Mithali, the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, said that it would be good if Shefali gives a better start consistently. Let us tell that after making her mark in the T20 format, 17-year-old Shefali from Haryana scored 96 and 63 runs in her debut Test against England. He proved his worth by playing the innings.
Bristol. Indian women’s cricket team Hoping for a consistent start from explosive batsman Shafali Verma, who is set to make her ODI debut, captain (Test and ODI) Mithali Raj said here on Saturday that the youngster will have the batsmen to get back into the innings even if she fails. has sufficient depth. After making her mark in the T20 format, 17-year-old Shefali from Haryana proved her mettle by scoring 96 and 63 in her debut Test against England.
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Mithali said on the eve of the first ODI against England, “There will be times when she will give us a great start. We want him to continue doing this. Although she is still a child and will learn with experience, she will also learn how to make an innings. I encourage him to play the way he is comfortable playing. He should bat in his style.” The Indian captain said, “Even if we lose wickets in the beginning, we have experienced batsmen to handle the innings in the middle order. If we get off to a good start, we will carry on that momentum. We have the depth in the batting to do that.” The 38-year-old veteran said the performance in the one-off Test against England has boosted the team’s confidence.
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England will benefit from home conditions, but the experience of playing in the English league will help the Indian team in the series. “We are really positive about the preparations for the World Cup. The way the girls performed for the Test draw has boosted the confidence of the entire team. England are a very good team, one of the best in the world.” He said, “They will have the advantage of playing in home conditions. But we have players who have played leagues here in England, we will take information from them and that will help us do well.” India suffered a 1-4 loss in the home series against South Africa in March. And the captain wants the team to return to winning ways keeping the World Cup in New Zealand in mind. He said, “In New Zealand there is a strong wind from England. I wouldn’t say the conditions will be the same but the wickets there are more or less better. Last time we played there, it was a good one-day series. Our preparation has already started, when we go into the series we are always looking to win.
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