“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” goes the saying, but one was left wondering whether the corollary could be true after India’s heavy defeat against Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final on Sunday.
Virat Kohli’s side was a clear favourite as India’s strengths and Pakistan’s weaknesses were analaysed threadbare. In the end, an inspired Pakistan proved too much for the holders.
Once the emotion of a crushing defeat in the final, that too at the hands of Pakistan, subsides, it would become clear the time has come for India, despite not being broken, to still seek upgrades.
Ahead of the semifinal