Rashid Khan shared a photo from his hotel room during his quarantine in the UAE.© Instagram
Afghanistan’s sensational leg spinner, Rashid Khan, landed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL). Since then, the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) star has been quarantined under IPL security protocols. While working on his fitness during his isolation period, the leggie also shared a glimpse of how he’s enjoying his quarantine. The 21-year-old shared a photo from his hotel room, where he sits next to a bowl of dried fruit and a cup of saffron tea.
“Quarantine day 3 #DriedFruits #ZaffranTea”, he wrote with the photo on Instagram.
Rashid Khan, along with fellow countryman Mohammad Nabi, joined the SRH camp late due to their participation in the Caribbean Premier League.
After reaching the UAE on Sunday, Rashid said he wants to work on his fitness during the quarantine period.
“Pretty excited to be here and join the team. It has been a tough 6-7 months and now I’m coming here to another country to play the IPL,” he said in a video shared by SRH on Sunday. .
“I’ll do my best to enjoy myself and engage in activities that make me feel fresh,” he said.
After the quarantine ends, the tournament will start immediately, so I plan to keep fit, ”he added.
Sitting at the top of the ICC rankings for bowlers in T20 Internationals (T20Is), Rashid Khan is expected to play a pivotal role for the Hyderabad-based franchise.
SRH will start their campaign on September 21, when they compete against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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