Originally Posted by zinzan12
I read Waugh's article, and he reckons India or Pakistan are the biggest thread to Australia. I personally think of the asian sides that S.L are the best bet
SL are a good bet IMO. Key is prolly whether their bowlers other than Vaas and Murali can peform to a high standards ?
Pakistan are dangerous - would be unwise to write them off but I doubt they can go all the way.
INdia are massive underachievers for mine - despite having players of the calibre of Tendulkar, Sehwag, Ganguly, Dravid, Yuvraj, Dhoni, Harbhajan, Kumble and Munaf Patel, they haven't won a one-day tournament since Natwest 2002. They are extremely brittle mentally and I think this is probably the biggest barrier they need to overcome.
THey have the technical ability to win it IMO but do they have the ability to perform when it really matters ?