A day after India captain Virat Kohli shared a video of his coaching forward of the India-Australia opener subsequent week, batsmen KL Rahul and Prithvi Shaw aren’t lagging behind both. The two batsmen, who’ve been named in India’s Test squad, received within the groove forward of the high-profile sequence.
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Rahul, who’s making a comeback in India’s Test squad, shared a video of him batting towards the likes of Mohammed Siraj, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav, with the pink ball. “Good to be back in blue,” Rahul posted on Instagram.
Meanwhile, Shaw posted a video of batting alongside Kohli, who was on the non-striker’s finish. Usually recognized to go bit, Shaw’s photographs appeared extra circumspect. “Back to Australia after almost a year, time to work hard and play harder,” Shaw captioned the submit.
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The Australia Tests maintain loads of significance for younger Shaw. Shaw was a part of India’s Test squad throughout their tour of 2018/19 however after injuring his ankle throughout a follow match, the teen needed to be dominated out of the sequence. From there, Shaw expertise a little bit of a downward spiral and a string of accidents and a doping ban hindered his rise. A month earlier than the Australia tour, Shaw had made his debut, scoring a century towards West Indies in his first Test.
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Like Shaw, Rahul can be eager to show some extent too. Although Rahul has been a prolific scorer for India in ODIs and T20Is since 2019, his run in Tests has been a little bit of a priority. Since India’s tour of England in mid of 2018, Rahul’s efficiency in Tests has been below the scanner.
After scoring 299 runs within the five-Test sequence towards England, Rahul has managed 37 runs in two Tests towards West Indies at residence in 2018, 57 runs in three Tests in Australia and 101 runs in two Tests within the Caribbean. Rahul’s final Test for India was in August 2019 earlier than he was dropped from the Test squad for New Zealand earlier this 12 months.