IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans Player Created History, Broke 14-Year-Old Record In T20 Cricket

Geeta Kumar
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Rashid Khan

There is less than a week left for IPL 2024 to start. All the teams are busy preparing for this mega tournament. Now, a strong player of Gujarat Titans has seen a blast in T20 cricket. After surgery, this player has wreaked havoc on the cricket field. Before the start of IPL 2024 Season-17, it is great news for Gujarat Titans that their strong player has returned to form after surgery.

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Rashid Khan Broke 14 Years Old Record

These days, the T20 series is being played between Afghanistan and Ireland. One match of which was played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 15 March. The command of the Afghanistan team for this series is in the hands of Rashid Khan. While bowling in this match, Rashid Khan took 3 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs.

With this, Rashid Khan has become the player to bowl the best bowling spell by any Afghan captain in T20 cricket. Earlier, this record was issued under the name of former Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal. While bowling during a match in 2010, they took 3 wickets for 23 runs in 4 overs.

Afghanistan Captain’s Best Performance In T20 Cricket

  • Rashid Khan vs Ireland 4-0-19-3 (The year 2024)
  • Nawroz Mangal vs Ireland 4-0-23-3 (2010)
  • Gulbadin Naib vs Sri Lanka 4-0-28-3 (Year 2023)
  • Mohammad Nabi vs Scotland 4-0-12-2 (2013)
  • Mohammad Nabi vs Sri Lanka 4-0-14-2 (Year 2022)

Ireland Won The Match By 38 Runs

Batting first in this match, Ireland scored 149 runs, losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. Batting for Ireland, Harry Tractor played the highest unbeaten inning of 56 runs. While bowling for Afghanistan, Rashid Khan took a maximum of 3 wickets. After this, the Afghanistan team collapsed for 111 runs in 18.4 overs. Batting for Afghanistan, Mohammad Ishaq scored the highest innings of 32 runs. Apart from this, Mohammad Nabi scored 25 runs.

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