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Gautam Gambhir warns Team India of ‘threats’ to end ICC trophy drought in T20 World Cup 2024

Gautam Gambhir warns Team India of ‘threats’ to end ICC trophy drought in T20 World Cup 2024

The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be played from 4 June to 30 June 2024 in the United States and the West Indies.

Former World Cup winner, Gautam Gambhir has issued a warning to team India ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024. The Men in Blue won their last ICC trophy back in 2013 as they will now look end the ICC trophy drought in 2024. Meanwhile, Gautam Gambhir named the likes of Afghanistan, Australia and England as possible threats for team India.

As per Gambhir, Afghanistan emerged as a surprise package in the last World Cup and possesses the capability to challenge India, particularly in the unique conditions of the T20 World Cup. Additionally, he pointed to Australia, the 50-over World Champions and 2021 T20 World Cup winners, as a team that could pose significant challenges for the Men in Blue.

Lastly, he underscored the reigning T20 champions, England, as formidable opponents due to their temperament in the shortest format of the game. “Biggest Threat to India in T20 World Cup, Afghanistan in those conditions can be very dangerous, then Australia because they have got Impact players and England because they play T20 cricket as it should be,” said Gautam Gambhir.

The T20 World Cup of 2024 will be the 9th edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. It is scheduled to be played from 4 June to 30 June 2024 in the United States and the West Indies. This will be the first ICC tournament played in the United States.

There will be 20 teams participating in the T20 World Cup 2024. These 20 qualified teams will be divided into five groups, and two teams from each group will advance to the Super 8 round of the tournament. In the Super 8, teams will again be divided into 2 groups, and 2 teams from each group will make the semifinals.

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