KL Rahul and Kieron Pollard News – The first T20 International is not too far away as the batsmen from both teams will look to get their respective landmarks. The 1st T20 International match of the three-match T20 International series will be played on Friday, 06th December 2019 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad.
This will be a landmark match for India’s star opening batsman, Lokesh Rahul. We might see KL in his full flow as he might become the 7th Indian batsman to score 1000 runs in the shortest format of the game. With no Shikhar Dhawan in the T20 International series, one may expect KL Rahul to open the innings with Rohit Sharma.
KL Rahul and Kieron Pollard News
KL Rahul is just 26 runs short of achieving his landmark. If he crosses that milestone then he will join the elite list of the Indian batsmen. This list includes high profile names such as Rohit Sharma, Skipper Virat Kolhi, Former Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan.
If Rahul scores those 26 runs in the first match itself, then he will be the third-fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in T20 Internationals. He will join the Aussie T20 Skipper Aaron Finch and Pakistan’s Star Batter Babar Azam in the list. They both achieved this feat in just 29 innings.
KL Rahul and Kieron Pollard News – KL Rahul played a match-winning hand in the third and the final match of the T20 International. He scored a valuable half-century which allowed India in posting a good score on the board. He also played well for Karnataka in the T20 competition held in the country. In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Rahul scored three half-centuries in the business end of that tournament which helped his team, Karnataka, to lift the trophy.
The Windies newly appointed skipper will be the player to watch out for in the three-match T20 International Series. The Big Man is also on the verge of making some records for himself. He is also in the line to score 1000 runs for West Indies in T20 International matches.
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KL Rahul and Kieron Pollard News – Skipper Pollard will just be the fourth batsman to score 1000 runs in the shortest format for the West Indies and will join the list of most dashing batsmen. This list includes Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, and Dwayne Bravo.
Skipper Kieron Pollard is just 47 runs away from achieving this feat. Till now, Pollard has played 120 T20 International matches and in that, he has scored 953 runs. Now, this is the golden opportunity for the skipper to score heavy in the series against India and achieve this milestone.