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Team India doesn't look like a champion side: Mohinder Amarnath

Former India cricketer, Mohinder Amarnath, has said the Indian team with unfit players is looking jaded ahead of its World Cup defence which starts in Adelaide against Pakistan on February 15.

Amarnath further added that "One game can turn around things. But I have my doubts and to be very honest they don't look like a champion team."

The Indian team has been travelling around. They have been playing a lot of cricket over the time. Probably a break in-between could have happened could have made a lot of difference. But they have been on the ground and practicing, Amarnath said.

The former India selector said the batsmen have been found wanting in their Australian tour and they need to score runs.

Amarnath said that the team has been exposed in the series. Key players like Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli have not been scoring runs. If they have to score runs the top order must fire which we haven't seen so far.

Amarnath, who had bagged the Man-of-the-Match award in both the semifinal and final of India's historic 1983 World Cup, said that India missed the trick by not selecting a leg-spinner.

Dhoni doesn't look like the player he was in 2011. So all these worries are there. So if they want to do well they need to do as a team, he said.