“Defeat due to openers” R Ashwin made a big disclosure on defeat in T20 World Cup, blames failure on Rohit-Rahul
In the T20 World Cup played in Australia, the Indian team had to face a crushing defeat by 10 wickets at the hands of England in the semi-finals. At the same time, after this defeat, there was a lot of criticism of Captain Rohit Sharma with Team India. Now on this defeat, India’s veteran spinner R Ashwin has given a big statement. He has made a big statement blaming the opener and captain of the Indian team, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.
Ravichandran Ashwin explained the reason for the defeat in T20 World Cup
In fact, the Indians are yet to recover from the T20 World Cup defeat. While talking about this defeat on his YouTube channel, Team India’s veteran spinner R Ashwin has said that,
“Sometimes we used to lose matches in the powerplay itself. We used to score 30 runs in the powerplay during the World Cup. While the opposition teams used to score 60 runs. The match used to end there in the powerplay. Many people may know this statistic but most of the T20 matches are won and lost in Powerplay only.
Opening pair Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul flopped
Let us tell you that the Indian team’s opening pair Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have flopped badly in the entire T20 World Cup. Especially Rohit Sharma is failing in every big match due to his poor form. At the same time, the poor form of this pair of India has proved very expensive for the team. Due to which the Indian team had to face defeat in this tournament. However, R Ashwin has blamed the opening players for this defeat from England.
Significantly, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul played 6 matches in the T20 World Cup. In these matches both the players scored just 116 runs at a poor average of 19.33. At the same time, KL Rahul also scored only 22 runs in this tournament. Despite this, he is getting a chance in the team again. However, now the time has come to make changes in the team.