The young Indian opener, KL Rahul as been going through a rough patch in his cricketing career. After failing to prove his worth during India’s tour to the West Indies, he was not picked in the playing XI during the three-match T20I series against South Africa at home. Apart from that, he has also been dropped from the Test squad for the three-match series against the Proteas.
Amid all this, Rahul posted a picture on Twitter, undergoing Cryogenic Therapy and captioned it, “Chilling (literally),” which did not go well among his fans.
Chilling (literally)….. 🥶 pic.twitter.com/3XuRO0BDYz
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) September 23, 2019
One of the fans said, “Bhai batting bhi kr lia kro chilling krte reh jaoge warna”.
Bhai batting bhi kr lia kro chilling krte reh jaoge warna …
— sk singh.. (@sksahil98750) September 23, 2019
While another fan tweeted, “Tu yahi kar ,tumse kuch na ho paega”.
Tu yahi kar ,tumse kuch na ho paega
— Jitu (@jitu_gouda_1995) September 23, 2019
Check out some more hilarious reactions from the fans here:
Hahaha…first tell him to grab his position
— Avinash (@Avinash18765432) September 23, 2019
chilling to sahi thoda sa kheling vi kr lo
— Deepak Maurya (@DeepakMauryaPu) September 24, 2019
— Sameeksha💛 (@Maahii_way) September 23, 2019
Vai apne khel pey bhi diyan do🤣🤣
— Mintu Paul (@MintuPa07010223) September 23, 2019
Indian is doing performance or not !!! We getting heavy performance from this guy not on field
— சுத்த தங்கம்🥇 (@arunstepuparun) September 23, 2019
That's what you are meant to do. No runs under your belt, still part of the team, how do you manage man – share the secret sauce….. Better if you spend more time on practice, than posing and posting pictures.
— Ravi Shanker Singh (@Braj18) September 24, 2019
Bhai Isliye tera khoon nhi khoul raha🤣🤣
— The Houshikalakar (@D_Houshikalakar) September 24, 2019
KL Rahul’s last half-century came against Bangladesh in the World Cup 2019. He also scored a century against Sri Lanka in the World Cup 2019. However, ever since the mega event has concluded, there has been a remarkable slump in his form.
The 27-year-old also failed to find a place in India’s Test squad for the home series against South Africa, starting from October 2. KL Rahul has the experience of 36 Tests, 23 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 28 T20Is to his name. He has 3,609 international runs to his name and holds a decent average in all three formats.
India will next host South Africa in a three-match Test series. The series opener will be played in Visakhapatnam with the final two matches expected to be takin place in Pune and Ranchi respectively.
India’s squad for 3 Tests: Virat Kohli (capt), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shubman Gill.