Indian opening batsman KL Rahul is less far to join the elite list of Indian cricketers. Hoping that he can achieve this list in the upcoming match against West Indies in the first T20I at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Friday. The Indian cricket team was scheduled to play these three T20Is match against Windies followed by as many ODIs in a month which will be a long tour for the respective team.
Rahul has a hope to return back to his form and put the best game forward in the upcoming match in Hyderabad. If he manages to score at least 26 runs in the first T20I, he can register his name to be the seventh Indian batsman to score 1000+ runs in the shortest format. As of now, we can see Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, and Yuvraj Singh has managed to register their names in this honorable list.
We can just have a glance which are the Indian players that have managed to be in this list and with how many runs:
- 2539: Rohit Sharma
- 2450: Virat Kohli
- 1617: MS Dhoni
- 1605: Suresh Raina
- 1504: Shikhar Dhawan
- 1177: Yuvraj Singh
With this T20I World Cup that is scheduled to get started from next year, the Indian cricket team is now focusing focus to try out different combinations of players and youngsters in the team format.
The Fast Indian bowler Deepak Chahar, who grab a hat-trick in the 3rd T20I match against Bangladesh, and recorded the best-ever figures in T20I match, will be a key player in the Indian bowling attack in the upcoming series, especially when Jasprit Bumrah is not present in the team due to injury.
India’s Squad for Three T20Is: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sanju Samson.