Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir. ({Photograph} by Raj ok Raj/Hindustan Occasions through Getty Pictures)

Former India opening batter Gautam Gambhir has said the rationale why India has not managed to win a World Cup for the reason that 2011 competitors performed in India. The left-handed batter criticized hero-worshipping in Indian cricket, calling it the “greatest cause” for the Males in Blue’s failures in huge tournaments. 

Gambhir additionally stated that it was the media who hyped the gamers a lot it has turn into a standard phenomenon not solely in India however in different international locations as properly. The 2-time World Cup winner additionally stated that the Indian crew is extra vital than speaking about one or two gamers. 

We do not discuss Suryakumar Yadav as a result of he has fewer followers on social media: Gambhir 

“We have to discuss cricket. Speaking concerning the Indian cricket crew is vital, hero-worship will not be,” he stated. 

“Suryakumar Yadav has carried out higher than different prime six Indian batters within the final 12 months. However we don’t discuss Suryakumar Yadav that a lot in all probability as a result of he has the least quantity of social media followers.”

Gambhir additionally stated that the captains don’t compete alone and it’s a full crew effort. “Sadly, what occurs in India is that if we win the World Cup, and I hope we do, all credit score will likely be showered over Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma will not win the World Cup, India will win the World Cup,” he stated.

“Once we received the World Cup in 2007 and 2011, we stated MS Dhoni received the cup. Once we received in 83 we stated Kapil Dev received it. No, India had received. As a result of different crew gamers additionally took catches, bowled, and scored runs,” the southpaw added. 

In the meantime, crew India is ready to tackle Pakistan in each groups’ event opener of the T20 World Cup 2022. The match will likely be performed on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) on October 23 (Sunday). India defeated Australia in one among their warm-up fixtures however their second warm-up sport towards New Zealand received washed out because of rain.