The Indian cricket team has been facing problems regarding the number 4 position in the batting order as no batsman has been able to fill that place during the build-up series.
However, KL Rahul seems like he could be the ideal choice for the position as he has gained momentum right before the World Cup.
The opening batsman has stomped his batting prowess in the IPL by hitting his maiden ton in the tournament, scoring 100 off just 64 balls in a losing cause against the Mumbai Indians (MI).
The right-hander hit 6 maximums and as many fours as he demolished the Mumbai bowling in front of their home crowd. Rahul showed pure class with his elegant timing while Chris Gayle illustrated his power hitting skills at the other end.
Rahul has gained form at the right time i.e., before the announcement of India’s World Cup squad as he has increased his chances of getting the callup with scores of 4,1, 71*, 15, 55, 71*, and 100*.