In a country like India, where innumerable batting magicians exist, being a batsman is one hell of a challenge. Even after you make it to the team and perform, there are times when you are made to sit out. After experiencing all the ups and downs in this rat-race, it’s this point, which hurts the most.
In the last few months, India has faced opening conundrum and Rahul has been axed, even after playing tough knocks. But instead of whining, he has displayed dogged determination and perseverance to score heavily in what limited opportunities, he has got. The RCB batsman has grabbed his chances handsomely and up to an extent that he seems a must in all the formats, now.