Former Indian captain Kapil Dev believes that India is able to play and win the ICC World Cup 2023. His feedback got here following the Rohit Sharma-led aspect’s title-winning triumph within the Asia Cup 2023. He mentioned the Males in Blue ought to get pleasure from themselves and play passionately.
India displayed a staggering efficiency as they thumped Sri Lanka by 10 wickets within the closing to win the Asia Cup 2023. They displayed magnificent performances all through the entire match and performed like champions, thumping virtually each opposition.
Nonetheless, a much bigger problem awaits them as they now might be heading into the ICC World Cup 2023. It’ll be the most important hurdle for them as they are going to be dealing with numerous challenges. Since they’ve but to win the ICC trophy since 2013, all of the eyes might be on them and with the occasion slate to happen in India, they are going to be scorching favourites.
Additionally with the way in which India carried out within the just lately concluded Asia Cup 2023, they’ve raised the hopes of Indian followers. They performed as a unit and even after they have been underneath strain, any person stepped up and bailed them out of the difficulty. The Rohit Sharma-led ticked all of the containers proper.
Kapil Dev mentioned that India first must make it into the highest 4 after which they it’ll be about luck and different issues. He identified that though touting them as favourites gained’t be truthful proper now they’ve a superb crew. Chatting with PTI, he elaborated:
“I believe if we are able to come within the high 4, that’s extra necessary after which it will likely be about stroke of luck and every part. We will’t say proper now that we’re favourites, in fact our crew is excellent. Coronary heart says one thing else, thoughts says no we’ve to gained very onerous.
“I do know our crew, I don’t learn about different groups, so I might say it’s unfair for me to provide a clean reply so far as India crew is anxious, it is able to play and win the championships…they need to play passionately, get pleasure from themselves.”
IND vs AUS: It’s fantastic to see Siraj bowl – Kapil Dev on India pacer
Kapil Dev additional went on to hail Mohammed Siraj for his staggering efficiency within the Asia Cup 2023 closing. He identified how briskly bowlers are taking all 10 wickets nowadays. He defined:
“It’s fantastic (to see Siraj bowl). I really feel so blissful that these days in all continents our quick bowlers are taking all 10 wickets, that’s the cherry on the cake. There was a time once we used to rely on spinners, it’s not anymore, that’s why the energy of the crew turns into so good.”
Mohammed Siraj ended with 6 wickets to his title. He returned with the figures of 6/21, which is the second-best within the historical past of the Asia Cup. He additionally registered the fastest-ever 5-wicket haul in a spell for India in worldwide cricket. The pacer took simply 16 balls to realize the feat.
India gained their eighth Asia Cup title. They’ll now be seen in motion when they’ll tackle Australia within the three-match ODI sequence. The primary sport might be performed on twenty second September.