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Can anyone beat India?

Jonathan Harris-Bass is joined by Mark Butcher, Jarrod Kimber and Alex Winter to talk about England's chances against South Africa, and whether anyone can beat India in this tournament (40:52)

June 18, 2013

Posted by   on (July 12, 2013, 4:39 GMT)

What do u guys say now?? None of these guys have an answer to Dhoni.. :-)

Posted by   on (June 20, 2013, 5:17 GMT)

Dear All as per my calculation this time SL will Win but surely they England will be the ICC Champion.(Sorry to INDIAN & SRI LANKAN Cricket Lovers i dont mean to hurt u )

Posted by   on (June 20, 2013, 4:12 GMT)

Yes definitely SL will Crush them...

Posted by invincibledhoni on (June 19, 2013, 19:34 GMT)

As long as the rain doesn't affect the remaining 2 matches and India bats 2nd, no team really does have a chance against India.

Posted by popvaels on (June 19, 2013, 17:20 GMT)

@Abdussaboor: As you were sure about your prediction that England has the best bowling unit in this champions trophy, For your kind information this best bowling attack was thrashed by sri lanka last week while trying to defend a massive target of 293 runs in their home ground and they almost lost their match against new zealand ,Nothing remains the same . Anything can be a best, but to remain the best it requires lot of dedication and hard work. May the better team wins this tournament and i didn't say england can't.

Posted by   on (June 19, 2013, 13:58 GMT)

No matter what we need a hundred from one of the openers from Sri Lanka(dilly or kusal) If they do that we have a game here....

Posted by   on (June 19, 2013, 12:37 GMT)

The only team in the final four that is capable of beating india is SA ..!!

Posted by   on (June 19, 2013, 12:32 GMT)

Lanka always come strong when everyone doesnt give them a chance.... If you see cricinfo, or any other media ...all the odds of winning is given towards India.... Lions come strong when the situation is like this.... if the batting clicks... SL is one of the few teams that could beat India right now....

Posted by johnq1 on (June 19, 2013, 11:50 GMT)

India got a good batting line-up but the bowling is not that tight. Teams have been able to score against them..

Posted by IftikarUK on (June 19, 2013, 11:27 GMT)

India are looking almost formidable but funny things happen in cricket. You come crashing down when you think you're on top of your game. First time after a long time I've seen them bowl consistently well alongside their consistent batting which makes them a good contender to win. I think it will be England v India in the final which makes up a mouthwatering viewing. I can't wait to watch that one!

Posted by deathriders on (June 19, 2013, 11:10 GMT)

having batting line like india and having all of them in good touch with their bat , it seems that even the top bowlers of the world might not have enough confidence to beat india. do not forget indian batsman love to play against srilanka and they generally crush them in decesive games , so lets see . hoping for a good cricket match though.

Posted by   on (June 19, 2013, 10:38 GMT)

England seems to be the winners of champion trophy and It looks that sirilanka will beat india in semifinal

Posted by   on (June 19, 2013, 8:47 GMT)

i wanted india and srilanka to clash in finals but it happened earlier than that. the best team to beat india was england as they have the best bowling attack to give hard time to strong indian batting line.although india has a very good batting lineup but their bowling has lacked at number of ocassions and no team has sangakara and jawardana in their side as they are in their supreme form at this time. if they clicked in semies i think srilanka will win.keep an eye on malinga also.

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