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Harmanpreet Kaur reveals why Jemimah Rodrigues was eliminated in T20I for the 5th time against Australia


captain india Harmanpreet Kaur praised the pitchers for their bowling in the first 10 rounds and emphasized the importance of practicing bowling after the 5th T20I loss to Australia. The captain said the team knew. the pitchers’ shortcomings in the last 10 rounds and will correct that during the one-month break the team will have before entering the T20 World Cup in February. “We didn’t give them an easy run for the first 10 laps but after the 10th lap, things are changing. We thought about these things too. We planned a lot but couldn’t do it. We will work to achieve that goal.” have resulted. We will analyze who can throw the ball to us after the 10th game and in the death game. Before that, we wanted to do our first 6 games and were getting results but we needed to analyze our death pitch. It’s hard to do over the course of a series. Now we have a month off and we can plan on how we can stop the running line in the last 10 laps by bowling in the right area,” Harmanpreet said.

She expressed that the team is looking to create a strong pace ahead of the T20 World Cup and is looking at different players as backup options to include in the team.

“Seam will play an important role in the upcoming matches. Sometimes the players can’t deliver the expected performances. Pooja will take on the role of 3rd-4th athlete but we are also going to be 3rd and 4th player. are looking at other seam options as the World Cup is happening in South Africa, where the pacemakers are more suitable and we want a solid speed squad to go to the World Cup.

Team India excelled in bowling in the first 10 rounds of the 5-game T20I series but were unable to stop the flow in the death rounds.

Assessing the team’s positive sides in this series, Harmanpreet said: “As a team, we believe that we will play hard and play hard. Especially in the batting section, everyone Everyone is positive and eager to score. The first 10 rounds we have been really good and we can continue that, we need to practice our bowling in the death match we are going to play. do during the one-month vacation that we are about to receive.

The captain also shares leadership secrets for young players Shafali Verma who will lead the India U19 team at the World Cup in January.

“I’ve seen how she leads domestic cricket. She does it brilliantly, she knows what she’s doing. The only advice that I would give her is that she should play free and enjoy the game They know their role and that makes the captain’s job easy. Captain just go and say what is expected of them and whenever she joins the team. , she should talk to the players. It’s important to go out and perform because if you do that then it’s going to be a lot easier for the team,” Harmanpreet said.

Summing up her cricket for the year, she said: “The year 2021 is something that I have learned a lot from. This year I want to switch the opportunity at the start and stay there for the team. When I do well. both the team and the participants are positive, which gives me more confidence. Thanks to all my teammates, support staff and selectors for providing me with what I needed.”

She also talked about the team’s batting order and mentioned that they were looking to create a flexible batting formation. Talk about not including Jemimah Rodrigues in the final T20I she said she was rested and Harleen Deol was given the chance to beat in third place.

“Harleen is someone who is ready to hit the ball in any position, very aggressive. Unfortunately, that misunderstanding happened between her and me therefore she missed out. Jemmy was given a break because She’s very important to us In the future we will continue to have her in a good frame I feel that if the batting is flexible it will help the team. Being motivated and we want to see how she goes in third place, it’s good to see her being positive,” she said.

India beat Australia after winning the pitching game. At the end of 10 rounds, Australia was knocked out 4 times in 72 runs, but Gardner (66 *) and Harris (64 *) unleashed carnage in the last 10 rounds, scoring 124 runs. in the second half of their round.

anjali, Deepti SharmaShafali Verma, Devika Vaidya each took a racket.

Chasing in 197, India regularly lost points and did not appear to be a threat. Deepti Sharma (53) and Harleen Deol (24) were the only smashers to stand out.

Heather Graham (4/8) is the pitcher of choice for Australia. Ashleigh Gardner took two, while Tahlia McGrath, Annabel Sutherland and Darcie Brown each took one.

Australia won the series 4–1.

Brief point: India 142 (Deepti Sharma 53, Harleen Deol 24, Heather Graham 4/8) lost to Australia: 196/4 (Ashleigh Gardner 66*, Grace Harris 64*, Devika Vaidya 1/26)

(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and was automatically generated from an aggregated feed.)

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