KL Rahul became the trouble-shooter in Centurion Test, many former cricketers praised him a lot

India vs South Africa 1st Test: The test match is being played between India and South Africa at Centurion ground. On the first day of this test match, Team India has scored 208 runs at the loss of 8 wickets, in which KL Rahul is unbeaten after scoring 70 runs. This inning of KL Rahul has brought Team India out of trouble and has also taken the score beyond 200, because at one time the team’s score was only 6 wickets for 121 runs.

KL Rahul played a trouble-shooting innings

This inning of KL Rahul has kept Team India in this match, and hence many former cricketers of Team India are praising his trouble-shooting innings. Team India’s batting coach Vikram Rathore said during the press conference after KL Rahul’s innings, “Rahul is proving to be a trouble-shooter for us. Every time, in difficult situations, he handles us well. He does not do anything special. , but were very clear about their game plans. They defended the good balls and attacked the right balls.”

Sanjay Manjrekar praised

Another former Indian cricketer, Sanjay Manjrekar, while talking to ESPN Cricinfo, said, “This year has been the year for KL Rahul in which you knew that if he gets a chance in the middle order of the Test, he will do well. “His thinking is a little different. After returning from the Asia Cup, he seems more relaxed than before, and performed brilliantly in both batting and wicket-keeping in the World Cup.” He further said, “In South African conditions, the challenges were manageable for Rahul due to his solid technique as an opening batsman.”

he made batting look easy

Former Team India coach and commentator Ravi Shastri said about KL Rahul on Star Sports, “He has made batting easy. When you look at his footwork and balance, it was quite amazing. This innings also shows that this number (number-6) is right for him in test match cricket. I think he will score a lot of runs for India in the middle order.”

Was waiting for this KL Rahul

Former Team India captain and legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar also praised KL Rahul, and said on Star Sports, “We have known about his talent for a long time, but we have seen it in the last eight, nine months.” Looks like, this is a different KL Rahul ever since he came back from the horrific injury he suffered in the IPL. This is the Rahul we have been eager to see for a long time and it is a great pleasure to see him. I had also said in the commentary that this half-century is as good as a century for me.”

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