Following India’s 10-wicket loss to Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday, Brett Lee declared that the Men in Blue are still favourites to win the T20 World Cup in 2021. In order to succeed in the forthcoming matches, the former Australian bowler stated that India must trust their skills.
Pakistan beat India by a stunning 10-wicket margin in Dubai on Sunday, claiming their first-ever World Cup victory against the Men in Blue. The Virat Kohli-led team is one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup in 2021, but their loss to Pakistan has sparked debate among fans and analysts over India’s future in the event.
Meanwhile, Brett Lee believes that India is still the favourite to win the tournament, and that if they trust their potential, they can come back stronger. He also endorsed Virat Kohli, saying that the Indian skipper batted with the correct attitude against Pakistan.
“Relax, take it easy, inhale deeply, and everything will be OK.” They will be OK if they trust their skill and instincts, as well as their talent. “Perhaps an India-Australia final,” Lee said to ANI.
“I suppose the only individual who stood out for India was Virat Kohli, who scored a lovely fifty and whacked Afridi down the wicket for a six when he bowled.” That, in my opinion, demonstrated proper purpose.
“KL Rahul failed, which is to be expected. He’d come off the Orange Cap in the IPL, but he needed a little more speed, which he probably wasn’t used to in the IPL (got the better of him). Pakistan’s bowlers have gained some more pace, but India remains the favourite,” he continued.
The former Australian bowler, speaking on the encounter between India and Pakistan, said that the Babar Azam-led team outperformed their rivals. He went on to say that India had the ideal starting lineup, but it wasn’t good enough to beat Pakistan.
“Look, in hindsight, (India might have played three spinners); nonetheless, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami are terrific fast bowlers.” Who else can perform the job if they can’t? They had the proper team, but you have to give Pakistan credit for playing their hearts out.”
On Sunday, October 31, India will meet New Zealand in Dubai.