New Delhi: Indian team opener KL Rahul has described his innings of 129 runs in the first innings of the second Test match being played against England at Lord’s as special. The BCCI on Saturday posted a video in which Rahul is discussing with his opening partner Rohit Sharma. In this video, Rahul has also disclosed many things.
Wanted to be a Test cricketer for years: Rahul
Rahul told Rohit, ‘It was very special, not because I scored a century at Lord’s, but it brought fun and excitement. I was away from Test cricket for a few years. I grew up with a desire to become a Test cricketer. My father loved Test cricket. My coach also wanted to see me become a Test cricketer. I always wanted to do well in Tests.
was sad because of this
Rahul further told that he was very sad to be out of the team. He said, ‘It was disappointing for me to be out of Test cricket. It hurt but I don’t blame anyone else for this because I didn’t perform well. I was just waiting for the opportunity. It means a lot to me. I enjoyed my batting at Lord’s and it was special to score a century here.
Rahul further said, ‘Before being out of the team, I played in different environments including South Africa, England, Australia. Even though I had visited there for the first time, I still felt that my mind was very busy.’ Let us tell you that Rahul and Rohit shared a partnership of 126 runs on the first day of the second Test. Rohit had scored 83 runs but he missed out on scoring a century.
Team India strong in second test
Team India’s position in this match has been very good so far. Team India scored 364 runs in the first innings on the basis of KL Rahul’s brilliant century and Rohit Sharma’s finest half-century. In response, till the end of the day’s play, India showed the way to the pavilion to three England batsmen. Today, India’s eyes will be on taking the lead in the first innings by getting England out early.