New Delhi: Some players have emerged in the Test series being played between Team India and England. While Rohit Sharma has done wonders in Test cricket, KL Rahul made a tremendous comeback in Tests after two years. After which the opening pair of Team India will not change for some time now.
However, not everyone will be happy after this. India has many players who are opening bats and KL Rahul has created problems for those players after confirming the place. Mayank Agarwal’s name comes first in this.
Rahul became a dark shadow on his best friend’s career
Indian batsmen KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are both very close friends. Both the players open. The performance of Rahul, who scored a brilliant century in the Lord’s Test, has been amazing in this series. He has scored 252 runs in the three matches he has played so far. Which includes a century and a half-century. Rahul has cut the leaf of his best friend Mayank Agarwal on the basis of his brilliant performance.
Got a chance to play in England like this
Now for a long time to come, the pair of Rahul and Rohit can open for Team India in Tests. No one expected this before the start of the series, as Shubman Gill was ruled out of the entire tour due to injury just before the series. After that, Mayank was out due to injury even before the first Test.
In such a situation, KL grabbed the opportunity and after the way KL Rahul has performed on this tour, it would not be wrong to say that now all avenues of return to the Test team are closed for Gill and Mayank. Let us tell you that KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are also close friends and both players are seen playing for Karnataka in domestic cricket.
Rahul scored 252 runs in the series
KL Rahul is at number two in the list of highest run-scorers after three Test matches played in this series so far. English captain Joe Root is at the top of this list with 507 runs. Rahul has so far scored 252 runs in 6 innings of this series at an average of 42.
Hit pair with Rohit Sharma
In the three Test matches played so far, the pair of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma have played a total of 6 innings. During this, there has also been a century and a half-century partnership between the two. This Indian pair has proved to be the best Indian opening partnership of 75 years. Earlier in 1936, the Indian opening pair had added runs at an average of 71.
Series tied at 1-1
The Indian team lost in the third test match of the series against England. In the second innings, India scored only 278 runs for the loss of 10 wickets. England won this match by an innings and 76 runs. Being all out on a small score in the first innings of this match, the Indian team was overwhelmed throughout the match. With this, the series is now tied at 1-1.
eyes on the edge
Virat Kohli’s army will now try to take the lead in this series. The fourth match of this series will be played at the Oval ground from September 2. Before this match, one of the biggest good news for the Indian team is that England’s main fast bowler James Anderson can be rested. In such a situation, Indian batsmen can make big scores.