Concerns with India's bowling attack were expressed by a former player in India: "Our bowling obviously lacked heat."

Irfan Pathan, a former Indian cricketer, outlined the causes behind India's subpar results in the previous two T20 World Cups. He thinks one of their major worries is the bowling division.

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Irfan Pathan, a former Indian cricketer, outlined the causes behind India's subpar results in the previous two T20 World Cups. He thinks one of their major worries is the bowling division. In the 2021 T20 World Cup encounter against Pakistan, the Men in Blue failed to take a single wicket.

The same transpired once again against England in the semifinals of the 2022 edition of the tournament. Pathan feels the Men in Blue had a bowling attack that depended a lot on the conditions and the help they got from the pitch. He reasoned that this could be why their bowling was ineffective on flat pitches in the aforementioned games.

Speaking to Star Sports, here's what Irfan Pathan had to say about India's bowling: "It is very important to plan what combination we should be playing and which bowlers should get a chance, depending on how they make the most of the pitches.

The flat fields here and our subpar bowling, which was evident in the last two T20 World Cup matches against Pakistan and against England in the semifinals, are the greatest issues. There was obviously no heat in our bowling. Irfan Pathan did not name names, but he thinks India has two bowling options that can make an impact regardless of the pitch conditions. Some believed that the former all-rounder was referring to Umran Malik and Kuldeep Yadav, respectively, when he talked about pace and variation.

"I personally want to see this coming forward, that we have two bowlers who do not require the specific surfaces that we expect," Pathan said in response to this. They each have their own specialties in terms of pace or variation, and I believe that everyone—including captain Rohit Sharma and the selectors—are moving in the correct direction. When they host the ODI World Cup later this year, Rohit Sharma and company hope to put their sadness from the last two T20 World Cups behind them.

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