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Cricket World Cup: Here’s why India are strong contenders for a third title

Updated : May 30, 2019 08:01 AM IST

Thirty-six years since a beaming Kapil Dev held the trophy aloft on the Lord’s balcony to spark a nation’s imagination and eight years after Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men reclaimed the crown at home, India goes into the tournament as strong favourites to complete the troika.
While batting has been India’s traditional strength, this year they possess the best bowling attack of any team in the tournament.
India will enjoy an atmosphere akin to their home grounds thanks to the sizeable Indian expatriate population on the English Isle, and they will hope the fans provide motivation when the going gets tough.
Cricket World Cup: Here’s why India are strong contenders for a third title

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