RHB, Wicket-keeper

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Men­tored by an­other Rahul – that be­ing Dravid – this 26-year-old son of univer­sity aca­demics is blessed with great tech­nique and stylish hair (it’s an ob­ject of ob­ses­sion in In­dia). Things didn’t look so good in Eng­land, and Rahul was per­haps for­tu­nate to be se­lected through to the fifth Test at The Oval – where he promptly made a sporty 149, the high­est last-in­nings open­ing score in ten years.

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