Sourav Ganguly picks his semi-finalists for ODI World Cup 2023: Former Indian team captain Sourav Ganguly has made a big prediction regarding the upcoming ODI World Cup to be held in India. In this mega event to be held in India from October 5, according to Ganguly, apart from host India, teams from Australia and England can reach the semi-finals. Apart from this, Ganguly told either New Zealand or Pakistan for the fourth team.
Sourav Ganguly said in his statement to Revsportz that India, England and Australia are my first choice to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. You cannot take New Zealand team lightly in big events. In such a situation, I will consider 5 teams in my semi-final race. I would also like to include Pakistan in this.
Ganguly further said that if Pakistan qualifies, Indian fans can get to see the semi-final match between the two teams at the Eden Gardens ground. Please tell that if Pakistan reaches the semi-finals, then it will play its match in Kolkata itself.
The players may be under a bit of pressure due to the World Cup being held in India.
According to former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, there will not be much mental pressure on the Indian players regarding this mega event as all appear very strong. However, this time due to the tournament being held at home, some pressure of performance can definitely be seen on them.
Ganguly said that the pressure is always on you. Even when he played, there was pressure on him. Rohit had scored 5 centuries in the last ODI World Cup. I am sure there will be pressure on them too. Pressure is not a problem. I am sure he will find a way out of this. When Rahul Dravid used to play, there was pressure to perform. Now that he is the head coach, he will be under pressure for the team’s performance. We sometimes don’t perform well in important matches. I think it is not a mental pressure. All are very strong mentally and I am sure that this time we will do better.
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