Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday endorsed a second Tremendous Over to resolve the winner as a substitute of contemplating the boundary rely if such a unprecedented state of affairs arises prefer it did within the World Cup closing.
“I really feel there needs to be one other Tremendous Over to resolve the winner, as a substitute of contemplating the variety of boundaries scored by each groups. Not simply in a World Cup closing. Each sport is essential. Like in soccer, when groups go into further time, nothing else issues,” Tendulkar stated to 100mb.
Present and former cricketers together with Rohit Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh, have questioned ICC’s “ridiculous” rule on boundary rely that determined the World Cup title.
After desk toppers India was knocked out of the World Cup after shedding the semifinal to New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli had prompt IPL-like playoffs as a substitute of knockouts within the World Cup, going ahead.
Requested if the World Cup format must be modified within the knockout phases, Tendulkar stated: “I believe the 2 groups that end on the prime ought to positively have one thing going for them for having performed constantly by the match.”
Throughout India’s semifinal, former skipper M.S. Dhoni was despatched at No. 7 with Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik being promoted within the batting order.
Requested what batting order he would have gone with for the chase, Tendulkar stated: “For sure, I might’ve despatched M.S. Dhoni at his traditional place, No. 5.
“With the type of state of affairs that India was in and the expertise that he has, the necessity of the hour was for him to construct the innings. Hardik may’ve batted at 6 and Karthik would’ve adopted at 7.”