Indian Captain Virat Kohli was facing a problem in the top order for the second match of the series this week. After India’s Victory over Sri Lanka in the first test in Galle.
The visitor side continues to rank as no.1 Test time after defeating the Sri Lanka by 304 runs and take the lead of the series as 1-0.
KL Rahul will look to be back in the playing XI in the second Test in Colombo, along with both Shikhar Dhawan and Abhinav Mukund being India’s second-choice openers.
In the First Test, Shikhar Dhawan awarded as a man of the match for his 190 runs at the first innings of the match, where Mukund scored an 81 in the second innings of the First test.
It shows us the Both Dhawan and Mukund as consider as the secondary option when Murali Vijay and KL Rahul is not available.
Dhawan came into the team as a replacement for the Vijay, while Rahul was missed the first test due to a viral fever.
India scored on 600 in their first innings and then declared their second innings closed on 240. Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli also got hundreds as the touring side dominated the match for all four days.
Kohli at the press meeting said, It’s a massive headache, but I guess a good one. You know, eventually, guys understand that only two can take the field and at most, two or three openers make the squad,”
It’s going to be tough, but it’s something that any day you’d like to be in this situation rather than having guys that are not scoring.