London: The second match of the Test series (IND vs ENG Test) is being played between India and England. Team India’s opening pair did wonders in this match. After 70 years, there was a historic partnership of 126 runs for the first wicket. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got the team off to a great start. At the same time, KL Rahul, showing the power of his bat, scored a century on the Lord’s ground. After the year 2019, he got a chance to play in the Indian Test team for the first time, which he cashed in fiercely.
KL Rahul warmly welcomed in the dressing room
India’s opener KL Rahul has been praised by the team players for returning to the dressing room after the end of the first day’s play against England. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a 54-second video on Twitter in which Rahul is walking into the dressing room after scoring an unbeaten 127.
The video’s caption read, ‘Scene of Rahul coming back to the dressing room after scoring 127 runs. It is seen in the video that the Indian team is giving standing ovation to Rahul (KL Rahul) from the balcony of the pavilion. After the stumps, Rahul was first welcomed by Rohit Sharma, who scored 83 runs and shared an opening partnership of 126 runs with Rahul.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 13, 2021
Mayank Aggarwal hugged him while going to the dressing room. After this, head coach Ravi Shastri, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah and others praised Rahul’s innings.
Rahul shines on England tour
KL Rahul had expressed his intentions in the practice match before this Test series. He scored 101 runs in 150 balls with the help of 11 fours and a six. At the same time, he scored 84 and 26 runs in the first Test played in Nottingham. Then in the second Test, he made a splash and scored 129 runs in the first innings of the Lord’s Test by scoring a brilliant century.