Originally Posted by theegyptian
A team that reaches the final would play a maximum of seven matches, which is not enough in comparison to the IPL, which runs for a month and a half. We have had, in the three World Twenty20s, three different winners, so that also tells you something.
But, as I said, a maximum of seven matches to get through to the final. There is a very good chance that you may see the strongest team taking the flight back home before the semis. It's all a bit of hit or miss, this tournament.
I will not judge India under MS Dhoni based on their performances in the World Twenty20, because the tournament's so short. I regard India purely on ability as one of the strongest teams in the tournament.
It's a wonderful team that India has. One of the best teams but that doesn't necessarily make them strong contenders to win it for the reasons I've stated earlier.
Make of those comments what you want.
There's not a good chance at all that you will see the strongest team taking the flight home before the semis. If they're the strongest team how are they going to finish behind two others in a group of 4?
Pakistan kind of messed up the first World T20, but the winners have deserved it.