Rahul Dravid (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Opening has been plaguing India within the ongoing T20 World Cup. In three matches to this point, the pair of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul has managed to attain solely 41 runs and thus, it has put strain on the center order.

Regardless that Rohit managed to attain runs towards the Netherlands of their second match, Rahul is but to return to the social gathering. In three matches, the 30-year-old has solely scored 22 runs and is, subsequently, being closely criticised on social media.

His place within the beginning XI is being questioned however India Head Coach Rahul Dravid isn’t able to drop the talisman batter. Earlier than taking over Bangladesh on Wednesday, November 2, Dravid clearly talked about of backing the opener regardless of his tough patch within the pre-match press convention.

“In phrases and actions, we now have proven full assist for KL Rahul,” mentioned Dravid as tweeted by PTI journalist Kushan Sarkar.

“KL Rahul is a implausible participant, we’re assured that he’ll come again strongly, these situations has been difficult for the openers on this world. Me and Rohit haven’t got completely little question who will open, I understand how a lot impression KL Rahul could make,” the coach additional added within the press convention.

Need to play nicely if we now have to win the T20 World Cup: Dravid

The previous India captain additionally acknowledged that the workforce made some mistake of their sport towards South Africa. Aside from Suryakumar Yadav, the batters didn’t stay as much as the expectations and fielding was very sloppy too. Dravid thus believes that the workforce wants to enhance so as to win their second T20 World Cup.

“Need to play nicely if we now have to do this (win the World Cup). We made errors within the final sport (vs SA in Perth),” mentioned the 49-year-old as tweeted by journalist Vikrant Gupta.

Dravid additionally shared an replace on Dinesh Karthik, who suffered an harm within the final match. The wicketkeeper-batter damage his finger within the final match and thus, his availability is now a matter of query. Sharing an replace on Karthik, the previous India worldwide mentioned that the 37-year-old is recovering nicely and a choice will probably be taken on the match day.

“Dinesh Karthik is coming fairly nicely, he has reached for the coaching, we’ll take a name tomorrow morning,” Dravid mentioned within the press convention.

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