Watch: Sunil Shetty targets Venkatesh Prasad after KL Rahul scored 75 in the first ODI
India in the first ODI KL Rahul Australia was defeated by five wickets on the basis of an unbeaten innings of 75 runs. This innings of Rahul at Wankhede Stadium has silenced his critics. one time Venkatesh Prasad There has been a flood of criticism. Just weeks after being dropped from the Test team and losing his vice-captaincy role, Rahul scored a brave and unbeaten 75 to give India an opening victory in a low-scoring thriller.
Sunil Shetty attacked Venkatesh Prasad
After this innings of KL Rahul, his father-in-law and Bollywood superstar Sunil Shetty has targeted veteran cricketer Venkatesh Prasad. Prasad was the first to question Rahul’s place in the Indian Test team. He had made several tweets during the first match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur. He also reprimanded the selectors, BCCI and commentators. He also mentioned Rahul’s previous record in his tweet.
Venkatesh and Akash Chopra had clashed
After such criticism of Rahul, former cricketer Akash Chopra came to his rescue and had a long debate with Venkatesh. Rahul lost his vice-captaincy when the BCCI announced the squads for the third and fourth Tests against Australia and was subsequently dropped from the playing XI. On Friday, Rahul returned to the Indian team in ODIs and led the team to victory.
Sunil Shetty’s video viral
When Sunil Shetty was asked about this innings of Rahul, he indirectly took a dig at Venkatesh and said that when the above is there, no one outside can say anything. However, Rahul fell victim to Mitchell Starc after scoring only 9 runs in 12 balls in the second ODI against Australia at Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. India lost this match by 10 wickets.