Venkatesh Prasad hits out at KL Rahul over poor run and slams commentators for turning a blind eye


When everybody was celebrating India’s nice victory in opposition to Australia within the first Take a look at match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 in Nagpur, Venkatesh Prasad raised some severe questions on KL Rahul and his inclusion within the workforce regardless of his steady wrestle with the bat.

Notably, Rahul has not been at his greatest for fairly a while and even did not contribute a lot within the win in opposition to the Aussies as he bought out at a rating of 20 after dealing with 71 balls. Nevertheless, the right-handed batter didn’t get the chance to bat once more because the hosts gained the competition by 132 runs and an innings.

Whereas the third innings of the match was underway and the Australian batters have been struggling in opposition to the Indian spinners, veteran quick bowler Prasad took to Twitter and expressed his disappointment in addition to concern relating to Rahul’s type within the sport.

Prasad posted a thread slamming Rahul on Twitter, stating the latter’s Take a look at common and appearances within the format and termed the stat an strange one. The 53-year-old former cricketer additionally named different left-out deserving batters and referred to as the Karnataka participant fortunate to have been given ‘countless’ probabilities.

“I’ve numerous regard for KL Rahul’s expertise and talent, however sadly his performances have been properly beneath par. A take a look at common of 34 after 46 assessments and greater than 8 years in worldwide cricket is strange. Can’t consider many who’ve been given so many probabilities. Particularly..cont,” posted Prasad on Twitter.

“When there are such a lot of ready within the wings & in prime type. Shubhman Gill is in chic type,Sarfaraz has been scoring tons in FC cricket and plenty of who deserve an opportunity forward of Rahul. Some are simply fortunate to be given probabilities endlessly until they succeed whereas some aren’t allowed to,” he added.

Prasad even asserted that Ravichandran Ashwin needs to be appointed because the workforce’s vice-captain in Checks and additional wrote that Rahul’s choice is predicated on favouritism and never efficiency. The India former speedster didn’t cease right here and referred to as out ex-cricketers who presently are a part of the commentary panel.

“And to make issues worse, Rahul is the designated vice-captain. Ashwin has an excellent cricketing mind, needs to be the vice captain within the Take a look at format. If not him needs to be Pujara or Jadeja .Mayank Agarwal had a much better affect than Rahul in Checks and so did Vihari,” stated Prasad additional in his tweet.

“Rahul’s choice will not be primarily based on efficiency however favouritism . Has been Persistently inconsistent and for somebody who has been round for 8 years not transformed potential into performances. One of many the explanation why many ex-cricketers aren’t vocal regardless of seeing such favouritism..,” he added.

“is the possibilities of dropping out on potential IPL gigs. They wouldn’t need to rub the captain of a franchisee fallacious manner,as in at the moment’s age most individuals like sure males and blind approvers. Usually properly wishers are your greatest critics however instances have modified & individuals don’t need to be instructed reality,”  he concluded.



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