Thanks to the Indian Premier League, most of the cricketers in India's T20 World Cup squad get more than a healthy dose of twenty-twenty cricket. The likes of Dhoni, Sehwag, and Gambhir have played a number of IPL innings under pressure for their respective franchisees. But how good are these IPL heroes when it comes to playing T20 cricket in India colours? We take a look at the T20Is record of the Indian squad heading to Sri Lanka.
Highest score: 48* v Australia, Sydney 2012
Highest strike rate (more than 30 runs): 164.28 v Sri Lanka 2009, Mohali: Runs scored 46*
Yes, he did botch the run chase against the Kiwis, but at most times, MSD is a finisher par excellence. The skipper would aim to repeat the 2007 act and bring the cup back home. With the tournament happening in Sri Lanka, we can bet on MSD scoring more runs on the low, slow Lankan tracks.