World Cup teams should be ‘very wary’ of Virat Kohli’s India, says England legend Nasser Hussain

Virat Kohli's India can challenge for the World Cup, says Nasser Hussain
Virat Kohli’s India can problem for the World Cup, says Nasser Hussain (Image: Getty)

Nasser Hussain believes India will be one of the main contenders on the World Cup and says Virat Kohli’s aspect have ‘every base covered’.

India have been one of probably the most profitable teams on the earth over the previous two years, impressing in each pink and white-ball cricket.

In Kohli, they possess the most effective batsman on the planet and the winner of all three main ICC awards for 2018.

India received their second 50-over World Cup trophy on residence soil in 2011 and former England captain Hussain says they’ll be a risk as soon as once more this summer season.

Hussain says World Cup teams should be 'wary' of India
Hussain says World Cup teams should be ‘wary’ of India (Image: Getty)

‘They have every base covered,’ Hussain mentioned on the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup Preview present.

‘They have the best batsman in world cricket right now in Virat Kohli. He’s backed up by numerous different batsmen, particularly Rohit Sharma.

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‘Sharma must be within the all-time XI in one-day cricket. They’ve good finishers in MS Dhoni and their bowling may be very robust, with Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

‘They’re not a one-dimenstional crew – they’ve good seamers and good spin choices.

The Cricket World Cup starts at the end of the month
The Cricket World Cup begins on the finish of the month (Image: Getty)

‘They use the powerplay nicely with Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. These two go arduous and go nicely and set it up for Kohli.

‘They chase as well as any team in the world and they travel well in white-ball cricket.’

Hussain, who made 88 ODI appearances , added: ‘In England you want a diversified bowling assault.

‘You need your spin options but India’s actual advance during the last two years has been of their seam bowling division.

Kohli won all three major ICC awards at the start of the year
Kohli received all three main ICC awards initially of the yr (Image: Getty)

‘Bumrah is a fabulous bowler who bowls at the start and at the death. Kumar will be a real handful and their spinners are very good. I’d be very cautious of India at this World Cup.’

Hosts England, at present ranked No. 1 on the earth in ODIs, are the pre-tournament favourites however Mohammad Azharuddin believes India will carry the trophy.

The previous India captain mentioned: ‘India, for my part, are primary, second England, third Australia. However, in cricket, you by no means know. Something can occur.

‘The team who plays well on the day always wins. There will be upsets also, but hopefully not with our team!’

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