“My mom was the biggest fan of cricket and IPL. She was always watching me and enjoying my cricket. Especially when I won a man of the match, whole night she would talk to me. That is something I am missing a lot. Their best memories are always with me but, yes, a tough few years for me.”
Rashid had lacklustre outings in the last two matches by his lofty matches, both of which SRH lost. On Tuesday, however, Rashid was pivotal in SRH’s win, dismissing Shikhar Dhawan, DC captain Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant, all three of whom were important wickets as SRH defended a target of 163.
“I think I don’t take pressure on myself that I have to create impact. I keep calm and cool and focused on what I have to do. I look to do the basics right, and enjoy the game,” he said.
“When I bowled the first ball, I knew if I bowl quicker and harder, you could get turn. Then you have to bowl the length, a…