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KL Rahul has nowhere to go Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav are two significant alterations

Wasim Jaffer, a former Indian opener, feels it’s time for KL Rahul to make way for another superstar batter as India looks to take a 2-0 lead over Australia in the prestigious Border-Gavaskar at Delhi. The patience of KL Rahul’s detractors is wearing thin, according to Jaffer. Rohit Sharma’s team will play the visitors in the second Test of the four-match series on Friday at the renowned Arun Jaitley Stadium after thrashing Pat Cummins and company in the series opener.

KL Rahul, who rejoined the Indian team for the first Test.

He will come under scrutiny after a forgettable effort with the willow in Nagpur. Sadly for him, India lost the opportunity to bat again as the returning opener was bowled for 20 off 71 balls as the Ravindra Jadeja-led team won the first game of the series within the first three days.

Vice-captain Rahul and middle-order Suryakumar Yadav were dropped by former India opener Jaffer. As he shared his playing XI for the forthcoming second Test match between India and Australia. The former Indian batter supported Shreyas Iyer’s decision to play again after missing the first game of the series due to a back ailment. Rahul Dravid, the head coach of India. He has also said that the standout batter at Delhi can “walk directly into the starting XI.”

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Top-ranked T20I batter Suryakumar got his Test debut in Iyer’s absence.

In his first Test match for India at Nagpur, Suryakumar was outwitted by veteran Australian spinner Nathan Lyon for 7 off 14 balls. Jaffer wants Iyer to take Suryakumar’s spot, but the former cricketer believes that in the second Border-Gavaskar Trophy game. Shubman Gill, who is in good form, should open with skipper Rohit.

Gill, who has scored four hundred in his last seven international innings, was passed over in favour of vice-captain Rahul. In 2022, Rahul was only able to score 50 runs. Last season, the Indian vice captain averaged 17.12 over eight innings. In 46 Test matches, Indian opener Rahul has scored 2624 runs for his country. The 30-year-old is a veteran of seven centuries and thirteen fifty-wicket hauls in red-ball cricket. At Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Indian vice-captain played his first Test match against Australia in 2014.


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