T20 World Cup: “We Understand Each Other,” Says KL Rahul After 140-Run Partnership With Rohit Sharma


KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma added 140 runs for the primary wicket vs Afghanistan.© AFP

India opening batter KL Rahul expressed his happiness after he thrashed Afghanistan bowlers within the Group 2 match of the Tremendous 12 stage of the continuing ICC males’s T20 World Cup 2021 on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Each the Indian openers, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul starred with the bat and smashed 74 and 69, respectively. “It is the perfect wicket we have batted on within the final three video games. The wicket seems to be higher if the openers provide you with a strong basis, and that is what Rohit and I attempted to do. Very pleased with the batting efficiency. We have performed collectively for a very long time, we perceive one another, even with the operating between the wickets, and we now have the liberty to go on the market and play our video games,” mentioned Rahul in a post-innings interplay.

“I used to be attempting to remain in fine condition and never muscle the ball. You both play out the principle bowler or go after him, however we had wickets in hand, so it does not matter if it is Rashid Khan or anybody else, and it got here off for us at present. Feels good to get runs off their No 1 bowler,” he added.

Put in to bat first, India took off at a fiery begin with Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scoring 53 runs within the powerplay. Runs saved flowing from the willow of the Indian pair as, by the top of the 10 overs, India’s rating learn 85/0.

Within the 12th over, Rohit Sharma introduced up his half-century, later in the identical over KL Rahul smashed six, because the Indian openers crossed their 100 runs partnership.


Afghanistan lastly bought a sigh of reduction after Karim Janat eliminated Rohit Sharma within the 15th over, which was adopted by the wicket of the opposite Indian opener KL Rahul by Gulbadin Naib within the 17th over. The openers stitched a partnership of 140 runs.

Within the final two overs, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya continued the carnage because the pair gathered 35 runs and introduced workforce India to a complete of 210 on the finish of the innings.

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