Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has become a sensation in world cricket ever since he began playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. All the other IPL Franchises have been trying their best not lose too many wickets in the four overs bowled by Rashid Khan. He's such an impact player!
Rashid Khan, a talented cricketer from Afghanistan who plays for Hyderabad franchise in IPL, won millions of hearts across the globe with his all-round performance in a do-or-die game against Kolkata Knight Riders.
The leggie from Afghanistan set the stage on fire on Friday when he single-handedly propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad to the finals of the IPL 2018. Thanks to his heroics with both bat and ball, the man has been receiving overwhelming accolades from all across the globe, including a special tweet from Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu.
Mahesh Babu, who is known to be an ardent follower of cricket, seemed to be bowled over by Khan’s magic on the field against Kolkata Knight Riders in the tournament’s second qualifier. The ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ actor, who was excited about Hyderabad making it to the finals, tweeted, ‘Take a bow @rashidkhan_19… Whatta match by @SunRisers 👏Can’t wait for Sunday!!! Congratulations to the whole team. 😊 Go #OrangeArmy #SRH.’
Rashid thanked Mahesh and said he is keenly following his movies.
He tweeted ‘Thank you bro 🙌🏻🙌🏻 watching your movies keenly 😊’. This tweet is now going viral in social media.
Thank you bro 🙌🏻🙌🏻 watching your movies keenly 😊— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) May 25, 2018
Tollywood fraternity has been a keen follower of IPL for long, and many celebrities from the industry are often spotted in the stadium. Top star Venkatesh is spotted a number of times in the stadium supporting the home team, SRH, and another actor Sai Dharam Tej too is very active on social media encouraging his favourite team. Actor Varun Tej also has lent his support to the Orange Army for this year IPL season.