After India’s sensational win, it was a tough ask for the adjudicators to decide on the man of the match with so many good Indian performances, especially from the bowlers. Finally, the award went to KL Rahul for his superb 129 in the first innings which laid a strong foundation at the start of the game for India and finally led to a test match win.
When asked about his batting, Rahul expressed happiness with the control and the discipline he was able to employ in his batting in challenging conditions and said that the biggest satisfaction is that this innings came in a winning cause.
Rahul was asked about the verbals going on in the game as tension mounted to which he said that Shami and Bumrah batted tremendously to get India back in the game and the verbals on the field made them determined and the whole team got motivated.
“If you go after one of our guys, you are going after the whole team, all XI of us will come right back,” Rahul famously said.
Rahul further said that Bumrah- Shami stand fully fired them up and with the pitch playing a bit up and down, the bowlers were just waiting to get into the park and give it all