After several quarantines in India and Great Britain, the roster led by Mithali Raj got little over a week of preparation for it is first red ball game since November 2014. Mithali was among the seven current players, who were a part of this victorious team against South Africa in Mysuru.
While experienced players like the skipper, her deputy Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami did not play red ball cricket at all in recently times, it’s going to be an evening tougher test for the younger lot who don’t come play first-Class matches in domestic cricket.
not as men’s squad who played within the squad games in Southampton ahead of the WTC final, the women just prepared in the nets what could harm them in die four days game.
Harmanpreet has already admitted they had limited time to get ready for the one-off Test but said India go in die game “Mentally prepared” to have received something valuable Advice from men’s team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.
There is a good chance that 17-year-old batting Sensation Shafali Verma opens in the game next to Smriti Mandhana. she goes in die game with no luggage and could well a big Effect at the top of die Order. The experienced trio of Mithali, Harmanpreet and Punam Raut are expected to be die do work in what will be challenging conditions.
There could be a respite in store for die Doughs with England chooses Kookaburra over Dukes ball, what does more, for the game as die home team builds up to the ash test against Australia. It also remains to see if veteran Pacemakers Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey could bowl long spells without having done it for a long time.
The weirdo who had an unforgettable time around home in die limited over series against South Africa would itch to make amends. The visitors can surely get their hearts out past record in England, where they didn’t lose in eight games, to have won two out of You.
England star All-rounder and newly appointed screwdriver captain Nat Sciver is one of the six Team members who played in you last exam match against India back in August 2014. The tourists had won The game in Wormsley from six wickets.
Squad: India: Mithali Raj (captain), Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur (Vicecaptain), Punam Raut, Priya Punia, Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana, Taniya Bhatia (wicket-keeper), Indrani Roy, Jhulan Goswami, Shikha Pandey, Pooja Vastrakar, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav, Ekta Bisht, Radha Yadav.
England: Heather knight (captain), Emily Arlott, Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver (Vicecaptain), Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield-Hill.
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