Virender Sehwag credits strong team for World Cup glory – Cricket News Update

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Virender Sehwag credits strong team for World Cup glory – Cricket News Update
The swashbuckling Indian opener,, on Friday credited a strong bunch of players for India’s memorable World Cup victory at home last year.
Speaking to media reporters today, the hard-hitting top-order batsman from Delhi said that a strong team makes a good captain, adding that they won the 2011 Cricket World Cup because they had a very good team. However, he did agree that Dhoni’s calm and
cool leadership also played key role in the memorable feat.
"Dhoni got a very strong team. When you get a strong team, it is easier to perform well just like during a media encounter in Noida, on Friday. "We won World Cup because we had a very strong team
which was ably backed by Dhoni's leadership," he added further.
Sehwag also revealed that he had completely recovered from the shoulder injury and is looking forward to the upcoming tour to Sri Lanka as a good chance to prepare for September’s World T20 Championship.
"I played almost all matches in IPL and there is no fitness issue now," said the will also help me in preparing
for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held there," he added further.
The 33-year-old Delhi-born cricketer was overlooked for March’s Asia Cup tournament in, apparently because of shoulder injury, but he rebuffed the injury concerns by leading Delhi Daredevils from the front in the fifth edition of Indian Premier
League. He, along with pace bowling spearhead, was earlier this week recalled into the national squad for the upcoming limited-overs tour to Island nation.
Sehwag, the veteran of 96 Tests and 245 One Day International, also shared his views on the future of the game, giving importance to the longest format.
“You’ll see cricketers retiring from ODIs to prolong Test career…never see a cricketer retiring from both Test and ODI to play T20," said the flamboyant Indian opener.



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