KL Rahul hits fifty in Syed Mushtaq Ali Semi Final hits 6 sixes: Indian cricket team batsman KL Rahul has strengthened the claim for the first opening of the T20 series against the West Indies. In the semi-final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Rahul played a stormy half-century innings of 66 off 31 balls. Rahul (66) and Devdoot Padikal (87) started the chase for Karnataka, chasing a mammoth 194-run target from Haryana.
KL Rahul made a stormy half-century in the first semi-final of the T20 League Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Friday. Rahul gave his team a brilliant start by completing his half-century off just 21 balls.
Rahul played 66 innings innings
Rahul, who hit a half-century off just 21 balls, smashed 66 off just 31 balls, beating the Haryana bowlers. In this innings he hit 4 fours while scoring 6 sixes.
Rahul beat Chahal and Hooda
In the over of Ashish Hooda who came for the fourth over of the innings, Rahul hit four fours and a six. He hit a brilliant six off the first ball of the over and then hit three consecutive fours. After this, Rahul hit Yuzvendra Chahal for the next over, hitting two consecutive sixes off the fourth and fifth balls of the over.
Opening claim in T20 series
India is scheduled to play the T20 series against the West Indies in December. Regular opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the series due to injury. Now, after watching Rahul’s atishi innings, his opening claim against West Indies has become even stronger. After the recent performance, it seems that along with Rohit Sharma, he can be given the responsibility of opening the series.