Vengsarkar says that India has a" fantastic opportunity" to cancel the World Cup
MUMBAI: Former India Skipper Dilip Vengsarkar Considers That The Virat Kohli-led Team Has A" Fantastic Opportunity" To Lift The Upcoming Party World Cup , Starting On May 30 In The UK.
India Start Their Campaign Against South Africa On June 5 At Southampton.
"India has got a fantastic chance to win the World Cup . At least last four they will go definitely. But the final, I can't predict to be honest. But we have got extreme potential and all the players are (in) good form," Vengsarkar told reporters on Monday.
Vengsarkar, Who Is The T20 Mumbai League Mentor, Spoke After The Mumbai Cricket Association Organizers Announced His Second Season, Starting From May 14 The League Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar And Mentor Sunil Gavaskar Were Also Present.
Tendulkar Too Praised The League.
" T20 Mumbai League Will Soon Be A Competition In Which The Most Players From All Over The Country Will Will Participate. Ranji Trophy Team Has Played, If Given A Choice Of Number Of Players Would Have Wanted To Be Part Of Mumbai Ranji Trophy Because The Brand Of Cricket Was Different And Everyone Wanted To Be Part Of It," Said Tendulkar.
Tendulkar Also Said Mumbai Still Has Enough Talent.
" I Don't Think We Are Down In The Dumps At All. There Have Been Occasions Where We Have Gone To The Semi And Final (in The Ranji Trophy). It Started Correctly, A Number Of Careers.
" I Think 4-5 Players Were Picked Up By IPL Teams To Represent Their Teams. I Think It's A Beginning When We Compare Ourselves To Someone Like Punjab Who Has 14 Players Playing For Various Teams (in The IPL). Get There. We've Got Good Talent Here At Mumbai Cricket. It's All About Opportunities And I Keep Coming Back To That," He Said.
Gavaskar Urged The MCA Authorities To Schedule The League Before The IPL Auction.
" Shivam Dube Got An IPL Contract After (playing In The T20 Mumbai League), Suryakumar Yadav Also Got A Big Contract And I Am Pretty Certain That There Will Be Many More Coming From This League, Who Will Be Wanted By The IPL Franchises For The Next Season," Said Gavaskar.