KL Rahul. PC-Getty

Ex- Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has prolonged his backing to Indian top-order batsman KL Rahul, stating that he has gotten higher together with his strategy to the sport. Watson opined that Rahul is at his greatest when he takes on the bowling and confidently enjoying all of the pictures in his repertoire.

The Aussie added that when Rahul performs at a strike price of 150-160, it won’t solely assist him but additionally the crew as it’ll ease off the stress from the likes of Virat Kohli and skipper Rohit Sharma.

KL Rahul for India. Photo- Getty
KL Rahul for India. Picture- Getty

Shane Watson defends KL Rahul’s gradual batting strategy

KL Rahul, of late, has been on the receiving finish of debate the place pundits and followers have criticised the trendy batter saying that by enjoying lengthy however gradual, he’s not serving to the crew’s trigger when all the unit has determined to go on with an aggressive strategy.

Shane Watson. Photo- Wikipedia
Shane Watson. Picture- Wikipedia

Talking on ICC’s YouTube channel, Watson stated, “I’ve seen one of the best model of him when he’s actually taking over the sport. We’ve seen it a lot of instances within the IPL, we’ve seen it with India as effectively. When he finds his toes, is aware of what the situations are after which he actually takes down the bowlers, as a result of, as I discussed earlier than, he’s bought an array of pictures in opposition to one of the best bowlers on the earth that nobody can cease.”

Shane Watson is assured KL Rahul can bat at a strike-rate of 150-160 in opposition to one of the best bowling assaults

Watson added, “When he turns into extra of an accumulator, what he was for Punjab Kings and likewise for Lucknow Tremendous Giants, the place he was barely decrease danger however may play the massive pictures, I imagine he’s higher than that.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Credit: ICC

He can rating 150-160 strike price in opposition to one of the best bowlers on the earth and that might take a little bit of stress of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli as effectively,” the Aussie concluded.

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