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The World Cup that wasn’t to be

DNMUM439191 | 7/13/2019 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :1298

Team India’s ship sailed smoothly in league stage of mega event but had its Titanic moment in first knockout game. Rutvick Mehta churns out a report card of the Men in Blue that delivered a repeat 2015 semifinal finish show
Virat Kohli : 8/10
Five consecutive fifties, zero centuries. A large part of that was due to Rohit’s form, with Kohli having to change his role coming later than usual. Failed to stand up in the big match, though. Was tactically sound as captain throughout the tournament, except for a few selection calls and batting order decisions.
WC stats: Mat: 9, Runs: 443, HS: 82, Avg: 55.37, SR: 94.05, 100/50: 0/5
Rohit Sharma : 9/10
Five centuries in a single World Cup, a place no cricket player in history has ever gone before. Enough said. Rohit’s hundred-spinning form ensured India were never in a spot of bother early in their innings, save the semifinal. Nine games, 648 runs, 205 m
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