India vs Bangladesh Highlights, T20 World Cup Warm-Up: IND secure big win as Pant, Hardik and bowlers shine in New York

India vs Bangladesh Highlights, T20 World Cup Warm-Up: IND secure big win as Pant, Hardik and bowlers shine in New York

World T20: India no favourites, don’t believe the hype; trust Rohit, he has a plan

Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma during a training session for the T20 World Cup in New York. (PTI)

That all-too-familiar chant has started ringing – the World T20 Cup is once again coming home, back to its spiritual abode, India. A couple of foreign experts, yet to unpack their luggage after their enriching IPL commentary trip to India, vouch that it will. Even money is being put where the mouth is – the English betting firms call India the favourite.

That old dream is being sold again and shopping carts are getting loaded. The packaging has those old visuals – Tarzan-like MS Dhoni with hair blowing in the wind. They are from the 2007 inaugural Cup in South Africa that India won. To avoid shattering of unreasonable expectations, the hidden fine print needs to be magnified. (Read more from Sandeep Dwivedi)

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