The bowling department copped serious criticism in the preceding Test and one-day series in Australia before it rose to the occasion to take 70 wickets in seven games in the World Cup.
     
"The preparation for the next World Cup should start now. India have a very good chance to take the team forward. I think chunk of the batting line up should last till the next edition in England," Prasanna said.
     
"On the bowling front, Ashwin (Ravichandran) did well in Australia and he should be around for at least for the next four years. India need a genuine leg spinner to support him besides a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers to choose from," he said.
     
Umesh Yadav, with 18 wickets, was the third highest wicket-taker in the tournament while Mohammed Shami (17 wickets), Mohit Sharma (13) and Ashwin (13) also contributed immensely to the team's cause.
     
Talking more about the road ahead for the Indian team, Prasanna said: "While we do need more fast bowlers, it is equally important to have a quality leg spinner and a medium pacer like Mohit Sharma, who used his variations to good effect in the tournament. A special mention here for Shami. I think he bowled his heart out."
     
The former off-spinner doesn't see Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing another 50-over World Cup and keeping that in mind, he wants to see Test captain Virat Kohli take more responsibility in team matters.

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