With India qualifying for the semi-finals of the continuing Women’s T20 World Cup, captain Harmanpreet Kaur has referred to as on her teammates to deal with their shortcomings, particularly within the batting division, and keep away from making mistakes within the upcoming video games of the event.
India on Thursday defeated New Zealand by 4 runs in what turned out to be an exciting recreation in direction of the tip. India, who’ve been supplied good begins within the first two matches, once more let go of their benefit within the center overs, dropping a flurry of wickets after which posting what was a beneath par complete of 132/8.
However, it was as soon as their spin-heavy bowling which noticed them maintain their nerves as they ultimately restricted the White Ferns to 129/6, thus getting into the final 4 of the event with a recreation left.
“It is a great feeling when your team is performing like that. We did the same mistakes, we got a good start in the first 10 overs and we didn’t carry the momentum,” mentioned Harmanpreet after the match.
“We did bowl well in patches and some times we were not up to the mark and have to focus on those areas,” she added.
Young prodigy Shafali Verma as soon as once more supplied the team with a terrific begin and contributed with 46 runs. “She (Shafali) is giving us good starts and I hope she continues doing that as quick runs at the top are really important to us,” mentioned the Indian skipper whereas praising Shafali.
Meanwhile, New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine suggested her team not to dwell an excessive amount of on the loss and deal with their subsequent two video games towards Bangladesh (Saturday) and Australia (March 2).
India, having already topped the Group A standings, will play their last league stage recreation towards Sri Lanka on Saturday.