India opener KL Rahul feels he has obtained “a lot better” at studying the sport and constructing his innings, the secret to his regular performance in the white ball formats.
Rahul is taing part in a properly run in restrained overs cricket having hit two thousands and three 1/2 centuries in the ODIs and to top it up, three more fifty plus rankings in T20s in 2019.
“I’ve just been getting runs and the studying of the sport has gotten a lot better and understanding how to construct my innings again,” Rahul said after India’s victory over Sri Lanka in the second T20 here.
“I felt that was missing and I continually knew I had the recreation to get the runs and it was just a count of spending time in the middle. Really joyful to raise on the same way,” Rahul added.
Chasing 143, India defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the second T20 on Tuesday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Rahul, who scored 45 off 32 balls, credited the bowlers for limiting the traffic to a under par score.
“It used to be a smaller goal and my plans have been easy which is to spend some time in the middle. Our bowlers bowled really properly and some thing around 170 on this wicket would have been par. A lot of credit score ought to go to the bowlers.” In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Rahul partnered with Shikhar Dhawan to put up a 71-run opening stand and 27-year-old said that he enjoys batting with both his senior opening partners.
“We all go out there with a easy diagram which is to win the recreation for your country. He (Rohit) makes it look so easy and I’ve continually batted with Shikhar mainly at the begin of my Test career and we understand every different well and I just enjoy batting with both of them,” Rahul said.