Keshav Maharaj
Keshav Maharaj of South Africa. (Picture by Nathan Stirk/Getty Photographs)

South Africa’s spin sensation Keshav Maharaj revealed his very long time purpose of turning into the all-time main wicket-taker for his nation. As of now, the file for probably the most wickets by a South African bowler in Checks is held by Dale Steyn with 439 wickets in 93 Checks adopted by Shaun Pollock’s tally of 421 wickets in 108 Checks. Maharaj, 32 now, is tenth on the record with 150 wickets in 42 Checks at a median of 30.67, and he nonetheless has a protracted option to go.

Nonetheless, Maharaj was in beautiful kind with the ball within the not too long ago concluded two-match dwelling Take a look at sequence win in opposition to Bangladesh. The left-arm spinner picked up 16 wickets to finish up as the best wicket-taker within the sequence and ripped by way of the batting order of the visiting facet twice. He additionally managed to attain 108 runs with the bat within the 4 innings and was rewarded with the Man of the Sequence award for his all-around present.

Keshav Maharaj reveals his short-term and long-term objectives

Maharaj talked about that his short-term purpose is to turn out to be the world’s primary ranked Take a look at bowler and revealed his want to attain a Take a look at century. At the moment, Maharaj is on the twenty eighth place within the ICC rankings for Take a look at bowlers. He additionally famous that the top of his profession can be to take his nationwide facet to primary in Checks and revealed his long-term purpose to turn out to be South Africa’s all-time main wicket-taker.

“Quick time period, I simply need to preserve enhancing daily. I’d like to be the world’s No 1-ranked Take a look at bowler and I need to get a Take a look at hundred as a batsman. So far as the workforce is anxious, I need to assist the Proteas get to No 1 on the planet in Take a look at cricket; I believe that may be the top of most of our careers. Long run, I’d like to turn out to be South Africa’s all-time main wicket-taker within the Take a look at area, whereas serving to the workforce to win trophies in all codecs,” – Maharaj informed SportsClub journal.

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