Former India batsman Virender Sehwag is impressed with KL Rahul donning the gloves in restricted overs cricket and feels that the workforce management ought to persist with the Karnataka participant to get the job performed even within the longer run. He additionally spoke about how MS Dhoni grew within the position when he was secured of his place within the facet and therefore, needs the management to again Rahul to be the finisher as properly as the wicket-keeper within the workforce.
“If K.L. Rahul fails four times batting at No. 5, the current Indian team management will look to change his slot. However, same wasn’t the case with Dhoni, who knew how important it is to back players at such positions, having himself gone through the hard grind,” Sehwag instructed Cricbuzz.
Sehwag additionally spoke about MS Dhoni’s captaincy type and mentioned that when the stumper was on the helm, there was nice readability as far as roles of various gamers within the facet had been involved. “If K.L. Rahul fails four times batting at No. 5, the current Indian team management will look to change his slot. However, same wasn’t the case with Dhoni, who knew how important it is to back players at such positions, having himself gone through the hard grind,” Sehwag instructed Cricbuzz.
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“With the highest-order discovering it simpler for some time in restricted-over cricket, it’s these within the center-order who want backing from the captain. If you don’t give gamers time, how else will they study and turn into huge gamers?
“I personally batted within the center-order earlier than opening and made loads of errors, which even resulted within the workforce’s defeat. But you don’t turn into a giant participant sitting outdoors on the bench. Players want time,” he mentioned.
KL Rahul saved wickets within the simply-concluded ODI collection at residence and was spectacular whereas doing so. He additionally gave an incredible account of himself when batting at quantity 5 and this might properly be a long run possibility for him. “It (Rahul’s keeping) definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively. That is a very important factor as far as the team balance is concerned,” Team India captain Virat Kohli mentioned after the collection win.