It's a slap in the face to lose by 10 wickets in a World Cup semifinal. Sharma said that they felt "a little nervy." After the game, he observed, "You really can't go and teach how to manage pressure." "All of these guys have played cricket enough to comprehend it. I mean, come on, a lot of these players are capable of handling the great pressure that comes with playing in the IPL playoffs and all that.
It was never a significant indication to lose the coin toss in the first place. Even more puzzling, though, was the beginning. India played 73 balls with Sharma, Rahul, and Kohli, scoring just 72 runs. It took England 41 balls to reach that point in their innings. India added 68 runs in the final five overs thanks solely to Pandya's brilliance after scoring 100 runs in the first 15 overs.