The latest edition of ICC Cricket World Cup will be played from 30 May to 14 July 2019. England & Wales would host the spectacular cricketing tournament. Winning the World Cup is an honor for both team and the nation the team represents.
Every player has a huge responsibility as they play for the pride of their country. World Cup platform is the best place where, normal human beings can fetch their names in the books of history for their respective countries.
World Cup-winning players are regarded as national heroes in their nations. However, name and fame are not the only things for which each team would want to win the grand tournament. They also play for legacy.
In the game of Cricket relative youngsters and experienced veterans play together. People in the twilight of their careers pass on the knowledge to the younger players. The careers of many youngsters get built by the guidance of the senior players. Due to which young players have a lot of respect and love for such mentors.
There are some legendary players would be playing their final World Cup this year. Winning the World Cup is the best way a team can give their legends a fitting send-off. Thus, the respective sides will be having extra motivation to win the coveted trophy. Here is a look at india’s legends for whom their teams would love to give a memorable farewell.
Dhawan has been consistent performer for india, especially in ICC tournaments. His opening start provides the team a strong foundation. He was highest run scorer in 2015 world cup. He got golden bat in 2013 and 2017 champion trophy.
His hand-eye coordination has slow down with age. It is difficult for him to continue for another four years.
He is expected to play an important role in upcoming mega event. He will be expected to provide finishing job and assist the team in tight chase.
He suffered hamstring injuries in bowing. He struggles running between the wickets with younger players. He is not too good at fielding. With poor fitness this could be last first and last world cup for jadhav.
# MS Dhoni
At 37 years of age, Dhoni is among team’s best batsman and finisher. Though his batting abilities has waned he is still an important member of India both with bat and behind the wickets as well. He is alert as a wicket-keeper, his decisions are perfect when it comes to DRS an important aspect of the game in modern cricket.
India won the trophy under his leadership in 2011. His experience could prove to be crucial for India to lift the trophy.