T20 World Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly names his semi-finalists of the event

Sourav Ganguly. (Picture Supply: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP by way of Getty Pictures)

One of many best captains to guide the Indian nationwide staff, and former BCCI President Sourav Ganguly spoke in regards to the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022 and revealed his high 4, that’s the semi-finalists, of the event. Ganguly has served the sport for a really lengthy time frame, on and off the sphere and his affiliation with cricket won’t ever be damaged.

Because the Indian facet gears up for the marketing campaign opener in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan, Ganguly backed Rohit Sharma and Co. to do properly within the sport, and all through all the event. The earlier version of the World Cup, in 2021, didn’t go as deliberate for India beneath Virat Kohli’s captaincy, and the Males in Blue will now be seeking to make amends.

Whereas talking of India’s disappointing exit from final yr’s marquee occasion, Ganguly emphasised specializing in the current and never pondering a lot in regards to the previous. The event has witnessed many upsets over time, and whereas there are numerous groups who’re ‘favorites’ within the event, the primary sport of the Tremendous 12 proved that something might occur on the large stage, as New Zealand defeated defending champions Australia by 89 runs.

“What occurred earlier than, there isn’t a level discussing that. India will probably be one of many favorites to win the event. In World Cup, the combat is totally totally different. These groups who will play properly in these two-three weeks will make the mark. Look, it is laborious to say earlier than however we’ve a very good facet. Large hitters are there. Within the T20 format, type could be very essential in these hours,” Ganguly advised India As we speak.

South Africa is an effective bowling facet: Ganguly

After combating laborious within the First-Spherical of the event, 4 groups particularly Sri Lanka, Eire, Zimbabwe, and the Netherlands made their manner into the Tremendous 12 stage. Now, 12 groups will probably be combating in opposition to all odds, with only one aim- to carry the coveted cup. And amid all the joy, Ganguly named the 4 groups that he believes will make it to the semi-finals.

“I’ll select India, South Africa, Australia, and England. South Africa is an effective bowling facet and that will probably be a think about Australia,” he concluded.