KL Rahul added to India squad for 2nd England Test: Twitterati back BCCI's decision

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New Delhi, Nov 14: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday (November 15) announced inducting young opener KL Rahul to the Indian squad for the 2nd Test against England.

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The 24-year-old batsman, who returned after an injury lay-off and scored a century (106) for Karnataka against Team Rajasthan in Ranji Trophy in Vizianagaram, has been recalled to the squad ahead of the 2nd Test starting in Visakhapatnam Thursday (November 17). (KL Rahul added to India squad for 2nd England Test)

Rahul scored 106 runs of just 131 deliveries, an innings studded with 13 fours and four sixes and at a devastating strike rate of 81.

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Rahul's inclusion into the squad poses a big threat to the position of veteran opener Gautam Gambhir.

Here's how experts and fans reacted to the news of KL Rahul's inclusion:

Twitterati back BCCI's decision of recalling Rahul

Harsha Bhogle:

Twitterati back BCCI's decision over KL Rahul

Vikrant Gupta

Twitterati happy with Rahul's comeback

Ayaz Memon:

Twitterati back BCCI's decision over Rahul


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