Kumar Sangakkara explains why India, Pakistan will not be the favourites to win the 2023 World Cup
The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup is the upcoming mega task for all of the groups, and they’re specializing in constructing a top-quality facet to compete within the world occasion, which shall be held in India later this 12 months.
Because the host nation captured the final three 50-overs World Cups, the strain shall be on Workforce India to proceed the development. Although, different subcontinent groups, reminiscent of Pakistan and Sri Lanka, can even do properly because the situations in India will not be alien to those nations.
Nevertheless, within the latest previous, abroad groups have cracked the code of doing properly on gradual tracks in Asia; therefore they’ll pose an enormous problem as properly. Talking about the identical former Sri Lanka captain, Kumar Sangakkara reckoned that the abroad sides would do properly within the upcoming 50-over showpiece occasion.
Sangakkara even claimed that subcontinent nations like India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka wouldn’t be favourites to win the following World Cup. The 45-year-old noticed that groups like England, Australia, and New Zealand have discovered to play spin quite a bit higher than the final time World Cup was hosted in Asia – 2011.
“I feel cricket’s modified quite a bit since 2011; in these days, I might say that in Asian situations, it favours the subcontinental gamers. However over time, I feel England, Australia, and New Zealand have learnt to play spin quite a bit higher than even the subcontinental sides,” stated Sangakkara on Star Sports activities.
“You see a variety of reverse sweeps, paddle pictures, and sweeps, all of those new strokes utilizing their toes. I feel that has revolutionized the way in which we take a look at cricket within the subcontinent. IPL has helped quite a bit by way of publicity as properly,” he added.