Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk |

Published:November 21, 2017 5:47 Rahul’s Test career, still in the early days, can be broken into two contrasting periods.


  • Rahul was out for a golden duck in the first innings of the series opener against Sri Lanka but was among the runs in the second innings as he hit a 129-ball 79 and shared a 166-run stand with Shikhar Dhawan.
  • In an interaction with BCCI’s official website, Rahul spoke about the challenges for an opening batsman and how he constructs his innings.
  • You try to keep a positive mind and try to come back stronger in the next innings or next game,” said Rahul.
  • After tasting failure in the first innings, Rahul had a positive plan for the second innings.
  • Very good that we (Shikhar and I) were off to a great start and we carried on,” said Rahul.

Read more…