What is the difference between ‘Team-India’ and ‘Indian Team’ ?
Both are the nick names of Indian cricket team.The Indian cricket team -when they were nicknamed as ‘Indian Team’- consisted of many great players like Sachin, Dravid, Ganguly, Srinath, Kumble etc. All of them were able to win matches themselves and the team was the strongest on paper, but the weakest in reality. It’s because during those days, India had a habit of winning all matches except the final or the Tie-breaker match. We can clearly see it in the 2003 world cup, the tri-series that came after that. Anyway, the concept of ‘Team’ didn’t had much value at that time.
Then comes the ‘Team India’ under MS Dhoni. We can understand the importance of ‘Team India’ from the name itself. This concept gives importance to the team. Under Dhoni, a clevert captain, India attained new heights during this period. India had a lot of gain which included the T20 world cup, #1 ranking in ICC ODI Rankings and many other foreign series. The team was full of youngsters and rather than a ONE MAN SHOW, they had a TEAM WORK SHOW. Instead of individual performance, they concentrated on the victory of team.
But recent results shows that India is going back to its old ‘INDIAN TEAM’ concept. They losses in T20 cup, ICC Champions Trophy etc.. shows it. With the recent loss to Australia, it clearly shows us that the glorious times of Dhoni and his friends are coming to an end. We can only pray to God to not to let it happen like that.
What is your Opinion about this ? Is ‘TEAM INDIA’ going back to the INDIAN TEAM ? Let me know through your comments here.
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In my opinion MS Dhoni is nothing. He didn’t deserve all this,because team india really depend on Sehwag.You will see right after worldcup,that where will team india go after retirement of sehwag,sachin,dravid and laxman.And will loss its way in oneday by lossing sehwag and in test by lossing legend like dravid and laxmen.And remember Indian team is not no.1,actually all teams goes down due to major retirements and those teams are preparing with youngsters, and soon they will be up in the oder and india will loss its way as i mentioned above,because India will be strugglling with lot of freshers at that time.And mind it MS DHONI is nothing without those legends,he is always washing his hand in flowing river.
AFTER NEHURU WHO?………………….. INDIA CAME OUT WITH FLYING COLOURS,AFTER GAVASKAR, SACHIN TENDULKAR, AFTER KAPILDEV, JAVAGAL SRINATH,AFTER JAVAGAL SRINATH, ZAHEER KHAN, AFTER KUMBLE IT WAS BAJJI.
SO LIFE GOES ON AND INDIA WILL WIN THE CUP FOR THE NEXT 50 YEARS. SUN NEVER SETS IN INDIA
JAI HIND !
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