Dubai: In the T20 World Cup, India has to play its first match against Pakistan on 24 October. During this big ICC tournament, Team India captain Virat Kohli and star batsman Rohit Sharma are being discussed a lot, but there is one batsman who is more dangerous than them. According to cricket experts, the entire responsibility of Team India’s batting in the T20 World Cup will be on the shoulders of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
This Indian batsman is more dangerous than Rohit-Virat
But former India captain Kapil Dev believes that a batsman Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will also prove to be more dangerous. According to Kapil Dev, KL Rahul will play a very important role in the T20 World Cup. While talking to Sportskeeda, Kapil Dev said, ‘I love watching KL Rahul batting. He takes his shots with full confidence and now even with experience, Rahul is going to prove to be very important for Team India in the T20 World Cup.
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Kapil Dev said, ‘I really enjoy watching KL Rahul play and according to me, he can do a lot of good things for the Indian team going forward.’ Rahul’s performance was excellent in both the warm-up matches. Team India’s opener against England had scored his half-century in just 23 balls. At the same time, 39 runs came off his bat against Australia as well.
There was havoc in IPL 2021
Let us tell you that earlier in IPL 2021 too, Rahul had created a ruckus with the bat. Rahul had looted 626 runs in 13 matches of IPL 2021 at a strike rate of 138.80. In the practice match against England, captain Virat Kohli had made it clear that Rahul would be seen opening with Rohit Sharma in the T20 World Cup. Kohli had told that he would come out to bat at the number three position. In the T20 World Cup, India has to play its first match against Pakistan on 24 October.
This could be India’s playing XI against Pakistan
KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (vice captain), Virat Kohli (c), Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami
Team India’s schedule for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
India vs Pakistan – October 24, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
India vs New Zealand – 31 October, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
India vs Afghanistan – November 03, 7:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi
India vs B1- November 05, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
India vs A2 – November 08, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
Semi-finals 1- November 10, 7:30 PM IST, Abu Dhabi
Semi-finals 2- November 11, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
Final – November 14, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai