IND vs AUS ODI Series, KL Rahul: Indian star wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul is struggling with his poor form these days. Along with poor form, his career is also in danger. However, the three ODI series to be played between India and Australia can prove to be a boon for KL Rahul. The ODI series will begin on March 17, Friday. KL Rahul is part of Team India in this series. Let us know how he can play the final of the World Test Championship with the help of this series.
Can get a chance in place of these players
At present, Rishabh Pant (out for at least 6 months) and Shreyas Iyer (out of this ODI series) are not present in the Indian team. At the same time, the performance of KS Bharat, who joined the team in place of Rishabh Pant in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, was very poor. While batting, he scored 101 runs in 4 Tests at an average of 20.2 and he also missed some catches while keeping. In such a situation, keeping in mind the World Test Championship, KL Rahul can be included in the Indian team.
Rahul can be a part of Team India as a wicket-keeper batsman in the final of the World Test Championship to be played at the Oval. Rahul can bat at number 5 or 6 in the team. At the same time, his Test figures for England are also good. A good performance in Australia’s ODI series can further cement his place.
Can join the team as a wicketkeeper
Talking to Sports, Sunil Gavaskar said, “You can see KL Rahul as a wicket-keeper batsman. If he bats at number 5 or 6 at the Oval, our batting will become stronger as he batted well in England last year. He scored a century at Lord’s. Keep KL Rahul in mind while choosing the playing XI for the final of the World Test Championship.
He further said, “It is up to the selection committee to select Rahul in the playing XI or not, but in England you do not get such pitches where the keeper has to stand on top of the stumps. In this case, you can choose Rahul as the wicketkeeper and Ishaan Kishan is also kept in mind. His batting is better than KS Bharat.
Bad form is becoming a problem
Significantly, poor form has been a problem for KL Rahul for a long time. He has scored a high score of 23 runs in his last 10 Test innings. Due to this, he was dropped from the last two matches of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Please tell that Rahul has played a total of 47 Tests, 51 ODIs and 72 T20 Internationals for Team India so far. In Tests, he has scored 2642 runs at an average of 33.44. Apart from this, he has scored 1870 runs in ODIs at an average of 44.52 and has scored 2265 runs in T20 Internationals at an average of 37.75 and a strike rate of 139.12.
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