The Indian cricket team has reached New Zealand. The Indian team will play a total of 10 matches on this tour. Five of these are T20 matches. The first T20 series will be played. Indian fans can get a big hint from this series. Despite the fit of Rishabh Pant in the series, the Indian team can field KL Rahul as the wicketkeeper. Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir said that KL Rahul can be prepared for a big role through this series.
The Indian team reached New Zealand on Tuesday. They included both KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant. Rishabh Pant was injured in the series against Australia. After this, Rahul was wicketkeeping in his place. With this, the discussion has started whether Rahul can play a dual role in ODIs and T20 tournaments in future. If this happens, Pant will lose his place.
Former cricketer and MP Gautam Gambhir have praised KL Rahul in his column written for an English newspaper. He wrote, ‘KL Rahul is a great player. He is a player with a good attitude. His fitness is also excellent. They have good strokes. In addition, they also have leadership quality. Overall Rahul can play a great role for Team India.
After the third ODI match to the Australian team in Bengaluru, Virat Kohli hinted to get wicketkeeping ahead of KL Rahul as well. He had said that he brings balance to the team in the same way as Rahul Dravid used to bring in the 2003 World Cup. Rishabh Pant’s future began to be raised after his comment.