KL Rahul, IND vs AUS 1st ODI: India defeated Australia by 5 wickets in the first match of the 3 ODI series. In this way, the Indian team has gone ahead 1-0 in the 3 ODI series. Team India had a target of 189 runs to win. The Indian team won the match by scoring 191 runs for 5 wickets in 39.5 overs. KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja played brilliant innings for India. KL Rahul returned unbeaten after scoring 75 runs off 91 balls. He hit 7 fours and 1 six in his innings. While Ravindra Jadeja returned unbeaten after scoring 45 runs.
‘I tried to play normal cricketing shots’
At the same time, after this match, KL Rahul said that our batsmen were getting out continuously, Mitchell Starc’s ball was swinging both ways, he looked very dangerous at that time, but I tried to play shots without risk. He said that my attempt was to play normal cricketing shots. Although, was a bit nervous at the beginning of the innings, but when he hit 1-2 fours, the confidence came back. Also, he said that I batted with Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja, during this time I kept talking about the wicket with these batsmen.
What did KL Rahul say on Ravindra Jadeja?
KL Rahul said that we knew that there is help for the bowlers in the wicket, we have to target a particular bowler. Our effort was to play positive cricket, hit the bad ball. He said that it was a lot of fun batting with Ravindra Jadeja. We were using our feet very well against both the spinners. Ravindra Jadeja presented a brilliant batting spectacle. Along with this, KL Rahul said that apart from wicketkeeping on the Wankhede wicket, batting is very much liked. Apart from batting, I enjoyed wicketkeeping a lot today.
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