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New IPL star in the making? Who is Arshad Khan, the allrounder who slammed 50 in 25 balls for LSG?

New IPL star in the making? Who is Arshad Khan, the allrounder who slammed 50 in 25 balls for LSG?

Who is Arshad Khan, the Lucknow Super Giants all-rounder who almost snatched the game from Delhi Capitals' mouth?

In the recently held game against Delhi Capitals, Lucknow Super Giants new star all-rounder Arshad Khan performed wonders with the bat. He played an amazing innings of 58 runs in just 33 balls while chasing a giant total of 208 runs posted by DC in 20 overs.

Although LSG lost the game by 19 runs, his breathtaking innings has become the talk of the town. So the question is, do we have our new IPL star? Looking at his performances, it looks like yes, especially considering his batting. Although he didn’t get many chances to bat, he is known for big shots. In the 3 matches he played in IPL 2024, he has an impressive strike rate of 156.60.

Already Played for Mumbai Indians!

After consistently performing at domestic tournaments, the Mumbai Indians picked him in the 2022 auction at a base price of Rs 20 lakh. Despite being ruled out due to injury for the entire season, he was replaced by Kumar Kartikeya. However, MI still retained him for the 2023 season, where he played six matches and picked up five wickets.

Highest wicket taker in the CK Nayudu Trophy

Khan came to the spotlight in the 2019-20 CK Nayudu Trophy, where he ended up as the leading wicket-taker with 35 wickets, and showing his all-round abilities, he made 400 runs for Madhya Pradesh that year.

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