By Jatin Thakkar and Soham Sarkhel
Disasters often strike without any prior warnings. Sadly in the case of India, the English precursor to what might happen to them in Australia was blissfully ignored. The result, a 4-0 whitewash against the Aussies. Fearing the diminishing interest in the sub-continent the broadcast provider- in this case STAR Cricket wasted no time in airing a promo and tried to rekindle interest amongst the viewers. After all it’s the World Champions facing off against the World Cup runners up and the Aussies side by side.
Sadly though, all the three teams are just a shadow of their former self especially when it comes to their overseas ODI performances. The fact that all the three teams have lost their last overseas one day series shows their susceptibility to foreign conditions. That being said, this series would indeed be the perfect foil for all the three teams to get their act right. With all the three teams riding high on their youth quotient, the youngsters will too look to prove their mettle on the international circuit. Impact Index here analyses the chances and the opportunities for all the three teams in the upcoming tri-series.
Here is the chart of best players in various departments for all the teams based on Career IMPACT of all the players involved.
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