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Aakash Chopra defends KL Rahul for his 56-ball 51 against South Africa

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India thrashed South Africa in the opening Twenty20 International match. On Wednesday at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram Taking a 1-0 series lead. However, bowl first and limit the opposition to just 106/8 in 20 overs. And the bowlers—especially the pacers—made an incredible effort. KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav each struck an uninterrupted 50 with 20 balls. And left to help India win by eight wickets.

“Rahul batted really well, in my opinion: respected the conditions and the situation and played accordingly,’

Akash Chopra said.

The pacers’ performance without Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah was the most noteworthy of the many positives from the first game.

Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar found it simpler to score the opening goal. In Thiruvananthapuram thanks to the quick and green pitch. South African fast bowlers dominated the powerplay overs. And promptly got rid of top hitters Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

Statement Aakash Chopra

“People are just blasting Rahul for his knock, I can’t understand why. If you are chasing only 107, and the conditions are difficult, why will the batter look to hit? It is okay to score ugly runs as well, it takes courage and guts,”

Aakash Chopra said on his YouTube channel.

“Had he decided to start striking the ball and got out instead of settling, then that would have been irresponsible. He batted really well, in my opinion: respected the conditions and the situation and played accordingly. So please cut him some slack,”.

As KL Rahul is one of the amazing batsmen and it is very much important. So that he can show his class ahead of the World cup and perform well. And it will be very much important of his form so that India can get very much beneficial and can perform well. And can dominate the world cricket the way of his class and put pressure. Hence India will be leaving on the 6th of October for Australia for T20 World Cup.

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