India vs South Africa: Staff missing match observe, will want time to construct rhythm, says Harmanpreet Kaur

India vs South Africa: Staff missing match observe, will want time to construct rhythm, says Harmanpreet Kaur

Lucknow: Indian girls’s ODI vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Saturday mentioned the crew was missing match observe and can want time to get again into rhythm after being away from worldwide cricket for a yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking part in their first worldwide match in 12 months, the Indian girls’s crew suffered an eight-wicket loss within the first ODI by the hands of South Africa to path the five-match sequence 0-1.

“We did not get any worldwide cricket for a yr. Other than three IPL video games, we did not get a lot time to work as a unit. As a crew you should spend time and prepare for any sequence,” Kaur mentioned on the post-match press convention.

File image of Harmanpreet Kaur. AFP

File picture of Harmanpreet Kaur. AFP

“These days everyone is in search of an enormous whole, each recreation we need to rating greater than 250 however for that you just want a while and matches.

“Previously few years we had constructed a rhythm however we are going to want time to create that rhythm and subsequent recreation we are going to attempt to do this as a unit,” added Kaur, who was enjoying her a hundredth ODI.

The Indian crew final performed on 8 March final yr once they misplaced to Australia within the T20 World Cup remaining.

Moreover, they obtained solely two days of nets earlier than the sequence, making it harder for the gamers to be at their greatest from the phrase go which was seen as India struggled with the bat, managing 177 for 9 within the designated 50 overs.

The 31-year-old conceded that her aspect was responsible of throwing away their wickets and lacked partnerships with each bat and ball.

“If you find yourself enjoying after a very long time there are probabilities had been you’ll be able to collapse however they bowled effectively and we threw our wickets. As a bowling unit, there have been no partnership, you want partnership whether or not it’s bowling or batting,” she mentioned.

“At the moment I felt our bowling was additionally not upto the mark, our spinners are good however it will possibly occur if you’re enjoying after a very long time, typically issues can’t be in your favour. We had a foul day right this moment, no matter we had been doing, we could not execute it.”

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