bowl the Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar in the future.

The 19-year-old is regretting to not being there when Tendulkar was playing, feels unlucky as there will never be such player will come again to the Cricket world whom he will never bowl.

The Afghanistan bowler further went on to express his disappointment that Kohli will not feature in their historic one-off Test in Bangalore starting from 14 June being sidelined with a neck injury. 

Meanwhile, Rashid was recently busy in playing T20 International series against Bangladesh, where he took 8 wickets in the three-match series and played a crucial role in Afghanistan’s series win with 3-0 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun in India.

In an interview to Cricket Soccer, Rashid revealed, “I would love to bowl to him [Kohli] in Test cricket as well. He is the best batsman right now in the world. [But] I think there are lots of other [world-class] batsmen in the [Indian] line-up.”

He signed off by saying, “I would love to bowl to him. I think taking his wicket is something else but you know just bowling to him is a dream of every player, every bowler. I don’t’ think that such a player will come again to this world. So, I should consider myself a little bit unlucky not to bowl to him.”




By Rashmi Nanda - 08 Jun, 2018

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