WATCH: Rashid Khan dismisses Mohammad Nabi as Peter Siddle grabs incredible catch in BBL 2019-20

Dixit Bhargav
|Published 12/01/2020

Rashid Khan dismisses Mohammad Nabi: The Afghani spinner dismissed his senior all-rounder in the latter’s first match of the tournament.

During the 34th match of the ongoing ninth season of the Big Bash League between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades in Adelaide, Adelaide Strikers spinner Rashid Khan dismissed his Afghani teammate and Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Mohammad Nabi.

It all happened on the fourth delivery of the 13th over when Nabi’s attempt to play a big shot against Rashid on the leg side saw him skying the ball in the air towards point.

Siddle, who was fielding at short third-man, ran to his right to grab an incredible diving catch to dismiss the dangerous all-rounder. Coming in to bat at No. 5 in the 10th over, Nabi ended up scoring 6 (11) as his countryman Rashid registered his 50th BBL wicket.

Chasing a 174-run target, Renegades were bundled out for 110 in 17.4 overs. Barring Beau Webster (49), no other Melbourne batsmen showed signs of persisting against the hosts’ attack.

With bowling figures of 3-0-14-3, Siddle was the pick of the bowlers for Adelaide. Apart from him, Rashid and captain Travis Head grabbed two wicket apiece.

After Head won the toss and chose to bat, Strikers posted 173/6 in 20 overs on the back of an 80-run partnership for the fifth wicket between Jonathan Wells (58) and Matthew Short (41).

Rashid Khan dismisses Mohammad Nabi

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. His first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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