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Kishan to run with Rahul in World Cup? Who’s second? Frankly, Kohli


  • Virat Kohli says KL Rahul and Rohit will be openers
  • Rahul has scored 626 runs for the Punjab Kings in the IPL
  • The India-Pakistan World Cup will be played on October 24

Dubai: With the T20 Cricket World Cup looming, discussions on India’s playing XI are in full swing. Ishant Kishan, who has done well for the Mumbai Indians, is almost certain to play in the warm-up match as well as his first match against Pakistan. Meanwhile, captain Virat Kohli has clarified who the opening pair of India will be.

Rahul and Rohit are the openers

The Indian team has four players who can play as openers. Along with KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Ishant Kishan, captain Virat Kohli is also a potential opener. Virat Kohli has said that Rahul and Rohit Sharma will be India’s opening pair in the World Cup. The captain’s assessment is that the experience of both will be of benefit.

This player will not play in the World Cup anymore … Aakash Chopra after the first warm up match

Virat Kohli will be one down

Kohli said things were not like they were before the IPL. Rahul cannot be left out of the opening position. So is Rohit Sharma. Rohit is a world class player. I will play number three. “I can only say so many things in the current situation,” he said.

Rahul shines as opener

Rahul was able to shine in the opening position for the Punjab Kings in the IPL. In the recently concluded season, Rahul has scored 626 runs from 13 matches at an average of 62.6. Therefore, the team management has decided not to remove Rahul from the opening position. In the IPL, Virat Kohli scored 405 runs and Rohit Sharma 381 runs. Although the duo performed only average, they are expected to return to the World Cup.

The first match is against Pakistan

India’s first match of the T20 World Cup will be against Pakistan on October 24. It is important for India to win this stressful match that the fans have been waiting for. India’s chances of success will depend on how much the players change when they leave the IPL and take on another role for the national team.