‘KL Rahul ought to play all three codecs and preserve for Indian T20 aspect’


Rahul has been in a prolific run with the bat within the limited-overs format for the reason that final 12 months’s World Cup.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

There may be virtually no Indian cricket knowledgeable who wouldn’t have a sort phrase for KL Rahul. Such is his expertise. The Kings XI Punjab captain has been a key member of the Indian white-ball over the previous 12 months and has given some nice performances with the bat. Given a possibility to play as a wicket-keeper and batsman, Rahul has tailored himself fairly correctly to the function.

Praising KL Rahul, Deep Dasgupta stated that he’s a too good participant for not getting picked in all of the three codecs of the sport. He stated that he has been saying it for a very long time that Rahul is usually a wicketkeeper-batsman in T20s. Relating to 50-overs format, the previous India cricketer stated it nonetheless must determine if he ought to preserve in that format or not.

Deep Dasgupta heaps reward on KL Rahul

“Rahul is just too good a participant to not be taking part in all 3 codecs. In T20s, sure he is usually a excellent wicketkeeper-batsman — I’ve been saying this for a very long time. In ODIs, it’s a 50-50 name. He has been doing effectively at No. 5 and it may be determined if he ought to preserve wickets or not,” Dasgupta stated as quoted by India As we speak.

Dasgupta additional acknowledged that the Karnataka batsman is a must have in T20s. He additionally identified that he may very well be essential for the aspect contemplating the 2 T20 World Cups in 2020 and 2021.

“KL Rahul ought to play all 3 codecs. He’s a high quality batsman and a superb wicketkeeper. My evaluation is he is a must have within the T20 aspect. Look, we’re speaking about 2 T20 World Cups and he is a vital a part of the Indian T20 aspect,” Deep Dasgupta stated.

Rahul has been out of the Indian check workforce for the reason that West Indies tour final 12 months. The previous wicket-keeper advised that he ought to make a comeback within the format however not as a keeper.

“Rahul ought to be taking part in Take a look at cricket as effectively. However he’s not going to maintain wickets in Assessments. It needs to be seen how a lot he can play and a name on his workload must also be thought-about,” added Dasgupta.

Rahul has been in a prolific run with the bat within the limited-overs format for the reason that final 12 months’s World Cup. The batsman appears to have developed rather a lot and has scored lots of runs as effectively. In truth, he has been chosen by Virat Kohli to maintain for India within the white-ball format. He has been doing a superb job batting within the center order within the ODIs.