Sourav Ganguly to Harbhajan Singh, how cricket legends reacted to WTC debacle

Group India followers have been heartbroken by India’s dismal efficiency on the World Take a look at Championship (WTC) Ultimate. Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill acquired criticism not simply from Group India followers but additionally from cricket legends. Sunil Gavaskar questioned the poor shot collection of Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly responded to the legitimacy of Rohit Sharma as skipper and Harbhajan Singh talked about “pretend confidence.”

After the WTC debacle, the Take a look at squad of Group India may also gear up for main adjustments and skipper Rohit Sharma additionally hinted at that. “There are various gamers doing nicely in home cricket, it’s all about discovering the gamers, giving them that area. That can be our focus going ahead,” he stated.

Group India’s WTC debacle: This is how the cricket legends reacted

Sunil Gavaskar was visibly indignant about Virat Kohli’s ‘dangerous shot’ choice through the second innings of the WTC 2023 Ultimate. Virat Kohli will need to have performed an enormous inning within the WTC 2023 Ultimate, however his shot alternatives have been nowhere close to the massive innings, Gavaskar stated.

“It was a nasty shot, I imply you need to ask Virat Kohli, what shot he performed as a result of that was shot outdoors the off-stump. We speak a lot concerning the reality you already know when you’re going to win a match, you want an extended inning, a century plus innings to win, however how will you get to a century plus innings in the event you play photographs thus far outdoors the off-stumps,” Sunil Gavaskar stated.

Sunil Gavaskar additionally made some references to the upcoming India-West Indies sequence.

“You can not brush this underneath the carpet like ‘yeah now we have acquired two matches towards West Indies’. West Indies are usually not one of the best staff on the earth. You simply go and hammer them 2-0, 3-0, regardless of the matches are. This does not imply something as a result of whenever you come throughout and in the event you go to the finals and in case you are enjoying Australia once more, making the identical errors, then how would you win the trophy?” he added.

Sourav Ganguly stated solely Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni have gained 5 IPL titles and he has his religion in Rohit Sharma.

“At the moment, Rohit Sharma regarded one of the best alternate. He is gained 5 IPLs. Each time he had been handed the chance to captain, like within the Asia Cup, he gained. He was the most suitable choice. He is led the staff within the WTC Ultimate as nicely this time round, although we misplaced. We reached the World Cup semifinal, although we did not play nicely. Earlier than that (2021) we hadn’t even certified (for the knockouts). I’ve my religion in Rohit. Solely he and MS Dhoni have gained the IPL 5 occasions. Nobody else,” Sourav Ganguly instructed Sports activities Tak.

Harbhajan Singh talked about “pretend confidence” and stated Group India has to develop the behavior of working arduous for 5 days.

“You can not give your self that pretend confidence after enjoying and successful matches on dangerous pitches the place the ball begins spinning from ball one. You’ll have to develop a behavior of working arduous for 5 days. Solely then you will see that your self ready higher for these large matches. Quick bowlers don’t get to bowl a lot on these pitches, spinners are used proper from the primary over. There are a whole lot of issues we must always rectify,” stated Harbhajan Singh on Star Sports activities after the match.



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Up to date: 13 Jun 2023, 04:16 PM IST