India’s limited overs vice-captain KL Rahul said that he would like to take wicketkeeping in the next 3 World Cups if given the chance, although the team management did not talk to him about it. Rahul has become the first choice of the Indian team in limited overs, instead of specialist wicketkeepers Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson. The next 3 years are to be 2 T20 World Cup and 1 Day World Cup.
Rahul said ahead of the limited overs series against Australia starting on November 27, “My wicketkeeping helps in team composition and I like it too. When given a chance, I would like to keep wicketkeeping in all the three World Cups. “Asked if the team management had talked to him about this, he said,” Nothing has been said to me and we are so ahead as a team Are not thinking of The World Cup is important but there is a long-term strategy for every team and country. “
The stylish batsman from Karnataka said, “I think of one match at a time. If I continue to do well, we will have the opportunity to field an extra bowler and batsman. “Rahul bats at number five in ODIs and starts the innings in T20. He admitted that his place in the batting order depends on the format.
“It depends on what the team wants from me and which team combination will be better,” he said. I also enjoyed batting at number five in the ODI series against New Zealand. Whatever role the team gives me, I am happy to play it. Will he be able to keep wicketkeeping from Kuldeep Yadav or Yuzvendra Chahal balls like Mahendra Singh Dhoni said, “Nobody can replace MS Dhoni.” He has shown us the way how the wicketkeeper plays the role of a batsman. “
He said, “I have a good friendship with Kuldeep, Yuji or Jaddu and in case of any mistake, I will give him feedback on which length to bowl or any wicketkeeper will do.” The start of the innings gave him experience of how to cope with the pressure and this experience would serve as the vice-captain for the Indian team. He said, “I got to experience it in the IPL. It was challenging but now I am used to it and I am enjoying it. Hopefully, that rhythm will continue. “