Former Indian cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth has shown belief in the national side and said that India can repeat the glory of 2007 and win Twenty20 world cup 2016. He says that India has done well in T20 format over the years and in home condition Men in Blue will be favorite.
Srikkanth told reporters, “T20 World Cup is going to be a huge thing in India. India have always done well in T20 format. I am sure India will do very well…probably who knows India will win the World Cup also in 2016.”
Indian Cricket Team won inaugural edition of ICC World T20 in 2007 by defeating Pakistan in the final. 1983 cricket world cup winning team member Srikkanth also mentioned that India is doing great in the ongoing test series against South Africa.
He said, “The first Test match (in Mohali) we beat South Africa very comfortably. And in the second Test match (in Bengaluru), unfortunately for rain.. otherwise I think we would have probably won the second Test match as well. The confidence level of the Indian cricket team is always high and especially when they beat a team like South Africa so comfortably in the first Test match.”
The next year’s 20-20 world cup is scheduled to take place in India from 11th of March to 3rd of April 2016. 8 cities will this prestigious championship.