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Rashid Khan to play BBL match in honour of late father

Rashid Khan will play a BBL match for Adelaide Strikers against Sydney Thunder in honour of his late father, who passed away last night.

Rashid Khan is on his way to 100 T20 wickets in 2018. (PTI)

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan will play a BBL match for Adelaide Strikers against Sydney Thunder in honour of his late father, who passed away last night. Rashid revealed the tragic news earlier this morning in a tweet, saying he had “lost the most important person in my life.”

In a statement released The Strikers confirmed that the ace leg-spinner would play at the Adelaide Oval on New Year’s Eve.
“The Adelaide Strikers advise that Rashid Khan wants to play in tonight’s match against the Sydney Thunder at Adelaide Oval in honour of his late father,” the statement read.

“Rashid’s father passed away last night and Rashid has decided that he will stay in Adelaide and play tonight. The Strikers give their condolences and full support to Rashid and his family during this difficult time. The family have asked that their privacy is respected,” it added.

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