Within the 2022 T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka would possibly pose a hazard to India, in accordance with former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir.
Gambhir referenced Sri Lanka’s current victory within the Asia Cup to argue that the island nation is at its top proper now. Throughout the Tremendous-4 stage of the continental competitors in Dubai final month, Sri Lanka defeated India by six wickets.
Sri Lankan Staff Will Deliver The Confidence Of Asia Cup Into T20 World Cup: Gautam Gambhir
“Sri Lanka, due to the form of success they’ve had on the Asia Cup. The way in which they’re enjoying, the way in which they’re in all probability peaking on the proper time,” Gambhir stated whereas talking on Star Sports activities present ‘Sport Plan’.
“And with Chameera and Lahiru Kumara coming in, they in all probability obtained most of their locations coated. They’ll be a risk and so they will take quite a lot of confidence within the T20 World Cup.”
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No Staff Can Be Taken Frivolously: Gautam Gambhir
Based mostly on their standings from the earlier competitors, Sri Lanka is among the 4 groups who’ve superior to the primary spherical of the T20 World Cup. In the event that they place within the high two in Group A, they’d be eligible for the Tremendous 12 stage.
The previous cricketer for India additionally supplied recommendation on tips on how to play every opponent on the T20 World Cup. Within the shortest format of the sport, any facet might produce an upset, in accordance with Gambhir, thus no workforce needs to be taken evenly.
“Similar to every other sport, identical to in opposition to Pakistan, South Africa or every other sport. No workforce could be taken evenly particularly in a format like T20, as a result of in a T20, the shorter the format, any workforce can upset anybody,” Gambhir stated.
On October 23 in Melbourne, India will face its bitter rival Pakistan within the Tremendous-12 spherical of the T20 World Cup.