Team India will be announced for the South Africa tour soon and before that there were reports that KL Rahul might return to the Test team. This player was last included in the Test team in February. Team India has to play 3 T20, 3 ODI and 2 Test matches in South Africa tour.
After the World Cup 2023, the next big challenge for Team India will be the tour of South Africa. Team India is supposed to go on South Africa tour next month where the team will be announced soon. 3 T20, 3 ODI and 2 Test matches will be played in this tour. Before the team announcement, Rohit Sharma’s name was in the headlines. The topic of discussion is whether Rohit Sharma will return to the T20 team? Is he the captain of the team? Apart from this, a big question is about KL Rahul, whose return is speculated.
Will KL Rahul make a comeback?
KL Rahul has done some amazing batting in recent times. He scored 452 runs in the World Cup. Now looking at his performance, he might get a chance to make a comeback in the Test team. Let us tell you that KL Rahul was given a chance in the Delhi Test against Australia in February this year, after which he was dropped. The reason for this is his poor performance.
Rahul’s poor test record
So far, KL Rahul has scored 2642 runs in 47 tests at an average of just 33.44. He certainly scored 7 centuries with his bat but the lack of scoring runs that was consistently seen in him. In the last 2 years, Rahul has played 7 Tests and his average is only 24.69. He was dropped from the team after poor performance but now Rohit Sharma can bring him back to the team.
In whose place will Rahul play?
The question is if Rahul returns to the Test team, who will come out? Ajinkya Rahane batted very well in the final of the World Test Championship and now it is believed that he might be dropped from the team. Because Shreyas Iyer can also return to the Test team. Who will go on the South Africa tour and who will sit out? The answer to this will be found soon.