Rashid Khan picked 2 wickets and also bowled an maiden over © AFP
Rashid Khan picked 2 wickets and also bowled an maiden over © AFP

Match 23 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 saw Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) comeback to winning ways, beating Mumbai Indians (MI) by 31 runs. Rashid Khan  came back strongly after getting hammered in the past few games. Rashid picked 2 wickets in his spell of four overs, that turned things in SRH’s favour. Speaking after receiving the Man of the Match award, Rashid spoke about how the likes of Tom Moody, VVS Laxman and Muttiah Muralitharan have kept a the morale of the team high despite losses.

Rashid said: “We win or lose, the management has always kept us in good positive space.” Rashid also spoke about his own bowling, he said: “It feels quite good and comeback after a loss. We get to learn a lot of things from the coaching staff. They keep motivating me. They ask me to stay relaxed and that’s what brings the best out of me. Whatever you do, you have to stay relaxed and stick to your basics.”

Sunrisers Hyderabad now move to third place in the IPL points table.