Indian players are said to be busy in the coming months.
Cricket fans will be busy in the coming months with several major series and tournaments in the works. The remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) matches will take place in September-October in the UAE. A few days after the end of the gala tournament, the ICC T20 High Voltage World Cup will start. Therefore, players participating in both competitions should focus on their physical fitness.
While there is uncertainty as to whether many foreign players will participate in the IPL, Indian players will surely feature in their country’s tournament. Speaking of the same, former wicket keeper and batsman Deep Dasgupta explained how the world event right after IPL could play against Virat Kohlimen. Dasgupta made the comment when speaking about the long-awaited clash between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup.
For the inexperienced, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Friday July 16 the hens for the flagship event. With India and Pakistan placed in Group 2, the big rivals are certain to cross swords at least once in the competition. Speaking on the game, Dasgupta supported his compatriots to emerge victorious given the current strength of both sides.
However, he also pointed out that going to the tournament right after the IPL would test the fitness of Indian players. “Yes, the way Pakistan is playing right now, the current form if you look at it and put it all together you can tell India might be slightly ahead. The other important thing is India would go straight through. of IPL, ”said Deep Dasgupta in an interview with Sportskeeda.
You cannot neglect burnout or fatigue: Deep Dasgupta
“The other thing that we can’t really overlook is exhaustion or fatigue, because this team which is in England at the moment will not have a break. From there they will go to IPL, from IPL to the World Cup, they will play nonstop. So you cannot neglect this factor at all, ”he added.
Meanwhile, India and Pakistan are no longer playing bilateral series due to political tensions between the two countries. Therefore, their clashes in multinational tournaments make them a tantalizing competition with tensions reaching new heights. Notably, India has emerged victorious every time it has met Pakistan at a World Cup. However, it would be interesting to see how their match goes in the upcoming competition.