Credit to our bowlers, outfitters: Harmanpreet Kaur after India’s victory | Cricket News

EVOO: Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur praised her team’s exceptional efforts on the pitch following the series level victory over England in the second Women’s T20 International here on Sunday.
Defending a modest 148, India was in a tough spot, but the Spinners played extremely well and were backed by defensive players to narrow the hosts to 140 for eight.
“I will be paying tribute to our bowlers, their placement on the field was important and the deployment was exceptional,” said a happy Haramanpreet during the post-game presentation ceremony.
“We always want to win, this bubble is not that easy to adapt. We have to thank our support staff, keep us motivated.”
Harmanpreet said that each member of the team is aware of their role and it makes their job easier.
“A great effort from our whole team, everyone knows what to do and I’m really happy with the way we played. We got off to a really good start but for two-three overs we didn’t have a I had to go because we needed 150 on the board, ”she said.
England captain Heather Knight, the result was not what she would have liked to see after dominating the contest.
“We were very good for much of the game, the way we took it off with the ball was exceptional, showed character. Proud of the bowlers. But at 106-2 we shouldn’t lose,” said she declared.
“As a hitting group we have to be better, it was a good wicket, we have to take our singles and not put pressure on a lower order. Strong formation, but not ruthless. Must be better, should not. not lose those matches. ”
Knight said they will do whatever they can to claim the show. The decisive game of the series will be played on Wednesday at Chelmsford.
“We can’t lose the series but we desperately want to win it. Thanks to India, we took it until the last game, but we will be looking to win the series at Chelmsford,” she said.
Deepti Sharma, who scored a crucial 24-point unbeaten blow and also took a wicket, was named player of the game.
“When Harmanpreet and I were at bat, we were talking about going further. As a bowling unit, the plan was to throw point balls and play in partnership, reduce the limits,” he said. she declared.

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