Amazing India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has given his conclusion into which four groups he feels will enter the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019 which is booked to be played between May 30 and July 14 in England and Wales.
"India, England, Australia ought to be in the semis. The fourth could be one of New Zealand or Pakistan," Tendulkar was cited as saying by ESPN Cricinfo. ((Complete inclusion of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019))
Prior, addressing Hindustan Times, Tendulkar had said India have a well-adjusted squad and they are fit for pulling off something uncommon in UK.
"We have a fair group which can go out and accomplish something exceptional. The entire group needs to contribute, there will be a few entertainers (in various circumstances, who must state) 'this is my game; I am batting great or bowling admirably'. Backing is required from the opposite end additionally," the Master Blaster said.
Tendulkar additionally loaded commendation on wicket-attendant batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said he has a major task to carry out for Team India.
"Not just in batting, additionally behind the stumps. He has the best view; the hitters are continually searching for the holes and what territories to target. Remaining behind the batsmen, he can see that. He has a lot of proposals to make and that would prove to be useful," Tendulkar said.
"His commitment will be as an accomplished manager watching the game and making proposals. Additionally, his experience while batting—how to play those basic minutes, how to pivot the strike, when to strike, and when to simply manufacture an association—will check."
The principal match of the World Cup will be played among England and South Africa on May 30 while India open their crusade against South Africa on June 5.
Prior to that, the 'Blue Brigade' will take on New Zealand and Bangaldesh in two practice coordinates on Saturday and Tuesday separately.
India's 15-part squad: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.