Dravid, who led India inside the World Cup 2007 in West Indies is sort of assured of the group combination chosen this time spherical.

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Indian group. ({Photograph} by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

The Indian group is taken into consideration to be scorching favourites to win the match along with hosts England and defending champions Australia. No matter the actual fact, that Australia defeated India 2-Three of their closing worldwide encounter sooner than the World Cup; former India captain Rahul Dravid nonetheless feels that the Indian group is the favourites to lift the distinguished trophy.

BCCI simply these days launched their 15-man squad which has Virat Kohli important avid gamers like MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami amongst others. It comprises Dinesh Karthik who pip Rishabh Pant as a result of the second wicketkeeper inside the group and Vijay Shankar was hottest to Ambati Rayudu for the no.4 spot. The group moreover has merely three important fast bowlers with Hardik Pandya and Shankar to make up for the fourth pacer.

ICC rankings present that India should win the World Cup, says Dravid

Dravid, who led India inside the World Cup 2007 in West Indies and presently coaches the India A and India U19 squads, is sort of assured of the group combination chosen this time spherical.

“We now have the right combination for the World Cup. If India wins the World Cup, we just isn’t going to be worrying about who acquired 2-Three or 3-2. There’ll in all probability be an odd sequence that India will lose. Nonetheless the [ICC] rankings present that India is there and should win the World Cup to turn into No.1,” Dravid was quoted as saying by Time of India.

“Throughout the closing 30 months, India has been having fun with relatively effectively, and the loss, lots to the credit score rating [of] the way in which by which Australia carried out, received right here on the once more end of a extremely busy sequence,” he further said.

The earlier Indian captain was one of the best run-getter inside the 1999 World Cup, the ultimate time England hosted the mega event. He had made 461 runs with two centuries inside the match. When requested regarding the group combination that has been chosen, Dravid answered, “[They have] a lot of combos, lot of decisions. It is a question of them performing inside the match. You presumably can always argue one or two circumstances, one or two names. The group has been picked, [now] once more it and hope they do relatively effectively.”

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