Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani tweeted that he will not trade Rashid Khan, Indians gave him best exchange offers

After a stellar all-round performance with both the bat and the ball for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Afghanistan teenage sensation Rashid Khan has become the man in demand. As the 19-year old leggie hammered unbeaten 34 runs in 10 balls and recorded figures of 3/19 in 4 overs to script a 14-run win for SRH against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Qualifier 2 at the Eden Gardens on Friday.

Many Indian fans also wanted Rashid Khan to be given citizenship of their country after his fantastic performance in Kolkata.


But, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said the star player is his country’s asset and they won’t give him away.

In a tweet, Ghani thanked IPL for giving chance to Afghanistan’s cricketers. He tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi too.

“Afghans take absolute pride in our hero, Rashid Khan. I am also thankful to our Indian friends for giving our players a platform to show their skills. Rashid reminds us whats best about Afg. He remains an asset to the cricketing world. No we are not giving him away. @narendramodi”, he tweeted.


Twitterati went ahead and gave him best exchange offers. Yes, you read that right. Here, we bring you some of the best tweets, have a look:

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