The game of Cricket is not as popular as football, but in countries where the game is played, it is very big. Cricket in India is a huge affair and fans are crazy about the game. In fact players of the India cricket team are given the status of gods. Craze for the game is such that you will find the game being played in every nook and corner of the country. If there is any spare space at any place, cricket is the one game that one can find being played there. As far as the Indian cricket team is concerned, this is one team in the world that is always under tremendous pressure, so you can understand how difficult it is to be the part of India cricket team.
The current India team that is taking part in the world cup looks well balanced and if they are able to perform well, the team can well go on to win the world cup. Indian cricket in recent times have been performing well in patches, but the Indian cricket team has not been consistent in their performance. In fact consistent well performance by the team is one thing which has been lacking with the Indian cricket team. The Indian cricket team has been hiring foreign cloches to help them and John Wright was the first foreign coach to be appointed to help the India team. The current coach Greg Chappell of Australia has made use of many new game plans to help the India cricket team to win matches.
The one thing which has been hampering the India Cricket team is their performance outside the sub continent. They play like tigers at home and it is almost impossible for any team to beat them in their own backyard. In fact the former Australian captain Steve Waugh has gone one record team has gone on record saying that India was the final frontier and he would like to capture it before he retires. Sadly Steve has not been able to do this before his retirement. But the bottom line remains that performance of the India cricket team needs to improve drastically when they tour other countries. Ipl prediction
The Indian cricket team has won the world cup only once and given the craze that fans have for the game, the team deserves to bring back the world cup. The players of the India cricket team owe this to their fans. The Indian cricket team that has been selected this time to represent the India cricket team in the world cup looks a very balanced side with the right mix of youth and experience. While youngsters like Dhoni, Pathan, Yuvraj and Munaf Patel give the team the much needed aggression and agility. On the other hand player like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid provide the India cricket team with the much needed balance for a cricket team to succeed at the highest levels.
The prospects of many teams in this world cup looks bright like the Indian cricket team. One thing that can work in favor of the India cricket team is the presence of the bets batsman in the world Sachin Tendulkar. Well it is not that every time the India cricket team can boast of having such a great batsman in its team.