Australian legendary cricketer Adam Gilchrist has predicted final four teams for the upcoming twenty20 world cup in country next year. According to one of the best wicket-keeper, India, Australia, England and New Zealand are going to be favorites in the competition and are projected to reach semi-finals.
Surprisingly Gilly didn’t include current world no. 1 T20I side Pakistan in the race of semifinals but he’s said that T20 cricket is a lottery and any side can become champions. Wicket-keeper batsman who played world cup winning innings in 2007 ODI world cup final, insisted that he’d be looking forward to see his country lifting t20 world cup in 2020.
In the interview after promotional event, Gilchrist also backs India to feature in the final of 2020 world cup as well. The inaugural edition of ICC t20 world cup was won by India in 2007 defeating arch rivals Pakistan, Meanwhile 2020 hosts Australia are yet to get hands on the wt20 trophy.
And if Australia wins 2020 championship, they’ll be first country to win twenty20 world cup as hosts.