“It was KL Rahul’s day,” Rohit Sharma said on Thursday. And he made it check by executing his plans clearly. In difficult batting conditions at the Lord’s in London. Rahul and Rohit included 126 runs for the opening stand.
India opener Rohit Sharma piled wealthy laud. On KL Rahul after his batting partner hit a hundred. On the opening day of the 2nd Test between India and England at Lord’s. Rohit said Rahul did not have any disarray and executed his plans clearly. Also, within the center in troublesome conditions for batting. Against the moving Duke’s ball in London on Thursday.
KL Rahul became as it were the 3rd Indian opener. And the 10th by and large from the nation to hit a hundred. In the famous scene and discover himself a spot on the Lord’s Honours board. Rahul remained unbeaten on 127 at Stump’s on Day 1 as India wrapped up. At a dominant position, having posted 276 for 3 in 90 overs.
Rahul was cheerful to play moment fiddle. To Rohit Sharma amid their 126-run opening stand. That set a strong stage for India after Joe Root won the toss and opted to bowl. Rahul was strong in resistance. And left balls exterior the off-stump wonderfully well.
Rahul took charge and ruled his association with Virat Kohli for the 3rd wicket. After Rohit Sharma missed out on a well-deserved hundred by fair 17 runs. KL Rahul was fluent on the off-side as he drove off the front foot and punched off the back foot with precision. Rahul and Kohli included 117 runs. Before Ollie Robinson sent the India captain back to the cottage late on Day 1.
This is probably the best that I have seen KL Rahul bat, Rohit Sharma said.
I thought he was very much in control from Ball 1. Till we finished the day today, he looked very much in control. At no point, it looked like he was confused or thinking too much. He was very clear about his plans. When you are clear with your plans when you trust your plans. It will definitely work,” Rohit also added.
Rohit Sharma posted his highest Test score in overseas conditions. But the senior hitter missed out. On an opportunity to score his first Test hundred. Rohit came up with an immaculate inning. James Anderson got the better of the well-set opener with an inswinger.