KL Rahul as vice captain: India has reached South Africa and is ready to play three tests and 3 ODI internationals against the proteas.
Virat Kohli has been stripped from captaincy and would only be leading the test internationals.
Also, the new white-ball cricket captain Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the first test due to an accidental hamstring injury that occurred during the training nets session.
Hence, it will be tough for team India as their mainstream player is out of the squad due to injuries. “Sharma was marvellous with his performance this year, scored many centuries, and his most impactful performance was against England at Chennai.
South African pitches generate pace bounce and swing to the bowlers. The Indian batteries would surely face troubles against the South African bowlers. “Indian batters in this series against the Proteas needs to stand out, take the responsibility and lead India to victory.
KL Rahul was named as Vice-captain for the South Africa test tour
KL Rahul carries himself with class dignity and patience. Due to his incredible personality and leadership skills, the BBC chose KL Rahul.
It is one of the biggest achievements of KL Rahul career; a few years back, he was representing RCB, and after successive knocks, he got his opportunity and created a permanent spot for himself on the international side, and now is awarded for leading India and being the vice-captain of India’s test side for three-match test SERES against South Africans.
The three-match Test series will start on December 26 after the 2021 Christmas. The SOUTH AFRICAN TOUR match schedule was rescheduled and got changed several times. Hence, this time, BCCI secretary Jay Shah Addressed everyone that now the series is fixed on December 26 when India faces the mighty South Africans in Cape Town.
Rahul gets his first opportunity as the Indian Vice-captain. A few days back, the selectors had a meeting and talked about the difficulty of getting back Rahane when there is no selection of him in the top 11 and the wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is too young to be elevated and introduced as the vice-captain of the Indian team.
There was only one choice left: the person with skills, ability and leadership quality – KL Rahul. Rahul also leads the kings eleven Punjab side any scene to do good with his captaincy skills. After analysing his career and persona, BCCI named him as the vice-captain.
BCCI is making all its decisions with a future Mindset – They Know Rahul is young, specialising in performing in all cricket formats. The committee members are also planning to introduce KL Rahul as vice-captain of the ODI team.
Also, KL Rahul is set to lead the new IPL team Lucknow franchise in the Upcoming season of 2022.
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Kl Rahul Stats
- KL Rahul is an evolving player who has played a total of 40 test innings and scored 2321 runs with an average of 30.17 with six hundred and 12 half-centuries.
- Kl Rahul Managed to play 38 ODI matches scoring 1509 runs with 5 Hundred and nine fifties.
- KL Rahul was also impactful in the shorter game format; he played 56 T20 Internationals and scored 1831 runs with two hundred and 16 half-centuries.
All these records truly say that he is the future of India. BCCI, the Indian team and the Indian fans expect a lot from the young man.
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