ODI World Cup 2023: The Asia Cup being played in Sri Lanka and Pakistan has now moved towards its end and Team India is now busy preparing for its next mission, the World Cup. India last won this title in 2011, so the team would like to end its long drought this year. India will have to face many strong teams in the tournament but according to Suresh Raina, India will overcome all of them and win.
These four teams are strong contenders to win the World Cup
Former Indian all-rounder Suresh Raina has shared his favorite teams for the ICC ODI World Cup to be held in India. Raina, who participated in The Times of India’s ‘Right to Excellence – Sports Summit 2023’, considers India, Australia, England, Sri Lanka or Pakistan as strong contenders in the tournament.
India have not won any ICC trophy since the 2013 Champions Trophy, and after losing another World Test Championship final in June earlier this year, India are looking to end their decade-long ICC trophy drought by winning the World Cup trophy. Will keep an eye on.
India is ready to face anyone – Raina
In this program, when Raina was asked who India should face if the host team reaches the final, he said, “Anyone comes, we will see.” It is clear from Raina’s statement that he has full faith in Team India. .
These players will be India’s trump card – Raina
Raina, who has played 18 Tests, 226 ODIs and 78 T20 matches for India, also picked two players who can be the trump cards for the Rohit Sharma-led team in the World Cup starting in Ahmedabad from October 5.
“I think Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav will be India’s trump cards in the World Cup,” Raina said. He further said that ‘a lot will depend on India’s top order. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Gill, if all three of them perform then we have a very good middle order.