The noise of the T20 World Cup will resonate on the same grounds as soon as IPL 2021 is over. 12 teams will be in the field, but on November 14, the title of champion will be in the hands of any one.
Dhoni, Virat and Ravi Shastri will have a big challenge to overcome in the semi-finals
The wind is blowing for IPL 2021. But it is also necessary to mention the T20 World Cup. That is because as soon as the IPL 2021 gets reduced, the noise of the T20 World Cup will resonate on the same grounds. 12 teams will be in the field, but on November 14, the title of champion will be in the hands of any one. Could that team be from India? Can BCCI win the title by making Dhoni a mentor? Can MS Dhoni, Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli together create the chic of Team India? These questions are big and their answers are hidden in the report card of 3 World Cups.
Actually, it is not that the trio of Dhoni, Shastri and Virat are in the field for the first time. Even before this, all three have stood together for India in the World Cup. But, Indian cricket fans hardly want to remember the result of that association. Yes, of course, with Dhoni’s mentorship, a new enthusiasm has been awakened among the cricket fans. The hopes of winning the title are starting to shake. But, on seeing the report card of 2015 ODI World Cup, 2016 T20 World Cup and 2019 ODI World Cup, all milk appears to be milk and water.
Report card with Dhoni-Shastri-Virat
MS Dhoni was the captain of Team India in the 2015 ODI World Cup. Virat Kohli was a member of that team. And Ravi Shastri was the director of the team, not the head coach. But what happened? The team’s caravan came to a halt in the semi-finals, where Australia defeated them by 95 runs.
In the 2016 T20 World Cup too, this trio was together with the aim of making Team India bad. Dhoni the captain, Virat the vice-captain and Ravi Shastri the director of the team. But, even in this ICC tournament, Team India’s journey came to a halt in the semi-finals like the 2015 World Cup. India’s hopes were dashed by the West Indies in the 2016 T20 World Cup.
Dhoni was not the captain of Team India in the 2019 World Cup. This time the command was in the hands of Virat Kohli. And, Ravi Shastri also became the head coach of the team, no longer the director. But, here also India’s Bodia Beda got tied in the semi-finals. This time the team was New Zealand who dashed India’s hopes.
Break this barrier and claim the title
Seeing the report card of the 3 World Cup with Dhoni, Virat and Shastri, it is clear that even in the T20 World Cup 2021, it will be a big challenge for Team India to overcome the semi-finals. Because only after overcoming this challenge, both the title and the crown of the champion can be seen coming.
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