KL Rahul’s return to the Indian Test team can now be difficult, because of this he is out!: India vs South Africa test series 2019: Lokesh Rahul was constantly being given a chance in the Indian Test team and he was failing constantly. Due to his poor batting, the demand to dismiss him from the team was in full swing and this time i.e. against South Africa he was finally dropped from the Test team. Lokesh Rahul is a great batsman, but the absence of runs from his bat became the main reason for being out of the Test team. He was continuously failing to achieve anything big on every tour except a few innings.
KL Rahul was giving his team a poor start for the last several innings as well as struggling to score big. Whether it was about his country or abroad, he was not able to score runs everywhere. Talking about the last 12 innings of Lokesh Rahul, he could not score a half-century in any innings. He had scored 44 runs in four innings of two Test matches on the West Indies tour recently. He scored 101 runs in these two Tests. At the same time, on the previous tour of Australia, he failed in three consecutive Test matches. He was not given a chance in the Melbourne Test because of his poor batting. His best score was 44 runs in six innings of three Tests against the Kangaroo team.
Lokesh Rahul’s average in Test cricket on foreign soil is just 30 runs
KL Rahul had scored an innings of 149 against England at the Oval and since then he was also battling for a half-century. Rahul played a total of 12 Test matches in the previous year i.e. 2018, in which he scored 468 runs at an average of 22.28. At the same time, in this year i.e. 2019, he played three Test matches in which he averaged 22. Lokesh Rahul’s average in Test cricket on foreign soil is just 30 runs.
His average in Tests against the world’s best Test teams such as Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa was not very good and he was consistently disappointing as an opener batsman. Lokesh is currently out of the Test team and in his place Rohit Sharma will now bat in the Test opening. At the same time, as a test opener, the team also has other options that can block Rahul’s path, so he will have to work hard to return to the Indian Test team.
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