Harmanpreet Kaur

Newly-appointed India ladies’s workforce limited-overs captain Harmanpreet Kaur mentioned they may begin recent within the upcoming Sri Lanka tour. The Indian workforce is ready to start a brand new period after the retirement of veteran participant Mithali Raj.

On June 8, Mithali introduced her retirement after taking part in the sport for greater than twenty years. Harmanpreet, who was already the captain within the T20I format, was named the successor of the 39-year-old Raj.

We’re going to play with out our seniors and an excellent alternative for all of us: Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet’s first task can be in Sri Lanka, the place the Indian workforce is slated to play three T20 Internationals and as many ODI matches earlier than they play within the T20 cricket’s inaugural version on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham. The Indian squad gained’t have the companies of veteran tempo bowler Jhulan Goswami for the Sri Lanka tour.

“We’re working onerous on our workforce, we’ve nice mixtures. And for us, it’s a good tour to start out, as a result of first-time we’re going to play with out our seniors and an excellent alternative for all of us to construct a workforce,” Harmanpreet mentioned on the digital pre-departure press convention on Saturday. 

Harmanpreet Kaur
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“For me, it’s a nice alternative the place you may construct an excellent workforce as a result of Sri Lanka, I don’t suppose it will be a simple tour for us,” she added. 

We should always go and ship no matter we’re planning: Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet talked about how the workforce administration will hand alternatives to younger gamers and the main focus can be on fielding and bowling. The 33-year-old additionally mentioned the planning and its execution can be an important for the workforce.

“Within the fielding division additionally, we’ll give alternatives to younger gamers who can bowl 10 overs and search for breakthroughs. We try to do little-little issues, the place we (have) labored on this (NCA) camp and we’re having a imaginative and prescient, so we’ll search for that (by way of implementation),” she mentioned.

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“If we discuss our bowling unit, that is the time they’re getting duty and this tour can be a great platform for them to carry out the place they’ll take cost and bowl full quota. For us it is vital no matter we’re planning, we must always go and ship, that’s what as a unit we’re wanting ahead (to),” she added.

India will play the primary T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka ladies’s workforce on June 23 on the Rangiri Dambulla Worldwide Stadium.

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