Mumbai, August 5
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur is worked up about enjoying within the UAE for the primary time and is wanting ahead to come back out of the lengthy break and headline the Women’s T20 Challenge, to be held through the IPL in November.
The girls’s exhibition video games have been confirmed by the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly final week. The Indian group has not performed since T20 World Cup remaining in March.
The occasion may have three groups with 4 matches anticipated to be performed between November 1 and 10.
“Yes definitely (I’m excited for the Women’s Challenge), because this is our first tour to Dubai and we haven’t played there before,” Harmanpreet stated throughout a webinar on Wednesday.
Harmanpreet was named as the worldwide model ambassador of WTF Sports, which launched an app in India.
The T20 skipper is just not perturbed by the situations within the UAE. The occasion can be clashing with the Women’s Big Bash in Australia and it stays to be seen what number of star international gamers flip up within the UAE.
“I had questions like how the wickets would be. We need to play to our strengths because if you don’t play to your strengths, then your natural game doesn’t come out,” added Kaur, who has performed 114 T20s and 99 ODIs.
According to Harmanpreet, the gamers wish to make many of the alternative.
“I hope that we grab the opportunity that we get and we are equally excited for the women’s IPL (Challenge) like the men’s IPL. I hope we play good cricket in the four games that we will get and entertain everybody,” added the dashing batter.
Harman additionally stated that after an enormous break, it was the psychological energy which might be a key for any participant.
Cricket within the nation has come to a grinding halt since mid-March attributable to COVID-19 outbreak.
“When there is a long break you start doubting yourself. Mental strength helps here,” she stated.
According to the Punjab cricketer, gamers have labored on their health within the pressured break and that might come useful when coaching resumes.
“Initially, I might have fear of injury but we have the advantage of working on our strength while at home. Those things are going to help us on the field. But physically we have tried to keep ourselves fit during this lockdown,” she stated. PTI