Conclave 2023: India stand an excellent probability in WTC closing in opposition to Australia, says Sachin Tendulkar2 min read
India Today Conclave 2023: Sachin Tendulkar stated that India have a good probability of profitable the ultimate of the World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23 in opposition to Australia.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 17, 2023 14:15 IST
India stand an excellent probability in WTC closing in opposition to Australia: Sachin Tendulkar. Courtesy: India Today
By India Today Sports Desk: Sachin Tendulkar stated India have a good probability of profitable the ultimate of the World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23 closing in opposition to Australia to be performed in June on the Kennington Oval in London.
Earlier this month, India superior to the ultimate of the WTC after New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by one wicket within the opening Test on the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. India additionally retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by profitable the Nagpur and Delhi Tests, following which they gained the collection 2-1.
Tendulkar, who’s considered one of many greats of the sport, stated that India want to choose the squad maintaining in thoughts the situations.
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“We have played well and we have a good team, a balanced team. In those conditions, you have to see the overhead conditions and then also, the forecast comes into play. In Test cricket, you will have to understand conditions for the next five days and pick the squad accordingly,” Tendulkar stated on the India Today Conclave 2023.
“It would be slightly challenging for a captain to have extra spinners in the team to get the balance right. I am only thinking from India’s point of view, let Australians do what they want to do. We stand a very good chance,” Tendulkar stated.
Australia was the primary staff to guide their place within the WTC closing after they defeated India by 9 wickets within the third Test of the four-match collection on the Holkar Stadium in Indore.
Back in 2021, India performed the ultimate of the WTC 2019-21, however misplaced to Kane Williamson’s New Zealand at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Tendulkar additionally requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to rethink its resolution to ban using saliva to shine the ball.
“I am not a medical expert, but saliva on the ball should be back. It has happened for over 100 years and nothing drastic has happened. Yes, the decision was rightly taken in 2020, but that is now behind us. Now, it is something that should be considered,” Tendulkar stated.
Mar 17, 2023