India vs West Indies 2018, 2nd Test: Despite being rated extremely highly for his incredible compact batting technique, Indian batsman KL Rahul has failed big-time to lived up to all the hype around his primary skill. Rahul once again disappointed all the cricket fans with yet another dismal show with his blade in the ongoing Test series against Windies. Also Read - IND vs ENG: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane Arrive in Chennai For India vs England 1st Test
Tired of watching Rahul getting the longer rope in Indian XI in cricket’s most pristine format, the passionate cricket fans have blasted captain Virat Kohli and his superstar wife Anushka Sharma over Rahul’s failure. Absurd? Yes, it is but is also not a hidden fact that the 26-year old Rahul has questionably managed to hold his spot in India’s Test XI despite several below-par performances in recent times. Also Read - India vs England 2021: Ajinkya Rahane Speaks on Relationship With 'Captain' Virat Kohli, Says He's The Skipper And I'm His Deputy
After bundling out Windies for 311, the hosts get off to a brisk start – courtesy impressive batting performance by youngster Prithvi Shaw. On the other side, Rahul continuously struggled to find the middle of the bat and failed to rotate the strike. His 24-ball stay at the crease was ended by Windies captain Jason Holder, who bowled the Indian batsman for 4. Also Read - IND vs ENG: Nasser Hussain Credits Virat Kohli For Making India a Tough Side That Can't be Bullied
Earlier, Rahul had a horrible tour to England where he played five Test matches but couldn’t justify his role in the team barring a hundred in the final innings of the Oval Test.
Check some reactions from the cricket fans over Rahu’s poor show – –
Earlier, riding on a brilliant century by Roston Chase (106) and captain Holder’s fiery fifty (52) – the visitors post a decent first innings total. Pacer Umesh Yadav was the star for India taking his career-best Test bowling figures of 6/88 to bundle out the visitors on the second day of the Test. The Windies has succumbed to a humiliating inning and 272-run defeat at the hands of India in the first Test at Rajkot.
Certainly, not a good time to be KL Rahul!