KL Rahul Ruled Out From IPL 10
Indian opening batsman KL Rahul confirmed that he is going to overlook upcoming IPL 2017. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s star batsman had a shoulder injury while playing 1st test against Australia. The young opener will be heading to England to undergo a shoulder surgery to make him fit for the Champions Trophy commences in June.
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According to the news reports Rahul got shoulder injury in the first Test against Australia in Pune. Even in the pain he scored 6 fifties in 7 innings helping India to reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a 2-1. Already RCB lost their captain Virat Kohli for at least few opening matches and now losing their Star opener makes the situation sore. Players’ injuries before the start of the tournament will defiantly hurts RCB’s chances in the upcoming IPL 10.
From Bangalore’s point of view, Rahul’s absence cannot be ignored because he was the key player made RCB to the final last year. Rahul become as Bangalore’s third-highest run-getter with a tally of 397 runs in 14 matches included four half-centuries. Rahul compensated Chris Gayle’s inconsistency with his strike-rate around 146.49 and become as a crucial player for them.