The Indian cricket team will be favorites to win the ICC World T20 to be played in India from 8th March 2016. The team has great combination which can give MS Dhoni various options at different times. The Indian team has played some excellent cricket, whitewashing Australia in their own den which has given India great confidence. Here are the 5 reasons why India can lift the World T20 Cup:
#1 – Powerful batting line up
The Indian cricket team has very powerful batting line up which can destroy any opponents on its day. With the pitches helpful for batsmen the Indian batting line up looks brilliant with the likes of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan as the openers, followed by Virat Kohli who has been in excellent form of late. At number will Ajinkya Rahane, followed by, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni and Pandya. This team has the ability to post big total or chase down any total. With Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand and one qualifier team in their group this team with the help of strong batting line up, the batting will help the team to lift the World T20 Cup.
#2 – Conditions favorable to Indian spinners
The job of the Indian bowlers is to back up the job done by the batsmen. The Indian bowling line has experienced spinners in the form of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh which can restrict the opponent batsmen. If the pitches help the spinners then these spinners will make the life of the batsmen very tough. The Indian bowlers needs to put pressure on the opponent batsmen and control the run flow. If India can do these things then India can certainly lift the World T20 title.
#3 – Crowd support
The Indian cricket team has always great home support in every cricket match played in country. Winning the World Cup in 2011 at the home crowd was a special feeling for MS Dhoni and the country. Indian people are passionate about the team. If the Indian team can repeat the same feat that they did in 2011 it will be a great thing for Indian cricket. The Indian people love their cricketers and also come to the stadium to support the Indian team. The World T20 just starting in less than one month’s time the Indian people will support the team to lift the second title.
#4 – MS Dhoni big tournament temperament
MS Dhoni the Indian team captain has the ability to step up his performance during big tournaments. Under his captaincy the Indian team won the World T20 in 2007, World Cup 2011 and Champions Trophy 2013. He remains cool under pressure and gives his team to play with positive intent which allows his captaincy to flourish. During the World T20 the ability to remain calm under pressure will help India and MS Dhoni to lift their second World T20 title. MS Dhoni team reached the finals of World T20 in 2014. With the crowd support on his side, MS Dhoni will be looking to win the title again.
#5 – Great fielding unit
The Indian cricket team fielding looks brilliant. The likes of Suresh Raina, Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jadeja, Rahane, are some exceptional fielders who saves 10 to 15 runs. During the World T20 if the match arrives when the team requires to save runs then these fielders can make huge difference in the outcome of the matches. If these fielders can provide bowlers support then there will no chance for other teams to stamp their authority on India.