The first ODI between India and Australia was played on 17th March at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, which India won by five wickets. KL Rahul, who has been in bad form for a long time, played a match-winning inning. He has given a befitting reply to his critics. At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja also supported him. Both remained unbeaten in this match. KL Rahul revealed his strategy during the post-match conference.
Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul took the lead after India’s early wickets fell. Together, both shared an unbeaten partnership of 108 runs. Apart from excellent batting, Ravindra Jadeja also bowled 9 overs. In which he took 2 wickets for 46 runs.
KL Rahul was running in bad form for a long time. But he has confirmed his place in the upcoming matches by playing a match-winning inning in the first ODI. He was constantly flopping at the opening. Batting at number 5 in ODIs, he has scored 280 runs in 7 innings since December 2022. His average has been 56.
But after this performance from KL Rahul, Indian fans still criticised him and made fun of him on social media platforms.
One user wrote, “+1 year Ka Jugad.
Another user wrote, “kitne salo baad half century banay h isko to ICC Player of the year milna chahiyea.”
One of the other users wrote, “Now he will get pension for his whole life for this 50”.