We need to improve and consider what we should do in the last game: Harmanpreet Kaur. Kaur’s remarks came after India lost the second T20I match against Australia, tying the series 1-1 with one match remaining.
The Indian women’s cricket team suffered a blow in a low-scoring thriller at the DY Patil Stadium. Falling to Australia by six wickets in the second T20I, squaring the series at 1-1.
India batted first and achieved a total of 130/8, with Deepti Sharma contributing 31. Despite her efforts with both the bat and the ball. Including a good session that yielded two wickets. India’s total fell short against a powerful Australian team.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur recognized during the post-match presentation that the posted score insufficient. Underlining the need for stronger fielding efforts.
“The score was not enough on the board but our bowlers did really well and we took the game to the 19th over. But the way we field filled with errors and we have to think about the areas we want to improve. ” Harman quoted as saying by India Today.
Harmanpreet lamented the loss of wickets while applauding Australia’s impressive bowling effort. Despite the defeat, she remained positive about her chances of improving in the final game.
“When we were in the middle. We were thinking 150 would be a good total but we kept losing wickets and few overs were bowl really well by Australia. Yeah we need to improve and think what we need to do in the final game. ” Harmanpreet said.
Earlier, India’s fielding errors exacerbated their problems, creating lost opportunities for the Australian hitters. Ellyse Perry, playing in her 300th international game, batted undefeated for 34 runs, propelling Australia to victory. With a rapid 18 not out, Phoebe Litchfield also played an important part, including two significant fours in the last over that basically sealed the game for Australia.
This young Indian side is looking very positive: Harmanpreet Kaur
Despite the defeat, Harmanpreet Kaur praised the young Indian team’s upbeat attitude, expressing faith in their further growth.
“[While bowling], we were getting those opportunities and taking wickets in the middle, which was a plus.” Things might have been different if Shreyanaka had hit the winning run in the 19th over, but these close games assist to discover areas for improvement.”
“We’ve played these games a lot of times, but this time we have a few new faces, this young side is looking very positive and I’m sure they will keep improving,” she said, emphasizing the team’s resilience and growth potential.