India girls’s cricket crew captain Harmanpreet Kaur mentioned a Women’s IPL can be vastly useful for younger home cricketers within the nation to showcase their potential on the greatest stage, which in flip would profit the senior nationwide crew.
Harmanpreet Kaur’s feedback got here after India gained a silver medal in girls’s cricket, which made its debut on the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. India misplaced to Australia after dominating a lot of the thrilling remaining at Edgbaston on Sunday, August 7.
India girls’s cricket crew stars have been enjoying in abroad T20 leagues and the ladies’s T20 Challenge, a 3-team event that’s held alongside the full-fledged males’s IPL.
“I think women’s IPL can be a big turning point for us. Our players do get opportunities to play overseas leagues. I feel, domestic players will get a great platform I women’s IPL. We have talented women’s cricketers in the country but many of them don’t have the experience of the big stages. Women’s IPL will be a great pl atform for them,” Harmanpreet Kaur advised India Today.
Notably, the BCCI is all set to launch a full-fledged girls’s IPL in 2023. Board secretary Jay Shah, earlier this 12 months, mentioned that the BCCI is dedicated to launching a girls’s IPL subsequent 12 months.
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Meanwhile, Harmanpreet Kaur mentioned successful a silver within the Commonwealth Games is a giant achievement for the ladies’s cricket crew, including that dropping wickets at common intervals throughout the 162-run chase towards eventual champions Australia price them the Gold medal.
India had been on track to chase down the overall as they had been 118 for two within the fifteenth over when Harmanpreet (65) and Jemimah Rodrigues (33) had been concerned in a 96-run stand for the third wicket.
However, India slipped from 118 for two to 152-all out, agonisingly dropping one other massive remaining.
“The Silver medal is a big achievement. This is the first time we participated in the Commonwealth Games and it’s a big achievement,” she added.
“We created a situation from where we could have won the match but the last 4-5overs didn’t go the way we expected it to. But that’s the beauty of cricket – even if you think you’re in a good position, the game slips away from you. Today, it happened to us.
“Losing back-to-back wickets was the turning point. In that situation, if we had looked for singles and doubles other than looking for boundaries, we could have hit the big ones at the end with wickets in hand. We would have had less pressure. Runs came but we kept losing wickets at regular intervals,” Harmanpreet added.
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