KL Rahul has Rohit Sharma-Like abilities, says Gautam Gambhir
By SMCS - Sep 2, 2022 4:00 pm
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Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has said that KL Rahul has abilities like Rohit Sharma and he has shown it in international cricket. Rahul has been out of form since coming back from his injury recently and Gambhir was hopeful that he will play more freely in the next matches of the Asia Cup 2022 as well.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul batting at NCA nets

India won against Hong Kong on Wednesday by 40 runs and entered the super four stage as well. Suryakuamr Yadav played a crucial role in the match with his half-century. KL Rahul played a slow knock of 36 runs from 39 balls in the game before getting dismissed on a duck against Pakistan as well.

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However, Gautam Gambhir has come out in support of Rahul saying that he has a lot of capabilities and bats with confidence in the upcoming games. India will take on the winner of the match between Pakistan and Hong Kong in Super 4 as well.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma makes another record

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“When he hit a six of that medium pacer (Haroon Arshad), the next ball was also in the same slot. If he could have got one more big hit, the momentum would have shifted. KL Rahul has so much ability. I will confidently say that in the Indian dressing room he has Rohit Sharma-like abilities, maybe bit more than that. He has shown that in international cricket. I hope with this 39-ball stay, he will have the confidence to play freely in the next matches,” Gautam Gambhir said in a discussion on Star Sports.