KL Rahul’s RCB stint is call up by Virat Kohli. Former India captain Virat Kohli spoke on the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (RCB) Podcast about how KL Rahul transformed himself into one of the best batters in the world.
After captaining the PBKS in the previous two IPL seasons. India batter KL Rahul will begin his new journey with the LSG. After being draft by the new franchise ahead of the upcoming season. Rahul will captain LSG in the IPL 2022, which will begin on March 26. Former India captain Virat recalled how Rahul transformed himself into one of the best batters in the world while speaking on the RCB podcast.
Rahul, who play for RCB in 2013, was signed for Rs 1 crore by SunRisers Hyderabad for the next two seasons. He returned to the Bengaluru-based franchise in 2016, finishing as the team’s third-highest run-getter with 397 runs in 14 matches.
“We Never Really Connected…”: Virat Kohli Recalls KL Rahul’s RCB stint
Speaking about Rahul’s career thus far. Virat stated that the 29-year-old was not regard as a T20 specialist in his early days.
“KL Rahul was a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in 2013, along with Karun (Nair) and Mayank (Agarwal). KL Rahul was never consider to be a T20 specialist “Virat stated.
The 33-year-old also revealed that while he was not in constant contact with Rahul, he kept a close eye on his performance on the domestic circuit.
“I hadn’t seen KL since he left RCB, but I’d heard he’s doing well in first-class cricket. When he was at RCB, he was very young, and I was already playing for India, and we were regularly playing for RCB. As a result, we never really connected in depth “He continued.
Further, Kohli stated that Rahul’s “confidence and body language” impressed him during India’s 2014 tour of Australia.
“I saw him play in Australia in 2014, when he made his Test debut, and I thought to myself, ‘Wow! He’s done some serious work on his game. He’s return as an incredible player, and he started off so well in Australia.’ His body language, confidence, and demeanor all impressed me “He went on to say.