Team India confronted a humiliating 10-wicket loss within the semi-final of the T20 World Cup in opposition to England on Thursday. The opening duo of Jos Buttler (80*) and Alex Hales (86*) solid a file unbeaten 170-run stand to take England to a crushing victory over the boys in blue, because the facet booked a closing showdown with Pakistan on Sunday. Unsurprisingly, the Indian crew is dealing with vital criticism again house, the place former cricketers are talking strongly in opposition to the facet’s choice selections and ‘workload administration’.
Former India participant Kirti Azad, who was a part of India’s 1983 World Cup-winning squad, additionally spoke intimately concerning the disappointing finish of the facet’s marketing campaign within the T20 WC. Azad said that a number of captains results in confusion, and likewise spoke about Virat Kohli specifically.
“Main iss cheez se disagree nahi karta ki alag alag format ke kaptaan nahi ho sakte. Par itne saare ho jaayenge toh khichdi ban jaayegi. Samajh nahi aayega ki kaptaan kaun hai. Ye uchit nahi hai (I’m not saying that completely different codecs cannot have completely different captains. But when you’ve got so many captains, it results in confusion. This isn’t proper),” Azad stated on Aaj Tak.
When the anchor on the controversy asks whether or not the Indian crew is overage, the previous Indian cricketer gave an instance of Virat Kohli.
“Doosri baat aapne umar ki ki. Agar Virat Kohli se ye jitne log khel rahe hain, sabki bodily health karwa de toh sabse match vo hello niklega. (You say concerning the age. If you ask all of those gamers to have a health take a look at in opposition to Kohli, he would win),” stated Azad, seemingly stating that health must be prioritized over age-related debates within the Indian crew.
Team India will return to motion subsequent week when the facet takes on New Zealand in a three-match T20I sequence.
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