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This is a list of the five biggest mistakes that the Indian Cricket Team has made that resulted in them losing the chance of getting into the finals of the Asia Cup 2022.

An Inability To Handle Big Game

As in the past, India won bilateral games against Ireland and England in the build-up to the Asia Cup. In a major tournament, however, performance dipped again, especially in crunch matches. This is due to some subpar performances in crunch games.

A 26-ball 68 (strike rate 243) against minnows Hong Kong explains Suryakumar Yadav‘s 160 strike rate in this Asia Cup. In his match against Pakistan, he scored 18 off 18 balls and 13 off 10. He scored 34 off 29 balls against Sri Lanka. He had a 118 strike rate in these crucial games.

The strike rate of KL Rahul in this edition is 104, Hooda’s is 106, and Pant’s is 124.


Yuzvendra Chahal, the premier leg-spinner in the country, had a successful match. Rahul has an average of 17 points in four games. Bhuvi bowled a disastrous 19th over against both Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super 4 stage.

Including two wides, he gave up 19 and 14 runs, respectively. A major disappointment was the middle order of Yadav, Pant, and Hooda.

One Trick Ponies

Yuzvendra Chahal and Arshdeep Singh were subpar on the field. In the death-overs match against Pakistan, left-arm Arshdeep dropped a dolly. While bowling in the opener against Pakistan, Chahal spilt a ball.

In the Sri Lanka game, he did not even try for an early catch that a more athletic fielder might have taken. Bhuvi is a decent batsman in both Tests and ODIs. However, his T20 strike rate is 71. How many batting No. 11s can one team have?

Struggles With Stumps

Both Pant and Arshdeep missed the stumps with their throws during India’s crucial match against Sri Lanka. Throughout the tournament, the entire Indian team consistently missed the target, even from close range. Against Hong Kong, only Ravindra Jadeja managed to hit the stumps, once.

Running Between Wickets Was Subpar

In this department, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were superior to India. Except for Virat Kohli, few players were interested in running hard and converting one into two. In contrast, twos became one. Yadav, Pant, and Hooda rarely showed urgency when running. When Dhoni and Kohli were in charge, India’s running between the wickets was at the same level as the Australians. In that area, there is now a different slide.

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