File picture of Harmanpreet Kaur© AFP
India ladies’s group captain Harmanpreet Kaur stated the aspect “forcefully performed” in moist circumstances within the first T20 International towards England right here, leading to a nine-wicket defeat for the vacationers. India defeated England on the Commonwealth Video games semi-final only a month in the past, however the T20 sequence didn’t begin properly for them on Saturday evening.
“We weren’t capable of get the runs we had been anticipating. I simply really feel we forcefully performed as a result of circumstances weren’t 100% match to play,” Harmanpreet stated after the match.
Nonetheless, the Indian skipper backed her teammates and added that regardless of the moist circumstances which may have resulted in accidents anytime, everybody within the group continued to offer their greatest.
“Nonetheless I’m completely happy the way in which women put the hassle as a result of when there are probabilities to get injured however they’re able to play.
“That is what it’s good to have team-mates within the group (for) who can rating in no matter circumstances and I’m completely happy the way in which we put our efforts,” she additional stated.
India additionally ended up shedding a key member of the aspect when Radha Yadav’s diving effort within the second over of England’s chase resulted in a shoulder harm and the latter left the sector in ache.
The 23-year-old’s sudden departure from the sector meant that India had been wanting a bowler who may have turned issues round for the guests.
“I do know it was not 100% circumstances to play cricket and nonetheless we had been placing efforts.
“I do know the bottom was too moist and there have been so many probabilities to get injured and certainly one of our gamers received injured additionally. She was our principal bowler and that is why we had been missing,” Harmanpreet famous.
“We had been one bowler quick and the way in which we had been making an attempt to place efforts (meant loads),” she stated. “I’m actually completely happy women had been coming ahead to offer 100%,” she added.
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