Glenn Maxwell: “He is a fine man and a great teammate, and a person I will always cherish as a friend. You are a superstar Haris Rauf”
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Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said Pakistani pace bowler Haris Rauf is an extraordinary superstar.
Rauf was in sensational shape in the T20 World Cup when he took eight wickets in six games with an average of 21 and an economy rate of 7.30.
As for the latest triathlon T20 series against Bangladesh, the 28-year-old got two wickets with an average of 39 and an economy rate of 7.09.
Maxwell, who plays alongside Rauf for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL), said he is so impressed with how far the talented speedster has come in such a short time.
“I am so proud of how far this young man has come! What he has done for the Melbourne Stars and Pakistan’s cricket has been extraordinary!” said Maxwell on Instagram.
“He is a fine man and a good teammate, and one that I will always cherish as a friend. You’re a superstar Haris Rauf. ”
Pakistan will now play two Tests against Bangladesh, with the series starting on Friday.
Pakistan’s squad for the test series in Bangladesh: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah , Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Zahid Mahmood
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