The story of a ball with a speed of 92 kmph – Harris Rauf from Tape Ball bowler to BBL Star
It was the summer of 2017. The three boys left Rawalpindi for Gujranwala. Traveling on GT Road, they reached Gujranwala. The management of Lahore Qalandar was holding an open trial of the players. When the boys arrived at the stadium, the gates were closed and there was no room for more people. The boys climbed the gate and somehow enter the stadium. Trials were ongoing. All three boys were fast bowlers and famous tap ball cricket bowlers. Harris Rauf was the only boy who reached the final stage.
Now the players were reduced from thousands to dozens. Here, Harris Rauf threw the ball that changed his entire life. The speed of this ball was more than 92 km. Aqib Javed was captured by speed. Haris Rauf gets Lahore Qalandar contract
۔ Harris Rauf, 23, who weighed 72 pounds at a height of 5 feet 11 inches, began training. He was included in the Lahore Qalandar Player Development Program. Harris Rauf was sent to Australia to receive practical cricket training. Harris Rauf started playing for Hawksbury Club. Here Harris Rauf played the first T20 match. Harris Rauf took 1 wicket for 23 runs against Hobart Hurricane team by Lahore Qalandar.
After two years of training, Haris Rauf was signed in Pakistan Super League 2018-19 edition. Haris Rauf took 11 wickets in 10 matches.
Now Harris Rauf’s lottery has started. Melbourne Star fast bowler Dale Steyn was not available in the first match. The Melbourne Star needed a fast bowler. Harris Rauf was in Australia. Harris Rauf became a part of the Melbourne Stars through the efforts of Lahore Qalandar owner Samin Rana. Here, Harris’ fast balls made a splash on Australia’s fast wickets. Twenty wickets in 10 matches and hat trick in one match Harris Rauf suddenly came in the eyes of the world. Pakistan selected Harris Rauf and got a chance to play ODI and T20 International.
Now Harris Rauf is a bowler in Lahore Qalandar. He will play for Melbourne Star in the Big Bash League for the third year. For Pakistan he has played 14 ODIs and 34 T20I matches. Who believed that the son of a welder would reach these heights? Harris Rauf is now the future of Pakistan’s fast bowling