Current ODI and T20 world No.1 bowler Rashid Khan, 20, has been amazingly consistent across formats for some time. One of 11 siblings, the leg-spinner is now set to play in his first 50-over World Cup starting May. He spoke exclusively with Qaiser Mohammad Ali in Dehradun. Excerpts:
How has been your experience in Greater Noida and Dehradun, the Indian ‘home’ of the Afghanistan team?
It is definitely a ‘home’ for us, considering the crowd support and the love that people shower upon us here. It doesn’t give us the feel that we are playing away from home. We consider this our home. And that is a reason why we are performing well. The kind of support and facilities we have got here in Dehradun, the heart feels that we are playing on our own country. We are quite enjoying our cricket here. We can create whatever type of environment we want. Before coming to Dehradun, we had a camp in Bangalore also.
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