The humiliating loss against New Zealand will serve as an eye opener for India. A 47-run defeat is hard to digest but they will have to move on.
Indian batsmen were unable to read the outrageous turn that New Zealand spinners were generating from the deck in Nagpur. And thus, they were rattled by the Kiwis, who have entered this tournament as the dark horse.
MS Dhoni & co. will have to bounce back strongly against their next opponents -- Pakistan, Bangladesh and Australia.
But this loss against New Zealand was uncalled for. Being the No.1 T20 side in the world, India should not have started off with their ICC World T20 2016 campaign in this fashion.
They have made things difficult for themselves now and it will be some journey if Team India manages to make it to the semi-finals of the ICC World T20 2016.
Before that, let us see how cricketers and other fans reacted on Twitter after India's humiliating defeat:
Shane Warne would have turned the ball to Mars on this pitch.— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) March 15, 2016