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KL Rahul looks back at World Cup final knock, wonders if he should have played Starc differently

KL Rahul looks back at World Cup final knock, wonders if he should have played Starc differently

India keeper-batter KL Rahul spilled the beans on his thoughts about the side's heartbreaking exit in the finals of the ODI World Cup 2023

India keeper-batter KL Rahul spilled the beans on his thoughts about the side’s heartbreaking exit in the finals of the ODI World Cup 2023. After winning ten games on the trot, the Men in Blue lost their only game of the campaign, unfortunately against Australia in the finals. Rahul, who top-scored for the team with a 66-run knock, couldn’t convert his start to a ton as Mitchell Starc struck.

KL Rahul reveals what went wrong in World Cup finals vs Australia

KL Rahul appeared on spinner’s R Ashwin’s YouTube show Kutti Stories recently. The veteran asked the Karnataka batter about a decision that he would like to correct going back in time and this is what he had to say.

The World Cup final against Australia, I was stuck in the moment, whether to take down Starc or just play him as it was reversing, bowling in tough angle – in that confusing I ended up nicking it – if I could have played till the end, it could have been 30+ runs & probably World Cup in our hands – that is what I regret,” KL Rahul told R Ashwin on his show Kutti Stories.

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