India’s limited overs vice-captain KL Rahul said on Wednesday that he would like to take wicketkeeping in the next three World Cups if given the chance, although the team management did not talk to him about it. Rahul has become the first choice of the Indian team in limited overs with specialist wicketkeepers Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson.
There is to be 2 T20 World Cup and one ODI World Cup in the next three years. The 28-year-old Rahul said ahead of the limited-overs series against Australia starting on November 27, “My wicketkeeping helps in team composition and I like it too. When given the chance, I would like to keep wicketkeeping in all three World Cups. ‘
Asked if the team management has talked to him about this, he said, ‘Nothing has been said to me and we as a team are not thinking so far ahead. The World Cup is important, but there is a long-term strategy for every team and country. ‘
The stylistic batsman from Karnataka said, ‘I think of the same match at one time. If I continue to perform well, then we will have a chance to field an extra bowler and batsman.
Rahul bats at number five in ODIs and starts the innings in T20. He admitted that his place in the batting order depends on the format. He said, ‘It depends on what the team wants from me and which team combination will be better.’
He said, ‘I also enjoyed batting at number 5 in the ODI series against New Zealand. I am happy to play whatever role the team will give me. “Will he be able to wicketkeeper the balls of Kuldeep Yadav or Yuzvendra Chahal like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, he said,” No one can replace MS Dhoni. He has shown us the way how the wicketkeeper plays the batsman. ‘
He said, ‘I have a good friendship with Kuldeep, Yuji or Jaddu and if there is a mistake, I will give him feedback on which length to bowl or any wicketkeeper will do.’ Captaincy for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), wicketkeeping And by starting the innings, he got experience how to cope with the pressure and this experience will be useful for him as vice-captain for the Indian team.
He said, ‘I got experience in IPL. It was challenging, but now I am used to it and I am enjoying it. Hopefully, that rhythm will be maintained. ‘