Paarl: KL Rahul on Tuesday said that he is not thinking of becoming the Test captain of the country, but if it happens, he will try to take the team and Indian cricket forward to the best of his ability. The 29-year-old had led India in the second Test against South Africa in the recently concluded Test series in the absence of Virat Kohli and now with Kohli relinquishing India’s Test captaincy, Rahul has been replaced by Rohit Sharma for the coveted position. seen with.
Rahul said, “I haven’t thought about it yet. Obviously I got the opportunity to lead the Test team in Johannesburg and it was really special. Although the results came out opposite, it was a great learning experience.” Which I will always be proud of.”
He said, “Leading the country is a dream come true for any player. Yes, if I am given the Test captaincy it will be a big responsibility. However, I am not really thinking about it at the moment. But if it happens, I will try my best to take Team India and Indian cricket forward to the best of my ability.”
The talented opener has also led Punjab Kings in the IPL, but the team never won a trophy under his leadership. When asked about his tremendous captaincy record in the IPL as well as in a Test match for India, Rahul gave a different answer.
Talking about his captaincy, the batsman said that he doesn’t get worried or too happy with the results and tries to stay balanced.
Rahul, who made a memorable Test captaincy debut in Johannesburg, believes he will get better as a captain with time.
He said, “I played under great captains, Virat and everyone and learned a lot. I can use it when I captain more matches for my country. I am human and I will make mistakes, but I Will keep trying to do better. I have a great opportunity to captain the country in the ODI series.”
first published:Jan. 18, 2022, 10:11 p.m.