Indian women’s cricket will start its campaign at the Commonwealth Games against Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Friday. The side arrived in the UK last week, and over the past few days, the side has been preparing to the best of their ability to ensure a podium finish. India are placed in Group A along with Australia, Barbados and Pakistan. On the eve of the start of the event, the captain Harmanpreet Kaur Addressed a virtual press conference where he talked about the team’s preparation.
Responding to a query from NDTV, Harmanpreet said, “I think whenever we have got a chance to play against them (Australia) we have always done better, this time things are looking really positive, we are looking forward to playing our game against them.” Will try to do my best.” against Australia during a virtual press conference on Thursday.
Talking further about facing Australia, Harmanpreet said: “Look, all the teams are important for us. When you are playing a tournament like this it is important to win all the games. The first game is always important because you have to win all the games. It has to set the tone. The team. We have planned for all the teams, it’s about taking one game at a time.”
Talking about living in the sports village, the Indian captain said: “Living in the village is different from other tournaments we play. We are enjoying the experience, wherever you go, you have to carry your card. Will happen, otherwise, no one is going to recognize you. You without your cards. Yeah, we’re getting used to these terms, the opening ceremony, we’re still thinking about it because the next day we have an early game so We are working on that, if things go according to plan, we will definitely go to the opening ceremony.”
Earlier this week, pictures of Harmanpreet warming up with a golf stick went viral. Talking about the same, the Indian skipper said: “Actually, it was a warm-up club, whenever I went out to bat, I would warm up with a golf stick. In the T20 format, sometimes We have to go and hit. With the first ball, if your body is completely warmed up, it’s good for you, that’s why I was using it. My trainer Sagar started with this drill, he told me that Given the warm-up club, if I’m up to bat late, then I can use it for wrist warm-ups, it’s helping me, I’ve been trying it for the last few series.”
“We weren’t able to see the pitch yesterday but we got some time in the nets, it looked like a really good batting track. You always get help for the bowlers too because of the weather. I think it will be great for the batsmen.” And both for the bowlers. If I talk about the team combination, we have a balanced side.”
Talking further about the preparation, Harmanpreet said: “So far, things are looking really good. We have had three practice sessions, everyone is looking in great form and we are all very excited, and now the delivery It’s time,” he said. Harmanpreet.
“When we went to tour Sri Lanka, I asked the girls what we wanted to set for our team, Pooja Vastrakar replied with a ‘killing attitude’. So we’re working on that, we’re going to get her. Trying to get. The atmosphere. Everyone keeps talking about the killing attitude within our team. I don’t know what things Australia follows, that the killing attitude is something we work on are doing.”
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