After he was sent back to the pavilion with a score of 38 runs against West Indies on day three of the ongoing first Test, batsman KL Rahul on Sunday said that he was very disappointed adding that he needs to be patient in order to improve his game.
"Obviously, I am very disappointed but there are a lot of things I am doing right so I just have to keep my head down and show some more patience," Rahul told reporters after the close of play on day 3 of the first Test match.
Rahul, however, said that he was batting well and looked comfortable in the two innings.
"I just have to prolong the good things that I am doing until I get to 35 and 45. I have been batting well and look comfortable in both the innings. Headspace and everything is very good so I am happy about a lot of things," he said.
The batsman said that he was aiming to demonstrate a similar game in the first 200-250 balls as he does in the first 80.
He said: "If I can keep patience and keep batting the way I do in the first 60-80 balls till 200-250 balls, then it will benefit me and the team and I am looking to do that in the next match."
Rahul played 85 balls and was sent to the pavilion by Roston Chase after he scored 38 runs. India were 260 runs ahead of West Indies at the stumps on day three in the first Test match on Sunday.