India vs Australia: KL Rahul trolled on social media after falling cheaply again

first_imgKL Rahul was one of the two changes that India made for the fourth and final Test in Sydney, along with Kuldeep Yadav.Rahul came back into the side in place of Rohit Sharma, who returned home to be with his wife and newborn daughter. Rahul was dropped in favour of Hanuma Vihari, went back down the order.As Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opened the innings for India, it ws the first time in the history of Indian cricket that two Karnataka batsmen walked out to start the innings.Virat Kohli at the toss said that it would be good pitch to bat on, as decided to bat first after winning the toss.”It will be tougher to tougher to bat on as the game goes on, so its ideal for us to bat,” Kohli said.Rahul looked uneasy at the crease and after just nine balls, walked back to the pavilion, as Josh Hazlewood dismissed him for the fourth time in his Test career – the joint most along with Stuart Broad and Nathan Lyon.In his six-ball stay at the crease, Rahul got two boundaries as he kept edging the balls.This is how he was dismissed – J. Hazlewood to L. Rahul: OUT! EDGED AND TAKEN! Ball number 9. Wicket number 1. Australia have struck early. Once again, an Indian opening stand has been dislodged cheaply. Rahul’s tentativeness outside the off stump continues. He is not sure which balls to play and which ones to leave. His two boundaries came off edges and this one again, he is unsure. The ball lands on a good length outside off and then moves away slightly. Takes the outside edge and is stored After Rahul’s dismissal, Twitter blasted the opening batsman for his poor choice of shot and lauded him for his ‘consistency’.Here is what Indian fans had to say on KL Rauhl:KL Rahul trying to come back to form: Ibrahim Farooqui (@iBM1105) January 2, 2019I got up 5 mins late. Missed legend’s batting. KL Rahul #AUSvIND #INDvAUS Jadeja (@SirJadeja) January 3, 2019Virat Kohli: What was the need to bat at a strike rate of 150 and lose your wicket?KL Rahul: Jadeja (@SirJadeja) January 3, 2019Still A Better Opener Than KL Rahul #INDvAUS In The Town (@Buzzinthetown) January 3, 2019Year changed, partner changed, pitch changed, but the scorecard of KL Rahul doesn’t. Flopshow. #KLRahul @bhogleharsha @RankaRohit @cricbuzz @vikrantgupta73Bhushan Ranka (@RankaBhushan) January 3, 2019KL Rahul’s instagram story lasts longer than his inning. #AUSvIND #INDvAUSSir Jadeja (@SirJadeja) January 3, 2019Kl rahul’s wagon wheel in this series #AUSvIND (@whatsiniiid) December 30, 2018This is Exact contribution of KL Rahul in the series #AUSvIND Dua (@dua_sankalp) December 30, 2018Also Read | Team India pay tribute to deceased Ramakant Achrekar at SCGAlso Read | KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav back in playing XI for Sydney Test, make history for IndiaAlso Read | India have dominated Australia ever since the start of Border-Gavaskar Trophylast_img read more

Read More →