KL Rahul names his favorite batsman ever

He also reveals his favorite IPL side.

AB de Villiers | Twitter

With no cricketing action going around at the moment due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, India’s star wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul has decided to engage his fans on social media amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown cased by the COVID-19 crisis.

On Sunday (May 10), the star right-handed batsman took to Twitter to conduct an ‘Ask Rahul’ session for his followers and he was bombarded with a number of interesting questions and even the Karnataka keeper tried to answer most of them on the micro-blogging site.

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Among a plethora of questions, the stylish batter was to pick his all-time favorite batsman, and interestingly, he named South African batting legend and his former Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate AB de Villiers over his national captain Virat Kohli and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.

Replying to the query during the ‘Ask Rahul’ session on Twitter, Rahul picked De Villiers as his favorite batsman of all time. Check here the tweet –

During the session, Rahul also revealed his favorite moment while playing for Karnataka at the domestic circuit and it was winning the Ranji Trophy during the 2013-14 season.

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He also named the Royal Challengers Bangalore as his favorite IPL franchise apart from Kings XI Punjab the side he was to lead in the 13th edition of the suspended tournament.

Noteworthy, the 28-year-old was phenomenal with the bat in the limited-overs series against Australia and New Zealand, scoring one century and four fifty-plus scores in his last ten innings combined.


By Rashmi Nanda - 11 May, 2020

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