The Indian cricket team is preparing themselves for the upcoming 50-over World Cup which is now just 6 months away.
However, their recent loss to Australia in the home ODI series has shown that their preparation is still lack-luster.
Furthermore, the defending champions, England will be looking to retain the trophy by playing well in India.
On the other hand, runners-up New Zealand is another team who are favorites of winning the World Cup.
But, the team that is grabbing all the eyeballs is India and it will be expected from them to win the World Cup once again, just like MS Dhoni did 12 years back.
Now, former English skipper, Michael Vaughan has again touted India as ‘underachivers in white ball cricket.’
Also, he is thinking of snubbing them from his list of favorites for winning the ODI World Cup.
Moreover, Dhoni’s team started a new trend in ODI World Cup history by winning the trophy at home in 2011, followed by Australia in 2015 and then England in 2019.
Therefore, fans are hoping that India completes full-circle by winning the trophy once again.
However, Vaughan is not at all convinced with India winning the trophy.
He had earlier snubbed them after their 2022 T20 World Cup exit in Australia after losing to England in the semifinals.
That’s why Vaughan says that India may no win the trophy even though it’s a home World Cup for them.
India are a team under achieving so much in white ball cricket.. They have so much talent & depth.. 6 months away from a home World Cup & along way off from winning it at the moment.. #INDvAUS
Vaughan heavily praises England and confident of them winning the World Cup once again
Earlier in the week, Vaughan had given an interview where he hailed England to be World Cup champions once again.
I have to say that England are the favourites even if it’s in conditions that you know is little bit different to what was in 2019 when they won the World Cup (in England). They (England) have got good spin options. They have got good players who play spin nicely. They have got good variations with the seam bowlers. Jofra Archer coming back (from injury) is huge. And Mark Wood is bowling at 90 miles per hour. So I think England have got the experience.
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