Pakistan’s fast bowler Haris Rauf, who recently represented Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League credits Glenn Maxwell for his debut in the tournament. The 26-year old joined the team as the replacement of Dale Steyn and took 20 wickets in 10 games.
“I feel that coach David Hussey and captain Glenn Maxwell's confidence in my abilities was the key factor in my excellent performances in the BBL” - he said.
“Maxwell had extraordinary confidence in my ability to bowl and used me where I was of most use to the team. He went out of his way to support me whilst we were on the field and for my part, I repaid him by bowling to the plan and to the fields he set for me.”- he added.
His outstanding piece of bowling in Australia gained him a place in the national T20I squad. Rauf has represented Pakistan in two T20I matches so far, which he played against Bangladesh in the home series.