When KL Rahul was mocked by Australian crowd on Test debut in Melbourne

first_imgKL Rahul made his India debut four years ago when MS Dhoni-led side toured Australia in 2014-15.Rahul played his first international match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in the Boxing Day Test, the third Test of the series with Australia already leading the four-match series 2-0.Rahul, Dinesh Karthik and Washington Sundar were recently in Brisbane during the Test series and the trio bonded over breakfast at a pancake place.In a video posted by BCCI on its social media platforms, Rahul shared his experience of his first Australia tour with Karthik and the first timer Sundar, who was part of the T20 squad.Also Read – India pumped up to win Test series in Australia, says Ishant Sharma”The crowd is really against us, they love their cricket, but they will make our lives hard on the ground. That is why cricket in Australia is exciting,” Rahul said.”When I was fielding at the deep square leg, someone from the crowd asked my name as the did not know me because it was my first Test. I told them my name. 10-15 seconds later the whole section goes ‘Rahul is a wanker’. It was amazing, amazing experience. They obviously mocking if they don’t mean it seriously or maybe they do mean it seriously. But this is what I enjoy about Australia, their crowds and how they get so involved and they go after the players.”SPECIAL: What’s in a pancake? @klrahul11, @DineshKarthik & @Sundarwashi5 bond over breakfastSome lip smacking pancakes, tales from Australia and the perfect “cheat meal” – throwback to the sumptuous time the lads had in Brisbane – by @28anandhttps://t.co/G7OK7HSnhI pic.twitter.com/z5EE7r8CmNadvertisementBCCI (@BCCI) November 26, 2018Ragul also revealed how he failed to see Dhoni while he was fielding at the deep square leg at the MCG.”When I played my first Test at Melbourne, you know how huge the Melbourne field is, I was standing at deep square leg. Mahi bhai was our captain, he was trying to move me, I couldn’t even see him. In the background you cannot pick it up, it is so far.” he said.Also Read – India will defeat Australia 3-1 in Test series, says VVS LaxmanRahul will be seen in action during the four-match Test series starting in Adelaide from December 6.Also Read – Less verbals but more bouncers from Australia: Ian Chappell warns Virat Kohli’s IndiaRahul, who scored a hundred on his first Australia tour, is expected to make his experience count in the much-awaited Test series.last_img

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