Thursday, April 25, 2024
spot_img

Bashir over the moon after Rohit’s wicket

Date:

Share post:

spot_img
spot_img

Visakhapatnam, Feb 2: England’s debutant off-spinner Shoaib Bashir said getting the scalp of India captain Rohit Sharma as his first Test wicket on Day One of the second Test at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Friday felt ‘very, very awesome’.
In his fourth over, Bashir, 20, had Rohit edge a turning ball to backward square-leg while trying to glance, giving the youngster his first Test wicket. Before the end of the day’s play, Bashir had another success when Axar Patel cut straight to point as India reached 336/6 at stumps, with his figures reading as 2-100.
“If you were to tell me that two years ago, I would laugh. To have made my debut here is very special. It’s something you dream of as a kid, so I am so grateful. It was a very special moment receiving my Test cap and for me to get Rohit Sharma as my first wicket was very, very awesome.”
“He’s a great player of spin as well and that (dismissing him) was my highlight. I’m just so grateful to God and my family. They’ve supported me through thick and thin. I had a lot of ups and downs in my journey, so I just want to thank them as well,” said Bashir. (IANS)

spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

Sports Snippets

Former wrestler Narsingh Yadav elected chairman of WFI panel Varanasi, April 24: Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Narsingh Pancham Yadav...

Congress, Shillong LS seat-ko chena ka·dongenga

SHILLONG: Voice of the People Party (VPP), Shillong Lok Sabha seat-ko chena ka·dongengnaba donga, indiba Congress-ba uamangni ka·donganiko...

Indian archers eye gold

Shanghai, April 24: The Indian men’s and women’s compound archery teams assured the country of a podium finish...

Nadal unsure about French Open

Madrid, April 24: Rafael Nadal will play in the Madrid Open despite not being fully fit and didn’t...