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sports news today – Left-arm fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed played well in the Asia Cup from India. They got an opportunity to debut in the Asia Cup and they also took advantage of it. He feels lucky that he got the opportunity to play in the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. When Dhoni had given the captaincy, then Khalil was not able to play in his captaincy but when Dhoni became captain for a match, Khaleel Ahmed’s The dream is complete.
Dhoni had left India’s one-day and T-20 captaincy a few years ago, but against the Afghanistan in the Asia Cup, the team had rested their captain Rohit Sharma and vice-captain Shikhar Dhawan before the final, and Dhoni Had the chance to be captain. Khaleel Ahmed had landed in that match. That was his second international match. Khaleel Ahmed said, “I had a great desire to play in the captaincy of Dhoni. But he had already left the captaincy.Perhaps it was my fate that he became the captain for a match and I played in his captaincy. It was a pleasure and it was that we played three fast bowlers in this match and Dhoni chose me to do the first over. ”
‘Just thinking about giving Jadeja a strike’
It was Dhoni’s 200th match as captain. The result of this very exciting match was tie. India had lost nine wickets in this match, then Khaleel Ahmed stepped up for batting. He said that at that time he was just thinking about giving a strike to Ravindra Jadeja, standing at the other end. He said, “I was under pressure because nine wickets fell and if I got out, we would lose the match. Therefore, my attempt was to give the strike to the stand. ‘
‘I want to be the most trusted bowler of the team’
The dream of this young bowler coming from Tonk, Rajasthan, is to become the most trusted bowler of the Indian team. Describing his goal, Khalil said, “I want to be the key bowler of the team. I want to become a bowler that if the captain is looking at a bowler to take the team out in any situation, then the first name should come in his mind. Neither should he have to think. They come and give me the ball. I want to be a bowler. ‘
Khaleel Ahmed has been selected in the team for the first two matches of the five-match one-day series against the West Indies. He said that he will have to try his own efforts in this series which he has been doing. Khaleel Ahmed played his debut match against Hong Kong and took three wickets in 48 overs in 10 overs in that match.
‘Rahul Dravid’s big contribution in my career’
Khalil, who played in the Under-19 World Cup in 2016 in Rahul Dravid’s coaching, said, “He (Rahul Dravid) has a huge hand in me so far. I am very mature in his care in cricket. I played underwear in under-19 also. Played in India-A too. They do not put too much pressure on the player. Whether they are finals or the first match, they make the player feel comfortable. For this reason, the players become very mature in their care.