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Asia Cup: ‘We had been 20-30 runs quick…’: KL Rahul after India’s thrilling win towards Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI: India performed three days on the trot within the ongoing Tremendous 4 stage of the Asia Cup, however got here out of the excruciating workload with a spot within the last of the continental match. After registering their largest win towards Pakistan in a match which lasted two days (together with a reserve day), India edged hosts Sri Lanka in a low-scoring thriller on Tuesday to ebook their spot within the summit conflict on Sunday.
After opting to bat first, India had been bamboozled by the Sri Lanka spinners — Dunith Wellalage (5/40) and Charith Asalanka (4/18), and managed to submit a below-par 213 all out in 49.1 overs. However India bowlers got here up with a collective effort to bowl out Sri Lanka for 172 in 41.3 overs, clinching a 41-run victory for his or her second win within the Tremendous Fours.

On the three days of steady motion, India batter KL Rahul agreed that it examined the gamers bodily.

“It was superb, we had been trusted all through. We weren’t on the sector for 100 overs however what number of ever overs we had been there it examined us bodily, nice to see we turned up at the moment and gave it our greatest. We turned up and that may be a large tick mark for us as a staff,” Rahul mentioned within the post-match presentation.
Rahul additionally performed an important knock of 39 and added a beneficial 63 runs for the fourth wicket with Ishan Kishan after Wellalage left India reeling at 91/3.

“All the time pleased once I contribute to the staff, when you’re batting within the center order it is very important construct partnerships. I’ve been out for 4-5 months, I’ll take something that comes, it was an important partnership with Kishan,” Rahul mentioned about his contribution.
The wicket-keeper batter additionally believed that India had been quick by 20-30 runs of their innings.
“Third day in a row taking part in on the identical venue, little bit of spin however we managed it rather well, we had been 20-30 runs quick, few extra partnerships may have gotten us to 230-240,” Rahul added.

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On his protecting position, Rahul mentioned: “When you’re behind the stumps, you’ve got a good suggestion as to what the batter is doing and I simply handed on the message, fortunately it labored for Kuldeep (referring to his tip to Kuldeep earlier than Samarawickrama’s dismissal).”
India certified for the ultimate with 4 factors from two Tremendous 4 video games, and can face the winners of the Sri Lanka vs Pakistan match on Thursday within the title conflict.



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