Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur. (Photograph by Ashley Allen/Getty Pictures)

It was a troublesome day trip on the sector for the Indian ladies’s cricket crew on the finale of the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Edgbaston on the eve of August 7. They fell in need of simply 9 runs from profitable their first ever main title, as Australia defeated them to clinch the Gold medal and India needed to accept the silver.

Through the medal ceremony, a way of disappointment was clearly seen on the gamers’ faces as that they had been by means of a significant loss, and the Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur’s physique language and expressions clearly denoted what the crew had been going by means of, as this was their third massive loss on the finals of a significant match.

Kaur, who has been a part of the Indian setup for a really very long time now, has suffered the 2017 World Cup finals loss in opposition to England, the 2020 World Cup finals loss in opposition to Australia, and now the CWG 2022 finals loss in opposition to the identical opponents. However Kaur was rather more accepting of the end result and the impression it may need on a future era of athletes when she retrieved herself to handle the media minutes after the ceremony.

“I’m joyful and glad with the way in which we performed all through. I do know we have been near profitable gold, however throughout our efficiency was nice. That is the primary time we obtained to play on this match and we’re joyful to have received a silver medal. A medal is one thing folks again residence will get impressed from and so they might begin taking part in cricket. As a crew, we wish to encourage younger ladies. Doing effectively on this platform will inspire lots of people again residence,” Kaur informed the media.

We’re not removed from dominating throughout codecs: Kaur

India gained lots of loyal followers with their doings earlier than the primary ball was bowled, even if they let a gold medal slip proper below their nostril. When requested to summarise the crew’s present state, Harmanpreet stated she thought India was headed in the suitable path and agreed with Australian skipper Meg Lanning that the Indian crew wasn’t removed from turning into a power to reckon with, that high sides like Australia can be extraordinarily cautious of.

“I do know we might’ve simply received gold, however one thing is best than nothing, at the very least we obtained silver. We deserved it for a lot arduous work. If not gold, we’re glad with what we obtained at this time. [As a team] we’re heading in the right direction, we simply have to preserve working arduous. As Lanning stated, we’re not removed from dominating throughout codecs. We’re enhancing as a crew and time isn’t far after we will begin profitable back-to-back,” Kaur added.



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