Today, Team India will play their first Super 4 match in the Asian Cup. This match will be played against Pakistan in Colombo. Ahead of this match, the Indian team’s star wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul has returned. KL Rahul, who was injured in IPL 2023, shared his experience after his return. He shared the difficulties he faced during and after the injury. Rahul was injured in his thigh.
Rahul spoke to BCCI TV about his injury. On his return he said: “I feel good. Of course it’s good to have the team back. Everything was done on time. So I’m happy that I was able to meet all the criteria.”
The wicketkeeper batsman spoke about the operation. He said: “When you have to have surgery the most important thing is that you respect the fact that you have put your body into something big, you have had a big operation so you have to respect it and the body. “Give it time to recover.” He further said that it would take them a few weeks to get back in touch.
The Indian player further said, “The most important thing was that I felt confident in my body and became pain-free. I knew I would come back and I had to do wicketkeeping too. This was a major concern for the physical therapist and me. It was a big challenge to get rid of that fear and pain.”
The Indian batsman shared what a mental battle he had to overcome. He said: “You’re fighting a big mental battle where you’re constantly thinking, ‘I can feel pain,’ and when you’re in that mindset you can’t focus on the ability.”
Challenges during surgery
Fighting a mental battle
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