‘I am a much better bowler now, can play for India for 10-12 years’
Can play for India for 10-12 years
He believes that the audience and fans will see a whole new side of the fast bowler. Speaking to the Times of India, Khaleel said, “I have worked a lot on my bowling in both red and white ball cricket. I am in a better position now. Also I am a much better bowler now. I am consistently 140 kmph. Also I have worked a lot on swing bowling. I believe I can play for India for 10-12 years and I am looking forward to play. I know where I stand. I am ready. You will see a different Khaleel in IPL this time and for India in future.”
can swing the ball
Khaleel also feels that if he gets a chance to join the national team, he can stay in the Indian team for a long time. Khaleel said, “I am only 24 years old and bowling at 140 kmph. I can swing the ball as well. I am sure that I can serve Indian cricket for a long time.” I just need to be fit and confident. If I get a chance, you will see a different Khaleel Ahmed.”
Have played 4 seasons
He has managed to take 15 wickets in 11 ODIs and 13 wickets in 14 T20 Internationals. Before being picked by Delhi, Khaleel played for the Hyderabad franchise for four seasons in the league. In his first match for the new franchise, the 24-year-old Khaleel picked up two wickets in the form of Tilak Verma and Tim David for 27 runs in 4 overs against Mumbai Indians.