When KL Rahul Received His Test Cap From MS Dhoni!

Publish On: 11 May, 2020 12:49 PM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

BENGALURU: Stylist India batsman K.L. Rahul has recalled the moment when he received his Test cap from former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Rahul spoke about a lot of things, both on and off the field, during a recent Q&A session on Twitter.

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During the Q&A session, Rahul was asked about his Test debut and he revealed he wasn't expecting to play a match in the 2014 Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. He was handed over his Test cap by then-skipper Dhoni and Rahul stated it had been a proud moment for him.

His post read: "It was a special and emotional moment for me. I never thought I'd get an opportunity to play in the series and it absolutely was a special feeling to get handed over that cap from MS Dhoni."

Rahul's debut, however, didn't go as per plan as he was dismissed for paltry scores of 3 and 1 at the enduring Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Before COVID-19 abruptly halted all sport, Rahul was given the added responsibility to keep wickets in white-ball cricket also and he stated he has been enjoying the role considerably.

He also stated that keeping wickets to fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah is really a very tough task. His post read: "Absolutely enjoying wicket-keeping. The toughest bowler to keep to is Jasprit Bumrah."

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In normal circumstances, Rahul would currently be playing in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League but because of coronavirus pandemic, the tournament has been postponed indefinitely by the BCCI.