Watch: R Ashwin Prepares KL Rahul For The Aussie Bouncers

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KXIP’s captain KL Rahul has been proving his mettle with his top-notch performances for Team India as well as in IPL for a long time now. KL Rahul finished his Dream11 IPL 2020 season as the top-scorer of the tournament with a total of 670 runs to his name. KL Rahul’s consistency has allotted him a place in India’s squad for the upcoming Australian tour. 28-year-old KL Rahul has been handed a golden opportunity to cement his place in India’s starting XI with the absence of India’s regular-opener Rohit Sharma from the tour.

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Is Rahul ready to face the likes of Cummins and Starc?

However, KL Rahul will be up against a slightly different scenario during his visit to Australia. Australian pacers Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will make sure KL Rahul doesn’t settle as easily as he did in UAE during Dream11 IPL 2020.

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KL Rahul was recently seen facing bouncers in the nets before the series kicks-off on November 27. Australian pitches are known for their uneven bounces and the likes of Starc, Hazelwood and Cummins will look-out to take full advantage of the situation on their home soil.

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KL Rahul Prepping Himself to Face the Aussies

KL Rahul is polishing his pull shots with the help of his fellow teammate Ravichandran Ashwin in the nets. The BCCI’s official Twitter handle uploaded a video on Monday, in which KL Rahul can be seen preparing himself for the Australian conditions. India’s ace Ravichandran Ashwin can be seen unleashing volleys towards the batsman. The KXIP boys combined together in an attempt to gear up before the much-anticipated tour in Australia.

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