When Dravid predicted 11-yr-old K.L Rahul has bright future

K.L Rahul waited for his opportunity and proved his mettle across formats. In the recent times, Rahul has proved his batting prowess, at various positions wherever required for Team India.

His neat glovework only adds to his batting skills. But long before K.L Rahul hogged the limelight in international cricket, Indian great Rahul Dravid had predicted him to have a bright future.

A skinny K.L Rahul had scored two consecutive double centuries at an U-13 tournament. The first one came at the NRA ground and the second one took place at Chinnaswamy stadium. Incidentally, at the same time Rahul Dravid was undergoing endurance training.

Rahul’s childhood coach Jayaraj recalled speaking to Dravid in Bengaluru.

Rahul’s childhood coach Jayaraj recalled his interaction with Rahul Dravid. He wanted to meet Dravid to seek some valuable tips from him. During that time Dravid told him that he has seen the 11-year-old KL Rahul bat, adding he has a future, and should be taken care of.

 

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