Their improved performance has laid to rest the myth that they are inferior to the sides from other parts of the globe.
Five-time champions Brazil always figure in the shortlist of teams likely to win the championship every time it is played.
We should accept the truth that the national squad has increasingly started looking like a “Dad’s Army”.
One has so far witnessed an even battle between the bat and ball, with very few high-scoring games of the nature seen in the Indian sub continent.
This stellar show not only proved that Kohli remains one of the best batsmen in contemporary but also ensured his place in the pantheon of all time greats in Indian cricket.
The replacement of Sourav Ganguly by Roger Binny as the President of BCCI is a huge one not only in terms of the personalities involved but also promises a tectonic change so far as the administration of this organisation is concerned.
The championship starts without any clear favourites.
Both Bumrah the BCCI should resist the temptation to make an early return to the game without completing the healing and rehabilitation process in full.
Jhulan’s life and the her achievements stand on a par with those of Dhoni in men’s cricket.
Twenty Grand Slam titles over 24 years, including being the winner of all four championships together, in the harsh and demanding world of professional tennis speaks volumes of the champion.
It should not be forgotten that the royalty had played a significant role in promoting the game during its early days in the country.
Even the best of fielders have made mistakes and dropped easy catches.