Under the leadership of KL Rahul, the Indian team started the three-match ODI series against Australia with a win. India won the match by five wickets on the Mohali ground. After winning the match, Team India became number 1 in all three formats. At the same time, after winning the match, KL Rahul looked very happy and during the press conference, he talked about his partnership with Suryakumar Yadav.
KL Rahul ignored Mohammed Shami:
After registering a victory against Australia, KL Rahul praised Suryakumar Yadav and Shubman Gill during the post-match ceremony. But meanwhile, he did not even mention Mohammed Shami. The Indian captain said, “This is not the first time that I am captaining, I am used to it. The kind of play shown by the players in the hot weather this afternoon is praiseworthy. Playing in such heat becomes tough and physically challenging, but we all have to perform in the field. Today we had only 5 bowlers and everyone performed well.”
KL Rahul has a great partnership with Suryakumar Yadav:
Taking the matter forward, KL Rahul talked about the partnership with Suryakumar Yadav. He said, “The match became a bit tricky after Gill was out but later there was a good partnership between me and Surya. We kept talking about hitting good cricket shots, and rotating the strike and all our batsmen are working on it. We didn’t want to get into trouble, we were always tied so we wanted to take it deep.”
Talking about the match, the Australian team, after losing the toss and opting to bat first, scored 276 runs. During this period, Mohammed Shami achieved five major successes. In reply, India scored 281 runs with the help of half-centuries from KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill, and Ruturaj Gaikwad and won by five wickets.