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Ajinkya Rahane ‘one of the finest’ overseas players, says Virat Kohli

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 June 2018, 17:30 IST

Indian run-machine and skipper Virat Kohli portrayed teammate Ajinkya Rahane is one of the best overseas player for the country. Rahane, who turned 30 and celebrated his birthday on Wednesday. 

Rahane was wished by various teammates including Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya on the social media.

The 29-year-old, Kohli described Rahane and given hint that Rahane is likely to play a crucial role in the upcoming tour against England, commencing from July 3.

“The overseas season is about to start and here’s wishing one of the finest we’ve got, @ajinkyarahane88, a very Happy Birthday Jinx. Keep playing those crucial knocks!,” Kohli wrote on Twitter. In his reply, Rahane said,” Thank you so much buddy,”

Team India will be traveling to England for a three ODI, three T20I, and 5-Test match series while Rahane will lead the side in the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan in Bengaluru which starts from June 14, 2018 as Yet, India haven't  announced  their Test squad for the England tour.

Ajinkya Rahane has played 5 Tests in England. He scored 299 runs with an average of 33.22 including a ton and 2 fifties in 10 innings.

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First published: 7 June 2018, 17:30 IST