KL Rahul has been a fix to Team India’s problems. He has proved he can beat at the top of the order and even contribute runs in the lower order when required. Besides this, his wicket-keeping skills, have also come handy for the national team.
Australia limited-over captain Aaron Finch has shared the dressing room with KL Rahul while playing for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also knows a think or two about the wicket-keeper batsman.
Aaron Finch admires KL Rahul’s timing
If KL Rahul gets going, he can anchor an innings, the Karnataka batsman has proved it. He has also won duels against some of the finest bowlers on the international circuit and came out on top.
Aaron Finch, who is spending time in quarantine, took to twitter to reveal that he likes KL Rahul’s timing after a fan asked him about the Indian batsman.
His timing!! https://t.co/5BvWBzbvIV
— Aaron Finch (@AaronFinch5) March 27, 2020
KL Rahul, 27, averages 34.58 in the longest format of the game. He has hit five centuries and 11 half-centuries in this format with the high score of 199.
In the ODIs, Rahul averages 47.65 and in the T20Is he has an average of 45.65. His performance in the last few matches has cemented his place in the limited-overs format. He has been considered over Rishabh Pant as well.