Delhi Capitals Bowling Avesh Khan revealed the praise he received from the captain of India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) They grow kohliwhom he fired during their match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season.
The 24-year-old bowler not only grabbed 14 cassettes in eight games to help his team climb to the top of the table, but also received the expensive cash registers of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Doni and Kohli from RCB in the postponed season IPL-14.
“I spoke to Collie during the IPL when DC was playing RCB. He told me I bowled well and I have to keep doing it,” Hahn told Cricket Next on Saturday.
The Indore-born rhythm – who became the second tallest player on the neck in the IPL-14 with Chris Morris of the Rajasthan Royals – beat Donnie in the second game of the season, sending the former Indian skipper as a duck with two balls.
The match that DC won with seven wickets saw Hahn return 2/23 in his four overs.
Khan then bowled Collie for just 12 runs in Ahmedabad in Game 22, returning figures of 1/24 in his four overs. RCB eventually won the nail biting competition with just one performance.
“Both (Dhoni and Kohli) are legends of Indian cricket. I liked to reject both. For a beginner cricketer like me, these were happy occasions,” added Khan.