The Indian cricket team was knocked down by English players in the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final match. England won the match by 10 wickets, while India lost 8 wickets to make a chasing score for England. Kapil Dev called the Indian team chokers.
• Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev urged the fans to not criticize the team for this defeat
• Kapil Dev said that England assessed the conditions better and outplayed India
Why Did Kapil Dev Call Indian Team Chokers?
India reached the semi-final level in T20 World Cup 2022 but failed to make any breakthrough beyond this level. But the biggest problem is the manner in which the Indian team lost the game to England. Their defeat has raised many questions about their performance.
Kapil Dev, who was credited for bringing the first-ever World Cup in 1983, branded the Indian team as chokers in a show on ABP News. The former Indian captain said that they can be called chokers because they came close and then choke. At the same time, he urged the fans to not criticize the Indian team for this defeat.
What Did Kapil Dev In The Favor Of The Indian Team?
Kapil Dev reminded the fans and the country about the laurels the same team brought to the country. The former cricketer came to the rescue of the Indian team after branding them as chokers. He said that England assessed the playing conditions well and simply outplayed India.
Indian team played well but could score only 168 runs in 20 overs after losing 6 wickets. From India, Hardik Pandya scored the highest 63 runs off 33 balls. But England won the match in 16 overs without losing a single wicket.