IND vs AUS: Before the second match, Sunil Gavaskar told the big weakness of Team India, advised to improve as soon as possible


The second match of the three-match T20 series between India and Australia will be played in Nagpur on Friday. It will be a do or die fight for the Indian team led by Rohit Sharma. Because in the first match, India has lost by 4 wickets and if the team does not win today, then the series will be lost.
Indian batsmen scored 208 runs in the first T20 match played in Mohali. But the bowlers bowled very poorly and due to this Australia won the match with 4 balls to spare. This was not the first time that the team had lost a match while defending a total, before that in the Asia Cup 2022 too, the team had to face defeat in many matches while defending the target.

In the recently concluded Asia Cup, the Indian team could not even defend more than 170 runs against Pakistan and Sri Lanka and now the target of 209 runs against Australia has also fallen short. This weakness of Team India was also visible during the World Cup last year, when the team was defeated while batting first against Pakistan and New Zealand and the problem is still the same.

Former captain and veteran batsman Sunil Gavaskar said that this issue has been persisting in Indian cricket for the past few years and if India wants to start winning big tournaments, then the issues need to be resolved at the earliest.

Gavaskar told even sports, “This is India’s weakness. There is no new problem. It has been in existence for the past few years while defending the score. They find it difficult without Bumrah. When he is, the score can be defended, but without him, they can’t even defend a total of more than 200. We have to see the solution. Otherwise it may hurt them going forward.

Suryakumar Yadav trolled the reporter, said – even if you hit two sixes against the pacer, a little credit is made, does it?

He further said, “With regard to his (Bumrah) fitness, I think he is an important member of the team and the management wants him to be fully fit only then to be selected in the playing XI. Maybe he played in Nagpur and maybe not. But there is one thing when Team India chases the target, it wins. But on the other hand it is the opposite. The bowling which is required between 16 to 20 overs is not there.

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