KL Rahul gave a hint, told how many spinners India can go with
KL Rahul, the vice-captain of India’s Test team, has given a hint that Team India can go with 3 spinners. Turn is seen in pitches in India. In such a situation, choosing three spinners is not a bad option.
The first match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is to begin on February 9 in Nagpur. Now only a day and a few hours are left for it to start. In such a situation, everyone is speculating that how will be the playing XI of Team India and how many spinners will be part of the playing XI. Team India’s vice-captain KL Rahul has given a big hint before the match that how many spinners the management is preparing for the playing eleven.
KL Rahul has accepted in the press conference on Tuesday that there will be many spinners in the playing eleven. He said, “Because of the turning track in India, one would like to play three spinners, but we will know the pitch on the day of the game.” India will play without Rishabh Pant (recovering from accident) and Shreyas Iyer. In such a situation, some spots will be vacant in the playing XI of Team India.
Vice-captain KL Rahul did not reveal much about the playing XI but said, “The playing XI is yet to be decided. It will be a tough decision as there are some vacancies.” On aggressive cricket, he said, “If the situation demands us to play free shots, we will go for it, otherwise we will stick to the regular Test cricket batting template.”
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The Australian team has not played any tour games on the tour of India, but they have practiced for several days at Alur in Bengaluru. Regarding this, KL said, “It will not make much difference if the Australian team does not play the practice match, they have a good team and they must have prepared well.” Regarding the left-handed batters of the Australian team, he said that it would be interesting to watch Ashwin and Mohammad Siraj.