ZIM vs IND, ODI collection: KL Rahul hasn’t performed any cricket since representing the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
They haven’t forgotten what you have got executed: Rahul thanks IND workforce administration for backing. Courtesy: AP/PTI
- KL Rahul hasn’t performed for India since February 2022
- KL Rahul not too long ago underwent sports activities hernia surgical procedure
- KL Rahul is ready to steer India within the Zimbabwe ODIs
India batter KL Rahul thanked the nationwide workforce administration for backing him when he was out of the aspect for fairly a while resulting from harm. The 30-year-old hasn’t performed worldwide cricket because the Males in Blue locked horns with the West Indies manner again in February 2022.
Furthermore, he hasn’t performed any type of cricket since representing the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Throughout this whereas, Rahul underwent sports activities hernia surgical procedure and was initially neglected of the tour of Zimbabwe.
Within the meantime, Rahul additionally examined constructive for COVID-19, due to which he missed the ODI and T20I collection within the West Indies. Nevertheless, after he handed a health take a look at, the Indian selectors not solely included Rahul within the squad for the Zimbabwe tour, but additionally named him because the skipper, changing Shikhar Dhawan.
“It’s really necessary for a player to get backing from selectors, coach and captain. It gives you so much more confidence and your mindset becomes clear. You can focus on the things that are necessary, that is your game, your skills,” Rahul was quoted as saying.
“It becomes easy for a player knowing that your support team is backing you, they believe in you, even though you had a two-month gap, they haven’t forgotten what you have done for the team and for the country for the last two-three years,’ he stated.
Rahul, who made his ODI and T20I debut six years ago in Zimbabwe, clearly said that cricketers are most likely to thrive in a positive environment.
“Players thrive in those situations when you create a comfortable environment. That’s when a player becomes ever better than before,” Rahul added.
The primary ODI between India and Zimbabwe will happen on Thursday, August 18 on the Harare Sports Membership.
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