Originally Posted by KiWiNiNjA
Sacrificed bowling for some extra batting depth.
With my 20-20 hindsight I can safely say that it was very silly.
How does Randiv all of a sudden jump both Herath and Mendis for the 2nd spinner role? Why bring in Kapu over Silva? Strange.
But ultimately, it was poor captaincy by Sanga that brought India back into the game. Gambhir played a great innings, but Sri Lanka made it a little to easy from overs 10-20 after such a great start.
Not only was the lineup for the semis undoubtedly stronger but the chosen x1 for the final signalled a complete change in strategy from what they'd used all tournament