On Wednesday, November 15, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Team India defeated New Zealand by 70 runs. By doing so in the opening semi-final India guarantee their spot in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup final. In the knockout stages, the Men in Blue defeated the Kiwis for the first time, showcasing a well-coordinated team effort.
An old Tweet from former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan. where he suggested some changes to the Indian team . After their humiliating ten-wicket loss against England in the second semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022. Has gone viral on social media following India’s decisive victory.
After India’s humiliating loss, Pathan offered three recommendations to rebuild the Indian team. The first involved letting the opener play unrestrictedly. The second involved adding a wrist spinner who could take wickets. And the final one involved adding a fast bowler who could tear apart opposition.
After noticing that the current India team met all three requirements, a fan inquired about Pathan’s feelings regarding his recommendations being implemented. In response, the cricket player wrote, “Dil baag baag,” expressing his happiness.
India eager to end ten-year-long wait for an ICC Trophy
Significantly, Indian captain Rohit Sharma has been batting at the top of the order with total freedom. He has amassed 550 runs in ten innings. With an average of 55 and a strike rate of 124.15, including three hundred and thirty-three fifties. Kuldeep Yadav, on the other hand, has also been an effective wrist spinner. He took 15 wickets at an economy of 4.32 and an average of 24.53 from ten games.
Additionally, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have been destroying opponents with the ball, taking 23 and 18 wickets, respectively. In order to have everything together for the final on Sunday, November 19, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, team India has worked on three recommendations made by the former all-around player. The team captained by Rohit Sharma will be driven to win the ICC Trophy on home ground in order to snap their ten-year trophy drought.