IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Inside Team India’s Dressing Room at Lord’s, check how KL Rahul hailed after his magnificent unbeaten 127: KL Rahul has become the talk of the town after his scintillating ton on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test against England at Lord’s. Not just the Indian opener received standing ovations when he smashed a century, the Indian contingent inside the dressing room outpouringly congratulated Rahul on his achievement.
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In a video shared by BCCI on social media, the entire dressing Indian room broke with thunderous applause just when Rahul returned after the end of Day’s 1 play. The post captioned, “Scenes as @klrahul11returns to the dressing room after his brilliant 127* on Day 1 of the Lord’s Test. #TeamIndia #ENGvIND.”
IND vs ENG 2nd Test: The 2 two-minute clip commenced with KL Rahul getting his name etched on the honorary board at Lord’s. Soon, the clip saw showed Rohit Sharma giving a hug and pat to his opening partner KL Rahul as the two stitched a massive 126 run opening partnership for India.
While no words were exchanged during the momentous emotional moment for Rahul, the entire contingent congratulated the 29-year-old for his hundred at the ‘Mecca of Cricket.’ The entire unit of India’s coach- Ravi Shastri, Bharat Arun, R Sridhar, alongside other staff members and the Indian players applauded the Indian opener for his achievement.
IND vs ENG 2nd Test: KL Rahul’s performance on opening Day of first Test
Opening the innings for India alongside Rohit Sharma, Rahul was off to a slow start. Soon he switched gears after Rohit Sharma’s dismissal and took to some aggressive mode.
He lent monumental hands alongside Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the duo ensured a 117 run stand between them. Tactfully resisting the swinging deliveries outside the off, Rahul returned unbeaten on 127 runs at the stumps of Day 1. In his knock, Rahul smashed 12 fours and one six and maintained a strike rate of 51.21.
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