Afghanistan’s Rashid man of the match in BBL debut

SYDNEY – Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has made a stunning debut in Australia’s Big Bash League, winning man-of-the-match honours for the Adelaide Strikers. Rashid, the first Afghan to play BBL T20, starred in the Strikers’ 53-run win over Sydney Thunder. Rashid, 19, captured 2-22. “It means a lot to Afghanistan to play in such a big league,” Rashid said. “And then to perform and get player of the match – it was a dream to play in this league, so it’s a proud moment for my country, for me, for my family.”

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