The second ODI between India and Australia will be played on Sunday (March 19). India would like to win this match and take a 2-0 series lead. On the other hand, it is a do or die match for Australia. If Steve Smith’s team is to stay in the series, then they will have to win this game. India is ahead 1-0 in the series after winning the first ODI played in Mumbai. This match is special for KL Rahul. He can achieve personal achievements in this match.
KL Rahul has scored 1945 runs in 50 innings of 52 ODIs. He needs 55 runs to complete 2,000,000 runs in ODIs. If he scores 55 runs in Australia’s second match, he will be the second fastest batsman to score the fastest two thousand runs for India. Team India’s record of completing 2000 ODI runs is registered in the name of Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan had scored two thousand runs in 48 ODI innings.
KL Rahul looked faded in the Test series against Australia. He was included in the playing eleven for the India team in the test matches played in Nagpur and Delhi. But he disappointed. Where he scored 20 runs in the Nagpur test, he could only score 18 runs in the Delhi test. After which he had no chance in the remaining 2 matches. But he did succeed by batting brilliantly in the first ODI against Australia. KL Rahul, who came to bat at number five, played a 75-run winning innings while playing responsibly. During this, he hit 7 fours and one six. He made the team win the match by sharing a centuries-old partnership with Ravindra Jadeja.