Rashid Khan’s unique records

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan of Afghanistan is one of the best spinners in world cricket. Rashid Khan is best known for his ability to restrict runs and take wickets by building pressure over the batting side. Rashid can hit the ball. He is a clean hitter of the ball. In this article, we will see some unique records held by Rashid Khan.

  • Rashid Khan is the second-highest wicket-taker in T20Is. He has 118 wickets in T20Is so far.
  • Rashid Khan has the best bowling figure in T20Is for Afghanistan. He took 5 wickets and gave only 3 runs in his 4-over spell to register the best bowling figure for Afghanistan.
  • Rashid Khan is also the second-highest wicket-taker in overall T20Is. He has 482 wickets in T20Is so far.
  • Rashid Khan was the fastest to achieve the 100 wickets mark in T20Is. He did it in only 53 matches.
  • He is also the fastest to achieve the 100 wickets mark in ODIs. Rashid took 100 wickets in ODIs in only 44 matches.
  • Rashid Khan was the third youngest bowler to pick five wickets to haul in ODIs. He was only 18 years and 178 days old when he took his first five wickets to haul in ODIs.
  • He is also the youngest captain to lead his team in test format. He was 20 years and 350 days of age when he was named captain of Afghanistan in tests.
  • He is also the youngest captain to lead his team in ODIs. He captained Afghanistan at 19 years and 165 days of age.
  • Rashid Khan has the fourth-best bowling figure in ODIs of 7/18 in his spell.
  • One of the most unique records of Rashid Khan is he has the most number of wickets by Leg Before wicket in T20Is. He has 28 by LBW in T20Is.

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