KL Rahul would like to avoid embarrassing record under Virat Kohli’s captaincy, compete with South Africa

New Delhi, Online Desk. The Indian cricket team has to play against South Africa in the T20 series at home. KL Rahul would like to avoid an embarrassing record under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Senior players have been rested for this series. KL Rahul will lead the team in place of the regular captain of the team, Rohit Sharma. He would like to make a good start as T20 captain during this series as he had an embarrassing start as captain in Tests and ODIs.

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The Indian team has to play in the 5 T20 series against South Africa from 9 June. The first match is to be played in Delhi, in preparation for which both the teams have gathered. This series is going to be important for KL Rahul as he is being seen as the captain of the future and has proved to be a flop in Tests, ODIs. Now he has to prove himself better in T20.

Virat will have to survive an embarrassing record

Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Indian team, was defeated in all three formats in his initial captaincy. One got a chance to captain Virat in the Test due to injury to Virat on the tour of South Africa where the team lost. After this, he also captained in the ODI series and India had to face a clean sweep. Now he has to go against South Africa in T20. He would like to improve his record at home and lead the team to victory here.

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Will be the second Indian captain to do so

In 2014, Kohli lost his first match as Test captain against Australia. At the same time, in the year 2013, while captaining for the first time in ODIs against Sri Lanka, Virat lost the match. For the first time in 2017 he captained in T20 against England and failed to win this match as well.

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