India wanted to rent the very best folks to arrange for the T20 World Cup and somebody like AB de Villiers would have carried out the job, former India cricketer Atul Wasaan stated on Friday as he advocated the necessity to have utterly completely different teaching employees for the shortest format. Alex Hales and Jos Buttler ripped aside the Indian assault with consummate ease within the semifinal on Thursday, main England to the ultimate the place they meet Pakistan on Sunday on the MCG.
Wassan stated specialised teaching employees is required to information the gamers within the slam-bang format.
“We can’t have the same coaching staff for the T20 and Test cricket. You hire the best for T20 format. Why didn’t we hire AB de Villers for the T20 World Cup as a mentor? He could have guided the team better. He can tell the players a bit about manufacturing the shots,” Wassan instructed PTI.
“This game has proved again and again that you need a new breed. In 2007, we hardly had stars, the team was comprised of youngsters, they played freely and they won the title. We are relying too much on our bigger names to deliver all the time.” Wassan, who performed 4 Assessments and 9 ODIs for India, stated it is a unsuitable notion that excelling in IPL will assure success in worldwide cricket.
“We also wrongly thought that the expertise of IPL will translate into the World Cup success. India is just faltering in big matches in do-or-die situations,” he stated.
The 54-year-old, who now works as an professional, is of the opinion that India ought to decide solely most suited gamers for T20 format.
“We have five ex-captains and eight players who play Test format, competing in T20s. How can’t we find another set of players for T20? You just can’t have the same players. Just because they are big names you (the selectors) are playing them. I think we have to reset the button,” he stated.
“With Rohit Sharma, the age factor is there. He looks sluggish. The baggage of stardom is also there. It’s high time that we plan for the next world cup from here on. We have become the new chokers in international cricket.
“The group wants to vary its mindset and method to do properly within the T20 format.”
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