The Indian team for the tour of Ireland was announced on the evening of 15 June at around 8 pm. Hardik Pandya was made the captain in the absence of key players. Sanju Samson and Rahul Tripathi got chances, but Rahul Teotia’s name did not figure in it. After which Tevatia expressed his grief on Twitter at around one o’clock in the night. He wrote – Expectations hurt. After this tweet of his, many people encouraged him and many people started trolling him.
focus on performance
Now former South African great captain Graeme Smith has advised Rahul Tewatia to focus on the game instead of Twitter. He said on Star Sports, ‘It is very difficult in India because you guys have so much talent. Coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma must have picked their players considering the conditions in Australia. I would say focus on performance instead of Twitter and next time your time comes make sure no one can leave you.
How was the performance in IPL?
Rahul Teotia was bought by Gujarat in the IPL auction for 9 crores. He played the role of finisher for the team. In 12 innings, Tewatia scored 217 runs with the bat at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 147.62. This included 22 fours and 9 sixes. Against Punjab, he had given his team victory by hitting two sixes in the last two balls. Ambati Rayudu also tweeted after he was not selected in the 2019 World Cup and then he never got a place in the team.