Ind vs Select County XI: KL Rahul makes a case for himself, but is it enough?


KL Rahul’s century knock certainly puts Ajinkya Rahane and perhaps Cheteshwar Pujara in an uncomfortable position. To be honest, there are no assured slots in the five Tests, but maybe a few more daddy hundreds, if he does get a go, will surely help KL Rahul break into the side.

No assured slots in the five Tests against England


Just one strong display is not enough. To cement a slot in playing XI as a middle-order batsman, KL Rahul must offer more consistency against more talented opposition. It is the only way he can be looked at as a reliable batsman. His wicket-keeping skills just add to his repertoire.

KL Rahul has got to continue in the same vein


For a man who has been a bench-warmer on the last couple of tours, KL Rahul's ton gives his chances of making the final XI a huge boost. Those who believe in the Karnataka batsman's ability will feel this is enough to get a shot at at least two Tests out of five.

This is the way to go