Star Delhi Capitals (DC) speedster Avesh Khan got his national call-up for the upcoming T20 Internationals series against New Zealand. He has said that his dream to represent his country in international cricket has now been fulfilled.
Avesh Khan had a terrific Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, and he finished as the second-highest wicket-taker of the season with 24 scalps under his belt, just behind the purple cap holder Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Harshal Patel who also has been included in the T20I squad for the series against New Zealand.
Avesh got the national call-up news just after MP’s Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match against Kerala, and he told PTI Bhasha: “Every cricketer has a dream that he plays for his country, and he works hard to turn this dream into a reality. My dream has been fulfilled now.”
The 24-year-old pacer said that his consistent performance in the domestic circuit and Indian Premier League (IPL) has led to him getting the national call-up.
Amay Khurasiya Spotted His Talent And Took Him To His Own Academy – Avesh Khan’s Father Ashiq Khan
The right-arm pacer has given credit to former cricketers Amay Khurasiya, Chandrakant Pandit, Devendra Bundela and Abbas Ali for helping him in his career. Also, Avesh Khan’s father, Ashiq Khan, talked about how Avesh broke into the scene. He stated:
“My son first got associated with Indore Colts Cricket Club. Then Amay Khurasiya spotted his talent and took him to his own academy. After that, he did not look back,“
Ashiq Khan further added that when Avesh landed back in Indore after three months they instantly went to Amay Khurasiya’s residence and sought his blessings. Other than that a lot of well-wishers of Avesh had gathered near his house once he had returned home.
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