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IPL 2017: Hyderabad skipper Warner praises Afghan leg-spinner Rashid for impressive performance against Bangalore

Sunrisers Hyderabad Registered An Impressive Victory Against Royal Challengers Banglore On Wednesday And Skipper David Warner Praised Rashid Khan Arman, The Leg Spinner From Afghanistan For His Impressive Debut In IPL.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 07 Apr 2017, 01:15:47 PM
Rashid Khan Arman, the leg spinner from Afghanistan

New Delhi:

Sunrisers Hyderabad registered an impressive victory against Royal Challengers Banglore on Wednesday and skipper David Warner praised Rashid Khan Arman, the leg spinner from Afghanistan for his impressive debut in IPL.

Warner also said that he is 'fantastic prospect' for Afghanistan.

"Oh he was fantastic. He has the talent and seems to be a fantastic prospect for Afghanistan cricket. It was fantastic the manner in which the guys batted through the middle. We got to see the Yuvi of the old we know."

Rashid Khan made his ODI debut on Afghanistan's tour of Zimbabwe in October 2015. A year and a half later, while back on tour in Zimbabwe in

February 2017, the legspinner fetched the highest ever bid for an Associate player in the IPL Auction. He was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 4 crore.

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Man of the match Yuvraj Singh said:"When you make a comeback and play well, you gain confidence. You don't have to worry that you have to make a comeback (to Indian team). I'm batting more hours, working on the short ball, the slower ball, hitting in the V. I was a bit lucky today but I have been playing the short ball really well."     

Rival skipper Shane Watson admitted that they were outplayed.

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First Published : 06 Apr 2017, 08:12:00 AM