Tendulkar backs India to retain Twenty20 World Cup

June 2nd, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI  

Sachin Tendulkar Kolkata, June 2(ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday emphasized that the Indian squad has all the qualities to retain the Twenty20 cricket World Cup due to commence from Friday in England.

Commenting on India’s performance at the Twenty-20 level, he said that the Indian team looks absolutely balanced.

“I think we have an explosive batting line up and a good bowling attack. On the whole, you can see the team is quite nicely balanced. I don’t see any reasons why we cannot live up to the expectations,” Tendulkar said.

Further, he exuded confidence of India defending the title won in 2007.

“Obviously in cricket no one can guarantee you what’s going to happen as the game is full of uncertainties. But going by our strength and the balance, we stand a very good chance and I have confidence in our team,” he added. (ANI)

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