New Delhi: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday heaped praise on Afghanistan tweaker Rashid Khan, calling him the best spinner in the Twenty20 format.
The 19-year-old SRH star has taken took 20 wickets in 16 matches in the ongoing IPL, including a three for 19 against Kolkata in the second qualifier at Kolkata on Friday. He also blasted a 10-ball 34 not out in the final overs to help SRH post 174-7 at the Edens Gardens.
In the chase of which, KKR fell short by 13 runs as SRH set up a final clash with CSK at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
"Always felt @rashidkhan_19 was a good spinner but now I wouldn't hesitate in saying he is the best spinner in the world in this format. Mind you, he's got some batting skills as well. Great guy," Tendulkar wrote on Twitter.