England play pathetic short format cricket save the sheer brilliance of the 2010 T20 World Cup win; Ditto with the West Indies who succeeded them in 2012. The Bangladeshis are steadily getting better but not there yet.
So, what about India? When it comes to the World Cup fortunes since 2007, ours has been one helluva roller coaster ride. Team India generally does well, but at any given point you have no idea whether they are going to soar or crash.
By Sunil Rajguru
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