KL Rahul has made us amazed with his batting skills every time. The right-handed Indian opening batsman has become the reason for the squad’s victory several times. He has a batting average of 47.6 in ODIs, 34.6 in Tests, and 45.6 in his T20 series. The player plays for the Karnataka domestic cricket team. He has also played in the Indian Premier League for several teams likes, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and is currently leading the Kings XI Punjab. He was the highest run-scorer with 593 runs in 14 matches for the team in 2019. Rahul has been a great wicketkeeper. He has not only hushed the critics with his batting abilities but also with his pro-active wicket-keeping skills.
On the other hand, Jonny Bairstow, the English right-handed batsman has been seen opening matches, mostly. He was a part of the World Cup-winning England team in 2019. He has a batting average of 47.1 in ODIs, 34.7 is Test and 27.9 in T20s. The player has also played in the IPL tournament for the Sunrisers Hyderabad since 2018. The player has shown his amazing batting skills on the field. But other than batting, he is also an amazing wicketkeeper too. The player is very strategic and made everyone’s jaw drop with his actions.
Both the players are equally great, it’s hard to choose between them. Who according to you is a better T20 watchkeeper opener? And who would you like to choose for your IPL team? Let us know in the comment section down below.