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Border Gavaskar Trophy: KL Rahul resumes coaching in nets for Test collection in opposition to Australia

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India vice-captain KL Rahul KL Rahul has resumed coaching forward of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in opposition to Australia.

Mumbai,UPDATED: Jan 31, 2023 22:52 IST

Border Gavaskar Trophy: KL Rahul resumes coaching in nets for Australia Test collection (AFP)

By India Today Web Desk: Newly-married India vice-captain KL Rahul has resumed batting coaching in Mumbai forward of the Test collection in opposition to Australia. Rahul just lately married his long-term girlfriend, Athiya Shetty, and thus missed the white-ball collection in opposition to New Zealand. Rahul is predicted to open the innings alongside skipper Rohit Sharma, whereas Shubman Gill, who scored his maiden Test century, might transfer up the order if Shreyas Iyer fails to get better from his again harm in time.

Rahul has captained India in seven One-Day Internationals (ODIs), three Tests, and one T20I, with combined outcomes.He was as soon as thought to be Rohit Sharma’s successor throughout codecs, however the emergence of Hardik Pandya, who led Gujarat Titans to the IPL title within the workforce’s inaugural season, modified all the things.

The first match of the collection shall be performed on February 9 in Nagpur, with the second Test match going down at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. The 4 Tests shall be vital for India to achieve the World Test Championship last for the second time in a row. In 2021, India misplaced the inaugural WTC Final at Lord’s to New Zealand.

The Border-Gavaskar collection in opposition to Australia shall be India’s last project within the ongoing World Test Championship cycle 2021-23. With India having gained each Tests in opposition to Bangladesh and Australia defeating South Africa 2-0, the qualification situation for the ultimate has been made a lot simpler for the Indian workforce. While nothing is assured, Team India solely must win two of 4 matches to advance to the summit conflict.

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Jan 31, 2023