To the captain, the Indian side is a dream of every budding cricketer and cricketer who are representing them on the international side. Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian test team, Rohit Sharma is the captain of the ODI and T20 international team. Virat Kohli misses The second test match with South Africa due to injury.
In the absence of Virat Kohli Indian test opener KL Rahul will now lead the team in the second test match against South Africa. KL Rahul is also leading the team in three-match one-day international series. But now captained the test side is the biggest milestone for every cricketer.
KL Rahul also shared his emotions and said on captaining the Indian test team, “It is every Indian player’s dream to captain his country. Really honored and looking forward to this challenge. “
India (Playing XI for 2nd Test)
KL Rahul(c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
The reason that why KL Rahul’s bat has no sticker revealed
Every player would definitely get a sponsor kit from their sponsors. Just like Sachin Tendulkar has signed a deal with MRF for bats and Mahendra Singh Dhoni sign a deal with Reebok. Virat Kohli uses a sponsored bat of MRF which deals six crores per year.
Now KL Rahul opened the innings with a no sponsors tag on his bat and his bad just looks like a wooden stick with no stickers on it. This looks weird as according to the player profile of KL Rahul he should definitely have a sponsor. Now the reason behind it is out.
KL Rahul has signed a deal with SG for kit and bat. He has SG gloves and pads but a deal for SG bat he’s been over for KL Rahul. So KL Rahul started the Indians innings with no stickers on the bat.
India vs SA, second test, Day 1 Analysis
India after winning the test match is all set to dominate in the second test also. India Started batting in the first innings but a batting collapse occur on the Indian side. As Rahane, Agarwal, Pujara got out on low scores. Rahane didn’t even open his account and out on golden duck.
KL Rahul is still on the crease and leading the Indian batting line-up in his first match as captain. Hanuma Vihari got a chance on the second test match and he’ll also give support to KL Rahul. Duanne Olivier Has taken two wickets for the South African team. The young left-handed fast watermark Jensen also took one wicket. India now playing on 53 on the loss of three wickets.