Rashid Khan graced the title of the youngest bowler to select 400 T20 wickets when he scalped the wicket of Martin Guptill throughout Afghanistan’s Super 12 Group 2 match of the T20 World Cup towards New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
The 23-year-old achieved the feat in his 289th T20 match.
Another landmark 🚩 for @rashidkhan_19
Rashid went by way of the defences of Martin Guptill to finish his 400 wickets in T20 cricket. Earlier within the match, he grew to become the quickest bowler to take 100 wickets in T20Is by way of fewer quantity innings (53). pic.twitter.com/v0qni4AEBh
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) November 7, 2021
Adding his title to the elite panel, Rashid grew to become the fourth bowler after Dwayne Bravo (553 wickets), Sunil Narine (425 wickets), Imran Tahir (420 wickets) to enter the 400-wicket membership.
Earlier, Rashid had additionally turn out to be the quickest bowler to register 100 wickets in T20Is within the ongoing T20 World Cup.
Rashid additionally holds the file for many T20 scalps in a calendar yr, having picked a staggering 96 wickets in 2018.
Rashid is just the fourth man, after Tim Southee, Shakib Al Hasan and Lasith Malinga, to realize the milestone of 100 wickets in T20Is.
Rashid picked his one hundredth wicket in solely his 53rd match, surpassing Sri Lankan tempo legend Lasith Malinga’s earlier file of reaching the landmark in his 76th recreation.