Telegraph – Calcutta, India – Rahul shared a 180-run opening stand against Bangladesh with the Indian vice-captain
KL Rahul says his opening partner Rohit Sharma is in a different league and it’s impossible to emulate his style.

Summary

  • Rahul shared a 180-run opening stand against Bangladesh with the Indian vice-captainKL Rahul says his opening partner Rohit Sharma is in a different league and it’s impossible to emulate his style.
  • Rahul, who has opened the batting after Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out with a fracture on his hand, shared a 180-run opening stand against Bangladesh with the Indian vice-captain, who has now hit a record-equalling four hundreds in this World Cup.
  • “You would be a fool to be tempted to bat like Rohit because he is in a different class, he is from a different planet altogether when he gets going,” Rahul told reporters during an interaction in the mixed zone.
  • “If I can do it for a bit longer, obviously I’ll get the big score and it will benefit the team,” Rahul remarked.
  • “I’ve spoken to the batting coach and I do speak to my partners and teammates who have done it before and who can help me out.

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