Rashid Khan showered heaps of praise on young Noor Ahmed after his brilliant bowling performance against the Mumbai Indians at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. The 18-year-old spinner took 3 wickets and gave away 37 runs in his 4 overs. took the priced wicket of Cameron Green, Tim David, and Suryakumar Yadav all 3 who could take the game away quickly from the opposition. Gujarat won the game by a
Ahmad was precise 55 runs. with his line and lengths making the batters difficult to read him. His countrymate, Rashid Khan advised him to change the line and lengths which immediately resulted in the best player of spin Suryakumar Yadav.
Even in the last game, under the guidance of the experienced Rashid Khan, the youngster quickly reassessed the conditions and brought the Titans back into the game. The evolution of Noor Ahmed is quite interesting. It is hard to believe that Noor Ahmad is just 18 years old. After failing to defend 13 runs in the last over against Rajasthan Royals, the young chinaman has quickly learned from his mistakes and bowled good lines and lengths.
Rashid Khan said
His countrymate Rashid Khan praised the young kid and said that the hard work of the youngster is paying off. Rashid further said that these are encouraging signs not just for Gujarat but for Afghanistan Cricket.
“(On Noor Ahmad) It’s great to have him in the side and sharing the bowling partnership with him since last year. That kid, he just wants to learn and he’s working so hard. Last year the way he was working, bowling lots in the nets, kept asking the questions. Even when I was in the gym, he was coming to the gym and saying, ‘let’s bowl here in the gym.’ At 1AM, 2 AM he was bowling with me in the gym. to get better and perform. He got the opportunity now and he’s been delivering. I am so happy for him that he’s delivering. It’s a great news for GT and also for Afghanistan.”
Noor Ahmad, a left-arm wristspinner from Afghanistan was 15 years old, made history when he made his BBL debut with the Melbourne Renegades in the 2020–21 season.
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