Wicketkeeper KL Rahul revealed the strategy
108-run partnership with Jadeja
New Delhi: The first ODI between India and Australia was played on 17 March at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In which India won by 5 wickets. KL Rahul, who has been in bad form for a long time, played a match-winning inning. He has given a befitting reply to the critics. At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja also supported him. Both remained unbeaten in this match. KL Rahul revealed his strategy during the post-match conference.
Rahul said after the match, “Our wickets fell early. Stark was getting swing from the ball. However, a few boundaries in the beginning helped me a lot to get into early sets. Amazing partnership with Jadeja. We were not thinking anything different while playing on the field, we just decided that whatever bad ball came, we would score runs. Jaddu played a very good innings. He understands his role very well at that spot.
KL Rahul and Jadeja made a century partnership
Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul took the lead after India’s early wickets fell. Together, both shared an unbeaten partnership of 108 runs. Apart from excellent batting, Ravindra Jadeja also bowled 9 overs. In which he took 2 wickets for 46 runs.
KL Rahul is fitting at number five
KL Rahul was running in bad form for a long time. But he has confirmed his place in the upcoming matches by playing a match-winning innings in the first ODI. He was constantly flopping at the opening. Batting at number 5 in ODIs, he has scored a total of 280 runs in 7 innings since December 2022. His average has been 56.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 18, 2023, 13:21 IST