New Delhi. KL Rahul was ruled out of the five T20I series against South Africa due to a groin injury. It was no less than a setback for him, as Rahul got the opportunity to captain Team India for the first time at home. But, before he could fulfill this responsibility, the injury spoiled the whole game. However, forgetting these things, he has started the mission to make himself fit again. This is because this month the Indian team has to go on a tour of England. Where Team India has to play three ODIs and as many T20 series in addition to 1 Test. In such a situation, before this series, he wants to be completely fit. So that they do not miss the flight to England.
KL Rahul has shared a video of this preparation on his Instagram account. In this, he can be seen sweating in the gym. Looking at Rahul, it can be gauged that how anxious he is to return to the field. Along with this video, he has also given the caption of two words setback and comeback. That is, in two words, he told the story of a player’s life.
Rahul is disappointed to be ruled out of the D.Africa series
Earlier, Rahul had made an emotional tweet after being ruled out of the T20 series against South Africa. He wrote, “It is difficult to accept this. But a new challenge is starting for me from today. It is sad to not be able to captain for the first time at home. But the team has my full support from off the field. Thank you very much for supporting me. All the best to Rishabh Pant and the rest of the team for the series. See you soon.”
KL Rahul had scored a century on the last tour of England
KL Rahul did a great job on last year’s tour of England. He played the new ball very well while opening the innings and got the team off to a good start on several occasions. He scored 84 runs in the first Test against England in Nottingham. This match was a draw. After this India won the second Test held at Lord’s. In this, the opening pair of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma gave India a great start in the first innings. Both had added 126 runs for the first wicket. Rahul played an innings of 129 runs. He has so far scored 526 runs in 12 innings in England. In such a situation, KL Rahul is very important for Team India in Test also.
KL Rahul’s injury is not very serious
A BCCI official told InsideSport, “KL Rahul will be available for the only Test in England. However, it is too early to say anything for sure. According to the information we have so far, his injury is not very serious. He has been removed from the series against South Africa as a precaution.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2022, 17:03 IST