Mithali Raj speaks after defeat towards England in ICC Women’s World Cup© AFP
After struggling a four-wicket loss towards England within the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup 2022, India skipper Mithali Raj spoke about how the group was slowed down by the dearth of partnerships and the bowling unit didn’t have sufficient runs on the board to play with . Batting first, Team India was bundled out for 134 and no batter was in a position to keep on the crease for an extended haul.
“We definitely didn’t have partnerships and it didn’t go our way despite getting what we wanted after losing the toss. When you lose you always think you are short on runs. Getting 200 could have had the match go either way. Every game we’ve done well as a fielding unit,” stated Mithali after the match towards England ended.
“It is a department where we have improved. We need to work very hard with our batting. It is an honor to play alongside Jhulan Goswami. It is difficult for any fast bowler to play at this level consistently,” she acknowledged additional.
With the bat, solely Smriti Mandhana and Richa Ghosh received going as they performed knocks of 35 and 33. Jhulan Goswami additionally performed a helpful cameo of 20 however it was not sufficient to assist Team India submit an affordable rating on the board.
England stored on dropping wickets at common intervals however skipper Heather Knight’s unbeaten knock of 53 helped the aspect go previous the ending line with 4 wickets in hand and 172 balls to spare.
India at the moment are on the third spot within the ICC Women’s World Cup factors desk with 6 factors from 4 video games. The Mithali-led aspect will now sq. off towards Australia on Saturday.
On the opposite hand, England have registered their first win of the match and hopes of reaching the semi-finals have acquired a recent enhance for the defending champions.
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