India skipper Mithali Raj on Saturday confirmed that Harmanpreet Kaur will function her deputy within the upcoming Ladies’s 50-over World Cup.
Within the final two ODIs in opposition to New Zealand, Deepti Sharma donned the hat of vice-captain. Harmanpreet didn’t play the fourth ODI, whereas she did make a comeback within the ultimate ODI, Deepti stayed on because the vice-captain.
“Deepti being picked because the vice-captain for the final two ODIs was the selection of the selectors and the BCCI. Harmanpreet is the vice-captain for the World Cup,” mentioned Mithali throughout a digital press convention.
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The Ladies’s World Cup might be performed in New Zealand from March 4-April 3. India will play their first match of the match on March 6 in opposition to Pakistan.
Along with her huge expertise at World Cups, the India captain has additionally been passing on her knowledge to these set to make their debut.
“The one recommendation I’d inform the younger gamers is to benefit from the huge stage as a result of if you happen to pile up the stress you is probably not enjoying the very best that the crew and you’ll need to do within the World Cup,” she added.
“The batting division has come collectively, the bowling unit has taken a little bit of time, we didn’t have a camp in India due to the rising COVID-19 instances, so this sequence in opposition to New Zealand was vital when it comes to preparation for the World Cup,” she added.
India had final suffered a 1-Four sequence defeat in opposition to New Zealand within the five-match ODI sequence.