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3 Best Knocks Of KL Rahul In T20Is

3 Best Knocks Of KL Rahul In T20Is
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KL Rahul has created a distinct identity in the cricket world due to his consistent performance in the last few years. Especially Rahul has always performed well in T20 cricket. He has been one of the best Indian batters in the IPL in the last few years. It is because of this consistent performance of Rahul, he has also been selected as India’s vice-captain in all three formats.

Due to Rahul’s brilliant performance in T20 cricket, Indian cricket fans are expecting a great performance from him in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, starting on October 16. In this article, we are going to look at the best 3 innings of KL Rahul’s T20I career.

#1 110 vs West Indies (2016)

KL Rahul’s 110 against the West Indies in 2016 is one of the best innings in Indian cricket history. Chasing the West Indies’ mammoth total of 246 runs, Rahul completed his century in just 46 balls.

Young Rahul had shown his skills to the entire cricket world through this knock. The right-handed batter hit 12 fours and five sixes during his century innings. But even his century could not save India from defeat as the West Indies won the tie by one run.

However, Rahul’s impressive century made a long-lasting impression on everyone and established him as an international cricketer.

#2 101 vs England (2018)

2018 turned out to be a turning point in KL Rahul’s T20 career. Rahul, who performed brilliantly in the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League, was included in the Indian squad for the England tour.

KL Rahul scored an aggressive century while chasing the target of 160 runs in the first T20 match of the England tour. In this match, Rahul scored an unbeaten 101 runs off 54 balls, including 10 fours and five sixes.

#3 91 vs West Indies (2019)

In 2019, KL Rahul scored a magnificent 91 runs in the T20I series against the West Indies at the historic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rahul and Rohit Sharma gave the Indian team an aggressive start in the match which was very important in terms of the result of the series.

Even after Rohit’s dismissal, Rahul continued his brilliant batting along with Virat Kohli to take the Indian team to a huge score of 240. Rahul struck nine fours and four towering sixes during his innings. The Karnataka-born batter had almost confirmed his place in the T20 team after this innings.

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