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IND vs AUS: It was fun batting with Ravindra Jadeja, says KL Rahul

KL Rahul who was recently in the eye of the storm due to his poor form in the recently concluded Test series against Australia, fired back with his bat in the 1st ODI against the Aussies on Friday. The batter played a pivotal innings of 75* with Ravindra Jadeja (45) and helped India chase down 189 in the Wankhede after the hosts had lost 3 early wickets. “Saw three wickets fall down early, Starc was swinging the ball well and when he brings the ball back in, he is a dangerous bowler. Just tried to play normal cricketing shots. Got a few boundaries away and that settled my nerves. I batted with Shubman, Hardik, and Jadeja. The talk was that there’s help on the wicket but we did not want to get into our shell and play out a certain bowler. We wanted to be positive and put the loose balls...

IND vs AUS: Torrid run continues, tweets Venkatesh Prasad on KL Rahul’s form

Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad once again ripped into KL Rahul’s inclusion in the Indian Test team, branding the batter’s run as “torrid”. A few days ago, Prasad had tweeted that Rahul’s place in the team was based not on performance but favouritism. “Rahul’s selection is not based on performance but favouritism. Has been consistently inconsistent and for someone who has been around for 8 years not converted potential into performances,” Prasad had written on Twitter. On Saturday, after Rahul had another forgettable outing with the bat where he was dismissed for 17 runs, Prasad took to Twitter again, quote tweeting his earlier thread and writing, “And the torrid run continues. More to do with rigidity of the management to persist with a player who just hasn’t looked the part. No to...