India women face Australia in Tri-Series opener as journey to 2018 WT20 begins: With the ICC Women’s World T20 is all set to launch on this November, every match which the team India will be playing is on the preparation spree for an upcoming mega event. The team India seems like will beat South Africa 3-1 in just now when the end match is regarded as the five-match T20I series in the Rainbow Nation, and on this Thursday, they have not anything short of an ascending task anyway.
Harmanpreet Kaur & Co faces the World No. 1 team Australia in its opening match of the T20I tri-series at the Brabourne Stadium on the last Thursday discussed the same.
This can be also featuring in the series are present ODI World Champions England, who beat the team India somehow in a theatrical and dramatic final of the tournament in 2017.
If this was not enough, India also suffered an embarrassing 3-0 whitewash in front of the team Australia in their ODI series which happened in Vadodara on Sunday.
The hosts are now keen to show common sense in their expedition to rebound back from that trouncing, but this can turn to be the better in all three departments — bowling, batting and fielding — but anyhow this can take some time.
At the period of their training session on the last Wednesday, people can sense that the team is now working towards their fielding.
The ODI skipper Mithali Raj and the batter Smriti Mandhana, in fastidious, were seen taking part in the fielding drills for at least 45 minutes for their two-hour long training gathering and session.
India received something dynamic from the veteran bowler Jhulan Goswami is being declared fit for this tournament also.
She became the victim of the heel injury in South Africa and had to leave the tour halfway, but the rapidity at which she was bowling throughout training display that she had clearly trounced her injury. The bowling department is also suffering from Australia and Goswami’s presence can bring some stability for the nation.
The Aussies, on the other side, will be setting a goal of resuming from where they left off the game. Skipper Meg Lanning scored around 75 in her three innings in Vadodara and now can convert her starts in order to achieve some big scores.
Alyssa Healy, the wicketkeeper, of Australia, scored an outstanding and increasing 133 in the final ODI, also poses a big threat to the team India anyway.
The team India fight back against spin in Vadodara with left-arm spinner Jess Jonassen is regarded as the pick of the bowlers, taking eight wickets in three games which are a big deal.
Amanda-Jade Wellington and Ashleigh Gardner too are in good form so the team India have to tackle them carefully.
Post the high of reaching the World Cup final in 2017, the joy of beating South Africa at home was something special which also bring disappointment of losing to Australia, this tri-series can be the litmus test for the whole national team.