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After India’s side lost the third Twenty20 International against Australia and fell behind 1-2 in the five-match series, skipper Harmanpreet Kaur claimed that her squad is seriously lacking a bowling coach.
India are sorely lacking a bowling coach, according to captain Harmanpreet Kaur.
After India’s squad lost the third T20I against Australia and gave up a 1-2 lead in the five-match series, captain Harmanpreet Kaur claimed that her team is seriously lacking a bowling coach. However, the captain is happy with the way the bowlers are assuming control of the situation and stepping up. Ramesh Powar was transferred to the National Cricket Academy (NCA), and two months prior to the T20 World Cup in South Africa, Hrishikesh Kanitkar was designated the team’s batting coach. As a result, India does not currently have a full-time bowling coach.
The team’s preparation for the T20 championship includes against Australia. Wednesday’s third game was a 21-run loss for India, who had won the second T20 by Super Over.
When asked about the lack of a bowling coach, Harmanpreet responded, “I know we are clearly missing a bowling coach, but our bowlers are taking charge.”
“They attend the meetings as attendees. They bear complete responsibility, and today, all of the plans and the driving were done by them; I only assisted them in the middle.” In each of the previous three T20 matches, India gave up more than 170 runs.
The team’s difficulties have only been exacerbated by Pooja Vastrakar’s injury before to the Australia series.
“Pooja is undoubtedly (missed). You need a medium pacer on these tracks, “said Harmanpreet.
“It is unquestionably easier for opposition hitters to settle when you bowl back-to-back spin bowling. Due to her knowledge of bowling in death overs, Pooja is clearly missed. Meghna wasn’t successful when we tried her in the first two games.” Renuka Singh, who has participated in 30 international games since making her debut a little over a year ago, is in charge of the pace attack in place of Pooja.
“Due to her success over the previous six and a half to seven months and her positive outcomes, Renuka has experience. She takes the lead whenever we make preparations for speed bowlers, and our video analysts provide us with a wealth of data “said Harmanpreet.
“In terms of spin bowlers, players like Deepti, Radha, and Rajeshwari have all played a significant amount of T20 cricket. Despite being a new member of the team, Devika (Vaidya) has experience playing international cricket and has done extensive research on the game.” Anjali Sarvani, a left-arm pacer, made her debut for India during the series. After failing to take any wickets in the first two T20 games, she picked up two in the third T20.
With Sarvani and Renuka bowling together, Australia only managed to reach 26 for 2 in the first four overs.
“Renuka and Anjali’s bowling performance during the powerplay in particular (was commendable). They were bowling as planned while swinging the ball. The batsmen weren’t getting free runs, “India’s captain stated.
This Saturday is the fourth T20 match.