Former Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan rewrote history within the Big Bash League (BBL) along with his record-making figures of 6-17 for the Adelaide Strikers on the Gabba on Wednesday.
The Afghan leg-spinner dismissed Brisbane Heat batters Sam Heazlett (0) and Jake Lehmann (0) in consecutive deliveries in his second over, with Lachlan Pfeffer (23 off 24) run out off the primary ball of the over as a part of a uncommon crew hat-trick.
Khan bagged one other wicket in his subsequent over when Will Prestwidge was caught for a duck.
The bowler, who’s leaving the BBL for worldwide obligation, claimed the third-best bowling figures within the league’s history when he took three extra wickets in his fourth and remaining over to restrict Brisbane to 90 all out and seal victory for the Strikers.
His contribution with the bat was additionally exceptional within the match earlier than he was bowled in a weird style by Mujeeb Ur Rahman (1-28) to finish his four-ball 13-run innings.
Khan’s efficiency helped his crew to achieve fifth place which was reeling on the backside.