Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag would not appear rattled by Pakistan’s resounding win over India within the ICC T20 World Cup conflict that passed off final week in Dubai.
The Indian cricket analyst, who was identified for his aggressive batting, has claimed that India will go on to win the ICC T20 World Cup regardless of the humbling loss to Pakistan.
All he mentioned Kohli XI wanted to do was play higher cricket.
“According to me, it’s Team India who will win this T20 World Cup,” Virender Sehwag mentioned on his Fb present Virugiri Dot Com.
“They will solely should play higher cricket right here onwards. We all the time cheer for our workforce when it wins however when it loses we now have to assist it much more. So, I imagine that India can win the T20 World Cup,” he added.
The former Indian cricketer spoke about Pakistan as well, saying that the Men in Green had played good cricket and had almost cemented a place in the semi-final for themselves after beating New Zealand on Tuesday.
“Their [next] matches are towards Afghanistan, Scotland, and Namibia,” he said, noting that if Pakistan win their next two out of three clashes, the Men in Green can advance on to the next phase of the World Cup.
India’s campaign for the ICC T20 World Cup suffered a setback when the Kohli-led side, touted as the favourites heading into the match, were handed a heavy 10-wicket defeat by Pakistan.
Pacer Shaheen Afridi rattled the Indian batsmen, dismissing dangerous batsmen Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul before even completing his two overs.
Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan and Mohammad Hafeez also pitched in to ensure India were restricted to 151/7 off their 20 overs.
When the time came for Pakistan to take the crease, both opening batsmen Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam played stellar innings, scoring half-centuries and refusing to hand India even a single wicket.
Pakistan then faced New Zealand in Sharjah for their second T20 World Cup clash. The green shirts went on to win their second match as well by five wickets.
Pakistan breathed a sigh of reduction as this time round, Haris Rauf pitched in by taking 4 essential wickets whereas Pakistan’s pinch-hitter Asif Ali smashed a few sixes off the previous couple of overs to see Pakistan by means of to victory.