India and England will battle it out within the semi-finals of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 as either side might be eager to get one step nearer to lifting the coveted title. Whereas the Males in Blue have been in terrific kind and have the potential to clinch the title, former England cricketer Nasser Hussain believes the aspect has ‘underperformed’ on the ICC occasions many occasions up to now.
Group India got here near lifting the trophy however misplaced within the finals of the 2014 T20 World Cup and the 2017 Champions Trophy however failed on the final second. Moreover, the aspect may solely make it to the semi-finals of the 2015 ODI World Cup, the 2016 T20 World Cup, and the 2019 World Cup. Within the 2021 T20 World Cup, the workforce was ousted within the group stage itself.
“It’s important to say they’ve underperformed in world tournaments. At occasions they’ve performed some timid cricket with the bat for the gamers they’ve and when working for Sky final summer season their former coach Ravi Shastri stated that’s one thing they’ve to vary,” Hussain wrote in his column for Day by day Mail.
Rishabh Pant is a freakish participant: Nasser Hussain
The England legend additional said that he want to see Rishabh Pant over Dinesh Karthik because the keeper-batsman in opposition to England. The previous participant steered that Pant can get explosive in his personal methods and that may hand an edge to the Indian aspect.
“India had been utilizing Dinesh Karthik as their finisher however Rishabh Pant was again in opposition to Zimbabwe of their closing group sport on Sunday and is a freakish participant in his personal proper. It is going to be fascinating to see how they go along with their keeper-batsman in opposition to England,” he added.
“I might select Pant due to the unbelievable issues he can do. Ideally, India would need Hardik Pandya coming in after Pant for the final 5 overs as a result of he’s a severe hitter and provides them that additional bowling possibility,” Hussain wrote.