Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag. (Picture by MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Pictures)

India’s horrifying loss in opposition to England has opened a can of worms concerning the staff’s efficiency within the T20 World Cup in Australia. A number of cricket specialists have given their scathing evaluation of yet one more disappointing marketing campaign in an ICC occasion, with former Indian opener Virender Sehwag not eager on seeing a number of the present Indian gamers within the 2024 T20 WC.

The previous explosive opener shunned speaking in regards to the mindset of the staff however touted the instance of the 2007 T20 WC-winning Indian staff that had a number of younger faces within the staff. Sehwag feels {that a} younger staff will carry out higher within the subsequent World Cup with fewer expectations on their shoulders and shall be a staff that can usher the nation into a brand new period.

“I will not speak about mindset and all however I’d undoubtedly need to see adjustments in personnel. I do not need to see sure faces within the subsequent World Cup. It occurred within the 2007 T20 World Cup additionally. The stalwarts taking part in for all these years didn’t go to that World Cup. A bunch of children went and no one had any expectations from them and I’d need to see an analogous type of staff picked for the subsequent T20 World Cup, no one will count on them to win however that staff shall be for the longer term,” Sehwag mentioned on Cricbuzz.

I’d not need to see some non-performing seniors within the subsequent World Cup: Sehwag

Sehwag acknowledged that the staff administration and the brand new staff of selectors must take the powerful name of axing a number of the extra outstanding faces from the present T20 setup. The ex-cricketer didn’t reveal any names, however the below-par performances of Indian openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma have made them the seemingly contenders to overlook the subsequent version of the match. The 2-time World Cup winner feels if the staff went with the identical personnel and strategy within the 2024 WC, the end result would be the similar.

“If you happen to begin serious about your future now, then solely you’ll put collectively a staff in two years’ time. I’d not need to see some non-performing seniors within the subsequent World Cup. I hope the selectors will make such calls. However the issue is will these selectors stay until the subsequent World Cup? There shall be a variety panel, new administration, and a brand new strategy so will they make the adjustments? However one factor is for positive in the event that they go into the subsequent World Cup with the identical staff and the identical strategy then the outcomes may also be the identical,” he added.



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