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Watch: LSG coach Justin Langer heaps praise on KL Rahul | Cricket News – Times of India



NEW DELHI: Indian middle-order batsman KL Rahul, captain for the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), has garnered accolades from his peers, including being described as a “beautiful, elegant-looking player” by head coach and former Australian opener Justin Langer.
Langer complimented Rahul and said that he is fortunate to have him as a captain in a video that was uploaded by the LSG’s official X handle.
“When I was an Australian coach and we had a series against India, I never used to relax until Virat Kohli and KL Rahul got out. Because he is (Rahul) so dangerous player and he is such a beautiful elegant looking player,” said Langer.
Rahul is equally adept at countering pace and spin, according to Langer.
“He has experience. He can play to both sides of the ground. He plays spin and quick bowling well. I feel really grateful and I feel blessed to have a captain like KL Rahul. I am excited about that (teaming with KL Rahul),” he added.

In 30 international matches this year, Rahul scored 1,203 runs at an average of 57.28, with the best score of 111*. He scored three centuries and seven fifties this year.
Rahul scored 1,060 runs in 27 ODIs and 24 innings at an average of 66.25, with two centuries and seven fifties. His best score was 111*.
In the three Tests he played this year, Rahul scored 143 runs across five innings at an average of 28.60, with the best score of 101, a century that he struck in his comeback Test against South Africa in Centurion.
Rahul has been associated with LSG since 2022.
(With ANI inputs)





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