India’s opening batsman KL Rahul has been in the limelight for the past few weeks. The reason behind this was the poor form of KL Rahul. Rahul has been facing a poor run of form for the past few months. So many people from former players to fans were seen criticizing him. Former India fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad also criticized Rahul by tweeting one after the other on Twitter. However, on Friday (March 17), Venkatesh Prasad praised KL Rahul.
KL Rahul’s storming innings against Australia
The first match of the 3-match ODI series was played between India vs Australia at the Wankhede Stadium. In this match, KL Rahul played an admirable knock from the Indian team. Also, he won accolades from all quarters. He did not come to open this time and came to bat at number five. At that time, the Indian team had lost 3 wickets for 16 runs.
Rahul took the Indian team out of a difficult situation while playing under pressure from there. He then formed a partnership with Ravindra Jadeja to win the team. Rahul played a brilliant innings of 75 runs off 91 balls. Also, Jadeja also scored an unbeaten 45 off 69 balls. Venkatesh Prasad praised Rahul’s innings.
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— BCCI (@BCCI) March 17, 2023
Prasad shared a picture of Rahul on Twitter and wrote, “KL Rahul showed great composure under pressure and played a brilliant innings. Awesome game. Ravindra Jadeja also contributed well and the Indian team got a good win.”
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) March 17, 2023
People are giving different reactions to this tweet of Prasad. Some have mocked him, while others have supported him. In fact, Prasad had lashed out at Rahul after seeing him perform consistently poorly during the Test series against Australia. He advised Rahul to make a comeback by playing domestic cricket. (former india fast bowler venkatesh prasad heaped praise india batter kl rahul under pressure knock australia 1st odi)
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