Senior Indian Cricket team player Dinesh Karthik has seen in critics, he has pointed out numbers from KL Rahul’s disappointing performance in Test career for which he issues a brutal warning to the batter with the upcoming home series, India against Australia around the corner.
This year has been a forgettable year in test cricket for KL Rahul. In eight innings he just scored only 137 runs with single half century, which averages only 17.12 run. Out of which he scored 57 runs in two test series against Bangladesh. Senior Indian Cricket team player Dinesh Karthik has been mostly among the critics, he has pointed out disappointing numbers from KL Rahul’s test series career which issues a brutal warning to the batter with the upcoming home series against Australia around the corner.
Dinesh Karthik about Rahul test series
Its definitely true that KL Rahul has been India’s main stay opener for a long time alongside Rohit Sharma and had also been a stunned performance against England cricket team last year in the four test Indian team played as a part of 2021 series. However, KL Rahul having a disappointing performance in test series against Bangladesh. In conversation with Cricbuzz, Dinesh Karthik pointed out that KL Rahul has an average performance in this series against Bangladesh, Rahul played on an average of mid-30s, despite of which playing over 40 tests, which is the lowest performance for an Indian player in the Indian Test Cricket.
Dinesh Karthik about Shubman Gill
Indian Cricket Team next assignment will going to be home series against Australia which is starting from February 3rd, 2023 onwards. Dinesh Karthik thinks that, If KL Rahul cannot score big and centuries in the upcoming contest, he have to gave a chance to Shubman Gill. He had to permanently pay a way for the young Indian batsman Shubman Gill in the Indian Cricket Team XI.
Dinesh Karthik reaction
In a conversation with Cricbuzz interviewer, Dinesh Karthik said that, “I would like to give KL Rahul those couple of Test matches, but if still things doesn’t in the support of KL Rahul… The only one thing that will go against him is only the fact that he has played over 40 Tests matches and his average is just in the mid-30s. That is not good and acceptable for an opener. That is one of the lowest performance among Indian players for sure without any doubt, for whom who have played 35 Test matches.”
He also added in his statement with the Cricbuzz team that, “There is something mis happening with him that he needs to definitely work on. That will be upon on his mind. If he wants to cement his place in the Indian Test Cricket Team Test match, he must needs to score a couple of hundreds against Australian Cricket team. Otherwise, you can definitely witnessed a change in the Indian Cricket team, with Shubman Gill doing so well.”
The home series with the Australian Cricket team will be India’s final contest in their 2021/23 WTC cycle