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5 reasons why India is favorite for upcoming T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup
Although T20 format is unpredictable most of the times because anything can happen in this short format, we can’t accurately predict the winner. One good innings, one good spell, one good fielding effort can win you a match. Any team on a given day can beat any side in the World, because T20 format gives you absolutely no chance of reacting back where as Tests and 50-over format gives you some time to adjust to the conditions and react to some performances.
In the upcoming T20 World Cup, many teams have the potential to lift the trophy but India is believed to have several odds in their favors. Following are the five reasons why India is favorites for the upcoming T20 World Cup.
Current T20 form: With the form India is in, there’s no stopping them. India have clean sweeped Australia in T20 series in Australia, which is quite some achievement. After the clean sweep, they beat Srilanka in their own home ground. They won Asia Cup which was played in, without much hassle. They were unbeatable in the Asia Cup, winning all of their games quite comprehensively.
Strong top order:
Best thing about India’s top order is that you are sure that anyone of them will click for sure. Rohit Sharma or Shikawar Dhawan performances may vary, but you are sure Virat Kohli will click and provide that comfort in the top order.
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Big Hitting Ability:
India is packed with great power hitters in their lower middle order, with Raina, Yuvraj, Jadega and one and only MS Dhoni. They all have got some great hitting ability, which can win India a game out of nowhere.
You know the team is favorite, whose captain has won almost all the major tournaments like ICC Cricket World Cup, T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy, Asia Cup, IPL, CPL etc. India’s main advantage is that their captain knows how to win a tournament.
Well composed Bowling:
This may be something new for Indian cricket, that their bowling is well composed. Their bowling has been performing well recently, restricting teams to low totals. They have the mixtures of young talent and experience in their bowling department. With the likes of experience Ashwin and Nehra along with youngsters makes Indian bowling magnificent.