20 September 1998Date of Birth
Arguably the best leg-spinner in white ball cricket, Rashid Khan was drafted in the Gujarat Titans squad for INR 15 crore ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Afghanistan leggie, Rashid Khan’s story is nothing short of a tale of hard work and passion bringing deserved glory. He grew up in a war-torn Afghanistan and rose through the ranks by his impressive advancements first in tennis ball cricket and then at the higher levels. Ever since his debut IPL season in 2017, Rashid has garnered all the right eyeballs owing to his mastery with the ball. The leg-spinner turned in a few memorable match-winning efforts in SRH’s journey to the finals the 2018 edition. He took 21 wickets and emerged as the second-highest wicket taker in that edition. Over the years he has been one of the most sought after players in franchise T20 leagues and with a wealth of experience, he is definitely a threat to the opposition.