Telegraph – Calcutta, India – Tendulkar lauded Bumrah for giving the team a good start
Sachin Tendulkar lavished praise on India’s bowling performance in their World Cup opener against South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Tendulkar lauded Bumrah for giving the team a good startSachin Tendulkar lavished praise on India’s bowling performance in their World Cup opener against South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday.
  • According to Sachin, India’s bowling performance was “incredible” and he lauded Bumrah for giving the team a good start.
  • Sachin was also a tad surprised with South Africa’s decision to bat first despite conditions being favourable for seamers.
  • If I was the captain, I would’ve been tempted to bowl first and try and put pressure on the Indian batting line-up because there were clouds around and conditions were slightly heavy…
  • Talking about how a team should approach 220-plus totals in overcast conditions, Sachin said the focus should be on looking to play risk-free cricket and avoid losing early wickets.

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