Amitabh Bachchan defends Indian cricket team

Updated: 17 August 2011 13:47 IST

The Indian cricket team is getting brickbats after it lost its World No.1 Test crown to England. But Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has backed the team.

Amitabh Bachchan defends Indian cricket team
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New Delhi:

The Indian cricket team is getting brickbats after it lost its World No.1 Test crown to England. But Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has backed the team, saying that rubbing them off completely after the loss is a ruthless way of dealing with the situation.

"For years and till not too far away, our cricket team and its captain (Mahendra Singh) Dhoni were the masters. One loss in England and suddenly they are incompetent. People reaction is as subtle and as ruthless as this," Big B posted on his blog Bigb.bigadda.com.

"It requires immense acumen to be where they put you and in some manner to maintain it. Some understand the futility and the improbability of the situation and reconcile to it. Others and many others do not. Once there, they believe they are there and nowhere else. This is not entirely an adverse situation."

"It is quite possible that it thrives too. Others succumb to the moment, understand and accept. This is not entirely wrong too. Both can co exist, its a matter of reconciling with its complexity," Bachchan added.

Earlier this week, the Indian team succumbed to a humiliating defeat as they lost the series 3-0. Media and cricket experts have blasted Team India by calling it the Indian team's worst performance in recent years.

Topics : Cricket Champions League Twenty20, 2011 Harbhajan Singh England India India in England, 2011
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