Indian Cricket Team Prospects in The Cricket World Cup 2011
Indian cricket team is hot favorite for the Cricket World Cup 2011. Is really present Indian Cricket Team is favorite? What are the strengths and weaknesses of team? Is there any prospect for Indian team to win this world cup? You can get the answers of these questions after reading the rest of article.
|Fist and most important factor why India is hot favorite in this World Cup is the advantage of home grounds. History and records prove that it has always been a challenge for other teams to beat India in home soil. There is no doubt that home crowd and home ground factor will truly play big role in favor of Indian Cricket Team.
Secondly recent Indian team has very balanced and strong batting line up. With amazing blend of senior and junior players this Indian team has mighty batting line up. Presence of legend Sachin Tendulder, destructive Sehwag, Gautam Ghambir, Yuvraj Sing, MS Dhoni, Raina, Kohli and Yusuf Pathan makes this India batting line up best among all other teams.
Next factor is in form bowling line up of Indian cricket team. Zaheer Khan is in brilliant form with ball along with Harbhagan Singh and both are senior players. Talented Piosh Chawla, Ishant Sharma and Ashish Nehra make this bowling more strong. The advantage of home wickets will also play in favor of these bowlers because they are playing on these wickets since the start of their career.
Last but not least the abilities of MS Dhoni as captain is another decisive factor for Indian Cricket Team. He is the most successful Indian skipper in the history of Indian Cricket. He knows well how to react in pressure situations and how to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
Indian cricket team is at number one position in Test Cricket and also among top three teams in ODI’s and T20 format of cricket. All the above mentioned factors are in favor of India and they are truly the most favorite team of this world cup. But cricket is strange game and World Cup history is full of surprises and upsets so anything could happen in this World Cup 2011.