In the absence of Rohit Sharma for the tour of Australia, KL Rahul, who was the vice-captain of Team India for the limited overs series, has expressed his happiness. Rahul is currently part of the 13th season of the IPL in the UAE and captains the Kigs XI Punjab. Rahul’s performance in this tournament with the bat has been excellent this year, which is why he has been given such a big responsibility.
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) October 27, 2020
In a video shared by Kings XI Punjab, KL Rahul said while talking, ‘I am very happy and very proud. I did not think about it at all, but I am quite happy. I am ready to undertake this responsibility and travel. I will try to give my best. I always try to make my team win, whether I am playing for my country or a team. I look forward to the coming months, but this time the coming weeks are very important inside this tournament, so my focus is on these first. I want to focus on one game at a time. ‘
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KL Rahul’s performance in the IPL has been phenomenal in the last two-three seasons. In 12 matches played so far this season, Rahul has scored 595 runs at a strike rate of 132.22. Under his captaincy, the Punjab team has consistently won the last five matches after losing the opening match and the team is looking very close to reaching the playoffs.