New Delhi: In the Nottingham Test between India and England, KL Rahul scored a brilliant 84 runs while batting brilliantly and played an important role in helping Team India take a lead of 95 runs. Did.
Comparison of KL Rahul and Rahul Dravid
KL Rahul has also made former India fast bowler Zaheer Khan his fan with his batting. Zaheer compared this 29-year-old batsman to Indian legend Rahul Dravid. Like Dravid, KL Rahul has played different roles in the Indian team.
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‘Both played different roles in the team’
Zaheer Khan told Cricbuzz, ‘Rahul (Dravid) wore wicketkeeping gloves for the team and this Rahul has also done the same, whether it has a Bangalore connection or a similarity of name but he is also very talented. Rahul Dravid did a lot for Team India, although this show of KL Rahul is not enough for comparison, but looking at his role model, who has contributed a lot for Team India, he is also being seen in the same way. .’
KL Rahul is only the fourth Indian opener to score two 80+ scores in England this century.
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— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) August 6, 2021
‘KL Rahul seizes the opportunity’
Zaheer Khan further said, ‘A lot will be talked about KL Rahul in this series. The way he grabbed the opportunity, the way he hit the ball and hit the cover drive, he deserves praise. It is worth noting that KL Rahul has been given a chance in place of Shubman Gill, as Gill has returned to India after being injured.
He said he wanted to go out there and do the job for his team and @klrahul11 has done exactly that.
Here’s a recap of the interview with the versatile batsman conducted before the first Test.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 6, 2021