Former India chief and symbol Sachin Tendulkar feels that India have a good chance to win the forthcoming World T20 at home.
“We have a good chance, As far as the T20s are concerned, I surmise that the team is well balanced, With senior members joining the squad, he youngsters being there and also guys who have been around for a while… They all as a package have performed really well,” Sachin told a television channel.
India are favourites for ICC World Twenty20 : Sachin Tendulkar
Young pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who inspired in the T20I series in Australia, earned Sachin’s commendation while he was talking on the team combination.
“You see the way Bumrah bowled well and grab wickets in Australia was brilliant… And it’s additionally decent to have somebody like Ashish Nehra back… Yuvi is also back in the squad, Harbhajan arrives… All these guys together is a considerable combination. I would need India to go the distance in the World T20,” Sachin said.
Talking on India’s fantastic performance in the T20I series against Australia, in which Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men blanked the hosts 3-0, Sachin praised the effort saying that the team played “impressive” cricket.
“The way we played in the T20Is, I think it was breathtaking cricket… I really wound up watching the last ball (of the last T20I). I was out some place and had quite recently got back… My wife and child were watching. They called me and said that the last ball was about to bowl and india needed two runs to win. I let them know that there is undoubtedly we would be scoring those two runs… And then Raina hit that splendid shot over point, sachin said.
India had won the first edition of the World T20, in 2007, under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. India are currently the top-ranked side in the ICC T20I rankings for teams.