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IND vs SL: They Play Statistics-Pushed Cricket And Not Fearless Cricket



Former New Zealand cricketer Simon Doull has mentioned that not with the ability to play fearless cricket is a matter for Staff India. The previous cricketer-turned-commentator together with ex-England captains Eoin Morgan and Nasser Hussain was discussing the explanations behind India’s failures to win ICC tournaments lately.

Staff India haven’t been in a position to win any ICC competitions because the victory within the 2013 Champions Trophy below the captaincy of MS Dhoni. The Males in Blue normally carry out properly within the group or league levels however have been consistently failing to do properly in knockout video games.

Regardless of having a robust squad with the likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ravindra Jadeja of their ranks, India haven’t been in a position to win an ICC competitors since 2013. Because the victory within the Champions Trophy, India have returned empty-handed from as many as six ICC occasions in white-ball cricket. Throughout the identical interval, they’ve consistently been the No.1 or 2-ranked ODI and T20I crew.

Simon Doull on India’s method:

Within the 2014 T20 World Cup, India misplaced to Sri Lanka within the closing earlier than dropping to Australia within the 2015 ODI World Cup semifinal. In 2016, they suffered defeat towards West Indies within the semifinal of the T20 World Cup earlier than dropping the 2017 Champions Trophy closing towards Pakistan.

Two years later, the Males in Blue exited the ODI World Cup after dropping the semifinal towards New Zealand earlier than failing to make it to the semifinal within the 2021 T2o World Cup. Final yr, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect bowed out of the T20 World Cup after struggling a crushing 10-wicket loss to England within the semifinal. In 2021 and 2023, India have additionally misplaced the World Check Championship Closing towards New Zealand and Australia respectively.

“Fearless cricket is their concern. They don’t play fearless cricket sufficient,” Simon Doull instructed Sky Sports activities.

“They play statistics-driven cricket and they’re too anxious about their stats too usually. And to me that’s the one space I’m involved about their batting aspect. They have all of the expertise and a number of the greatest gamers if not one of the best gamers on the planet. However it’s about enjoying the fearless cricket on the proper time of the event and I believe that’s what had actually allow them to down in the previous couple of World Cups,” he added.

The previous New Zealand pacer additional opined that the Indian gamers are petrified of taking dangers in large video games because of the worry of criticism.

“They don’t go on the market and take dangers as a result of they’re so anxious about what may be mentioned or what may be printed or what may somebody ask them about their place within the crew. That’s the one space I’m involved with,” mentioned Simon Doull.

India might be trying to finish their lengthy await the World Cup after they participate within the event subsequent month. The event is scheduled to be performed from October 5 to November 19.

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