Anil Kumble predicts four semifinalists for the ODI World Cup 2023. The ICC Cricket World Cup has kicked off with a match between defending champions England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium. While cricket fans eagerly await the tournament’s unfolding drama, renowned former cricketers such as Eoin Morgan, Adam Gilchrist, and Dale Steyn have shared their predictions for the likely semi-finalists and finalists.
Anil Kumble predicts four semifinalists for ODI World Cup 2023
Additionally, cricket legend Anil Kumble, who also served as the head coach of the Indian cricket team, recently participated in a quick-fire round on ESPNcricinfo, revealing his picks for the potential semi-finalists. Kumble’s astute prediction for the ODI World Cup 2023 semi-finalists includes perennial contenders India, England, Australia, and New Zealand, all of whom secured semi-final spots in the 2019 edition, hinting at the possibility of a thrilling repeat.
When asked about his ideal opening ODI pair, the 52-year-old cricket luminary promptly named Indian captain Rohit Sharma and the explosive Australian batsman David Warner. Rohit Sharma boasts an impressive 10,112 runs in 251 ODIs and recently achieved the milestone of becoming the second-fastest batter to reach 10,000 ODI runs, while David Warner has accumulated 6,397 runs in 150 ODI matches.