Virat Kohli's support is a massive confidence booster says opener KL Rahul | Memsaab.com

Injury prone India opener K L Rahul on Thursday termed captain Virat Kohli's backing as a massive "confidence booster" during the tough times he has endured in his short international career.

Injury prone India opener K L Rahul on Thursday termed captain Virat Kohli's backing as a massive "confidence booster" during the tough times he has endured in his short international career.

Injury prone India opener K L Rahul on Thursday termed captain Virat Kohli's backing as a massive
In This Image: KL Rahul, Virat Kohli
Rahul returned to action in the second Test after missing the series opener due to viral fever. He made an instant impact, scoring a solid 57 before being run out following a mix up with day one centurion Cheteshwar Pujara.
 

After the day's play, Rahul said that the knowledge that his place in the playing eleven is secure as Kohli had put it in the pre-match interaction helps him during his repeated recovery phases.

After the day's play, Rahul said that the knowledge that his place in the playing eleven is secure  as Kohli had put it in the pre-match interaction helps him during his repeated recovery phases.
In This Image: KL Rahul, Virat Kohli
"It makes a massive difference. It gives me so much confidence, not just now but even after the surgery the support staff, the coaches, the boys were constantly messaging me and saying whenever you are ready, get ready sooner, the team misses you and small things like that make a lot of difference," said Rahul.

"That kept me motivated, that woke me up each morning to go to physiotherapy and do my boring rehab.

In This Image: KL Rahul, Virat Kohli
He continued, It gives you confidence that team is backing you, team trusts you, waiting for you to come back into the team and that makes a big difference and I come back with a lot more confidence.

"I can walk into the team with ease in my head, there is no pressure me losing my position which is great.

In This Image: KL Rahul
And which the captain and coaches have always given me that support which has played a big role in my small career so far," the opener said further.