2. KL Rahul
Lokesh Rahul has proved time and again that he is one of the best T20 specialists. He is known for his ability to essay runs at the rate of knots. The flamboyant batsman has got a wide range of shots under his hat. The opening combination of Rohit-Rahul has worked well for India.
KL Rahul is the new T20I vice-captain. This is the right time for him to hon his captaincy skills from the veteran Rohit. He is a terrific timer of the cricket ball. Rahul scored runs at a strike rate in excess of 143 in all three games against Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia.