Indian women’s cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana has said that the women’s team has improved a lot after the defeat to Australia in the T20 World Cup final. Mandhana said that the Indian women’s team will present a tough challenge to the hosts in the upcoming series against Australia.
The Indian women’s team is currently on a tour of Australia, where they have to play three ODIs, three T20s and one Test match. The only Test match will be played in Canberra from 30 September to 3 October. The last time the women’s teams of India and Australia met in the T20 World Cup final, in which Australia’s team won.
Indian team made up for its shortcomings during the break – Smriti Mandhana
However, Smriti Mandhana believes that the Indian team has become a much better team after that match and will present a tough challenge to the Australian team.
Talking to The Scoop podcast, he said, “The team has improved a lot since the T20 World Cup. There was a long gap due to the corona virus and during this time many players got a chance to understand their game that inside them Where is the lack?”
According to Smriti Mandhana, after the break due to Kovid, the Indian team is slowly catching its rhythm. He added, “All the players have worked hard on their fitness and skills. We are still getting into the rhythm of playing the matches. Hopefully the series will be good for the entire team.”
Let us tell you that some Indian players including Smriti Mandhana were recently seen playing in The Hundred tournament in England. By playing top level cricket, these players will definitely be in rhythm and would like to do well in the upcoming series. Smriti Mandhana herself would also like to do well for the Indian team in all three formats.