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T20 WC: Nasser Hussain feels that India is not the outright favorite

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Nasser Hussain feels that even though India is certainly a strong candidate to try and win the T20 World Cup. They are not the ‘clear favourites’ due to the fickle nature of the format.

Nasser Hussain feels that even though India are certainly a strong candidates to go ahead and win the T20 World Cup. They are not outright favourites due to the fickle nature of the format. Moreover, the fact that India hasn’t scored the most number of knockout matches in the last few ICC tournaments has also stood in their way of winning the ICC trophy, said the former England captain.

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“They are the favourites. I wouldn’t say clear favourites because of the format. The shorter the game. There can be problems. One person’s talent, 70 or 80 or three deliveries suddenly turn it in the opposite direction. So no one can play India. Any knockout can upset the game,” Hussain said on Sky Cricket.

“His document in the recent ICC tournament is really not good and this is something he will have to face – with the burden of the expectations of the Indian spectators and followers – heavy on his shoulders – after coming into a knockout game. You can’t afford a mistake early on and that’s going to be a factor for them.

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The India final won an important ICC event again in 2013 when under the leadership of MS Dhoni. They defeated England to lift the Champions Trophy. Since then India has reached the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup. 2016 World Cup T20 and 2019 World Cup victories while finishing runners-up in the 2017 Champions Trophy. Earlier this year India had reached the final of the World – Czech Championship though lost to New Zealand in the final.

Using the 2019 World Cup semi-final between India and England, Hussain defined how India have no backup plan, and it remains a priority for Virat Kohli in his final T20I assignment as captain. Indian Cricket Team.

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When they get to a stage – you take a look at the last World Cup against New Zealand – and all of a sudden it’s a low-scoring game, they don’t usually have a Plan B, they’re on an excellent side of New Zealand. Got rolled. So that got them into trouble. Knockout games, expectations, everybody thinking they could win. And that’s because people assume that when you look at that line-up on paper, it’s in Everything happens,” recognized Hussain.

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