The women of South Africa defeated the women of India by eight wickets in the first ODI.© Twitter
Indian women's ODI team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur said on Saturday that the team lacked match practice and had time to get back into rhythm after being away from international cricket for a year due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Will be required. Playing their first international match in 12 months, the Indian women's team suffered an eight-wicket defeat in the first ODI at the hands of South Africa to beat the five-match series 0–1. Kaur said, “We did not get any international cricket for a year. Apart from three IPL games we did not get much time to work as a unit. As a team you have to spend time and for any series. Needs to be prepared, ”Kaur said. Press conference after the match.
“Nowadays everyone is looking for a big total, every game we want to score more than 250 but for that you need some time and matches.
“We built a rhythm over the years but we will need time to create that rhythm and the next game,” Kaur said.
The Indian team last played on 8 March last year when they lost to Australia in the final of the t20 World Cup.
Additionally, he got the net just two days before the series, making it difficult for the players to get the best of the word, appearing to contend with India's bat, who were on nine wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. It was 177 runs.
The 31-year-old admitted that his side was guilty of throwing his wickets and lacked their partnership with both bat and ball.
He said, “When you are playing after a long time there are chances that you can fall but they bowled well and we threw our wickets. As a bowling unit, there was no partnership, you got a partnership. The need is whether it is bowling or batting. “
“Today I felt that our bowling was not even up to the mark. Our spinners are good but it can happen if you are playing after a long time, sometimes things may not be in your favor. We have a bad today The day was, whatever we were doing., We could not execute it. “
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