Played against Namibia in T20 World Cup | The match was India’s last match. Apart from head coach Ravi Shastri, this was also the last match of Virat Kohli as T20 captain. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli gave a special gift to Ravi Shastri on his farewell match.
Dhoni-Kohli Bid Farewell to Coach Ravi Shastri
In the ICC T20 World Cup, India played the last match against Namibia on 8 November. After this match, the journey of the Indian team was over in the tournament. This was Ravi Shastri’s last match as the head coach of Team India. Apart from this, it was also Virat Kohli’s last match as T20 International captain. After this match against Namibia, Shastri and Virat’s jugalbandi, which had been going on for many years, also came to an end. Ravi Shastri’s bad luck was like this. That he could not win a single ICC title for India during his tenure.
Dhoni-Kohli gave a special gift to Shastri
Ravi Shastri, who was the former head coach of Team India, while talking to India Dutta said that MS Dhoni had gifted him his shirt on the farewell match. The same, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma gave their bats to the former head coach of Team India as a gift. Dhoni was appointed as the mentor of Team India in the T20 World Cup.
Team India Performance Under Ravi Shastri
It is true that Ravi Shastri could not win a single ICC level trophy for India as a coach. But under his leadership, the Indian team made a lot of progress. With Shastri at the head, India won 25 of the 43 Test matches. Apart from this, Team India won 51 matches out of 76 ODIs, while India managed to win 42 matches out of 64 T20 Internationals. If the account of Ravi Shastri is seen, then India won 118 out of 183 matches under his head coach. Whereas, during this time India had to face defeat in 53 matches.
India Disappointed in T20 World Cup
Team India, which took out the arrogance of big teams, could not perform as expected in the T20 World Cup. After losing the first two matches against Pakistan and New Zealand, India found it difficult to make a comeback in the World Cup. Team India then registered victories against Namibia, Scotland, and Afghanistan. But as New Zealand defeated Afghanistan in the group match, India was automatically out of the tournament after that.