Zahoor has been part of the Mumbai Indians net-bowling unit since 2014. He additionally received the chance to share the dressing room with the likes of Rohit, Jasprit Bumrah, and different gamers from the world over.
“I still remember the first day of training, I reached the stadium before the team arrived, and as I saw the players coming in, I found myself in one corner only to find Rohit Sharma’s kit bag beside me. When Rohit came, I offered him the seat, but Instead, he hugged me and made me feel relaxed saying, ‘Paaji pura pavilion apka hai, apko kisi bhi cheez jarurat ho toh banda haazir hai (The entire pavilion is yours, in case you need anything let me know),” mentioned Zahoor.
“And that followed the chance encounter to bowl to Rohit at the nets. I started with a slow bouncer that surprised Rohit, and followed it up with a fast yorker, and another slower bouncer,” recalled Zahoor, who has performed 37 ODIs and 37 T20Is for UAE and claimed greater than 100 wickets, mentioned.
“Rohit bhai would come to me and make me comfortable even though I was the one who troubled him with those deliveries.”
“I remember bowling with Bumrah at the nets when the IPL was played here in 2014, but since then he has become a world-class bowler, and we exchanged our cricketing knowledge with each other,” Zahoor recalled.