Rashid Khan, Shane Warne exchange pleasantries on Twitter

Rashid Khan, Shane Warne exchange pleasantries on Twitter

The two leg spinners showed mutual admiration on Twitter.

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Rashid Khan of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates fall of MS Dhoni’s wicket. (Photo by IANS)

Riding on a spirited all-round show from Rashid Khan, the Sunrisers Hyderabad have moved to the finals of the IPL 2018. The stellar performance in the Qualifier 2 has fetched a lot of praise for Rashid Khan. Among the many who were impressed by his show last night was Shane Warne. The former Australian cricketer, who is revered as the greatest leg spin bowler of all time, took to micro blogging site Twitter to praise Rashid Khan.

In his tweet, Warne exclaimed that it is always exciting to see leg spinners bowl. But Rashid has a very different aura around him. The way he bowls is very different and very exciting. Also, to see him succeed and thrive in such pressure games is a delight for any cricket fan and Warne himself is not an exception either. He is very proud to see Rashid grow leaps and bounds in the game.

Here is how Shane Warne praised Rashid Khan:

“As a leg spinner I love seeing all the different types of leg spinners playing in the #IPL but watching @rashidkhan_19 bowl in these big games makes me proud as he loves this stage & pressure it also gets me excited !” Shane Warne wrote in his tweet.

Rashid wasted no time in thanking Warne. In his response to the tweet, Rashid hailed Shane Warne as the ‘leg spin master’. Well, it is no brainer to guess why he addressed Warne as the master of the trade.

Here is Rashid’s response:

“Thank you so much Legspin Master @ShaneWarne,” Rashid responded to Warne’s tweet.

Warne wishes Rashid good luck for the finals

Well, the conversation did not end there. Warne noted that it is a delight to watch Rashid bowl. The energy levels that he shows and the skills that he possesses make him a special talent. Warne wished him good luck for the finals.

“Pleasure buddy – was awesome watching your energy & skills ! Good luck in the #IPL2018 #final,” Warne responded back with another message.

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