Rashid Khan is creating one history after another. After a super-successful show in IPL 2018, Rashid Khan came back strongly to help Afghanistan post their maiden T20I win over Bangladesh at Dehradun on Sunday.
Rashid Khan took three wickets for 13 runs in 3 overs to help Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 45 runs in the first T20I.
The match-winning performance helped Rashid Khan create history as he became the fastest player in terms of time taken to take 50 T20I wickets.
Rashid Khan took two hours and 220 days to become the fastest players in terms of time taken to bag 50 T20I wickets.
He beat the previous record of Saeed Ajmal who took 2 years and 296 days to bag 50 T20I wickets.
In terms of matches, Rashid Khan is joint second in the list, taking 31 matches to reach the landmark. He takes the second spot along with Imran Tahir. He is behind Ajanatha Mendis’ record of 26 T20I match to reach 50 wickets.