ICC World Twenty20: Amit Mishra's inclusion has made the difference in India bowling, says Sunil Gavaskar

Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra followed up his 2 for 22 against Pakistan with another man-of-the-match 2 for 18 spell against the West Indies to help India go top of Group 2 in ICC World Twenty20.

updated: March 24, 2014 12:46 IST
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India are on top of ICC World Twenty20 Group 2 table after consecutive wins against Pakistan and defending champions West Indies. These wins have come after some disciplined bowling performances. Where the spinners rose to the occasion in the much-hyped tournament opener against Pakistan, it was the new-ball bowling that stifled the West Indian big hitters on Sunday. India scored a comprehensive seven-wicket win for their first time against the Caribbeans in the World T20 history. (India vs West Indies highlights)

Indian bowling, which was touted as the major weak link going into the tournament, has suddenly become a force in the spin-friendly conditions in Bangladesh. What has made the difference? Experts feel the inclusion of leg-spinner Amit Mishra has done the trick. (Dropped catches take sheen off India's solid show)

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