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BREAKING: India women vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur says ‘171 was the standard I set for myself’ | Cricket News

Indian women’s team leader and all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur has gone through a rough patch with willow even at ODI Cricket. Harmanpreet’s rough patch drew criticism from former Indian captain Diana Edulji as well.

In fact, last century Harmanpreet was surprisingly 171 not out in the 2017 ICC World Cup semifinal against Australia. His critics believe that Harmanpreet has been reaping the benefits of that attraction to this day.

“People talk about me 171. This is a policy I set for myself. But that is always why my 40s and 50s I have gone unnoticed. I always believe that whatever works I do score, they should be important to the team, ”Harmanpreet said during a virtual media conference on Thursday (March 2nd).

India will launch their campaign at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 against Pakistan’s neighbors and rivals on Sunday (March 6). Since 2017, Harmanpreet has averaged 21.66, 38, 32.66 and 24 (in 2022 to date) but has managed to find some form after scoring 63 in the ODI final against New Zealand and 104 in the heatwave. against South Africa.

“There have been many ups and downs in my life over the last few years. The last couple of innings for me has been special. They have given me so much courage to go to the World Cup, ”said the 32-year-old.

“Sometimes when things don’t work out for you then most people talk to you. I have a lot of hope for myself and the people around me are very supportive of me at this time, ”he added.

Last year, Harmanpreet Kaur became the first Indian cricket to be named the Big Bash League Women’s Player (WBBL) Player of the Tournament – scoring 399 runs at an average of 66.5 with a strike of 135.25.

Munda Bavaria is an athletics expert who travels with the Indian team on a two-month tour of New Zealand with two semesters and the ICC ODI World Cup 2022. “All the World Cup we have been playing since I was my first in 2009, we have managed to show some progress. It is good that we started seeing some cities in the last three games. I talk to Munda (play psychologist) and head coach (Ramesh Powar) regularly before matching all of which gives me clear ideas which I have tried to keep in my mind, ”Harmanpreet said.

Asked about his favorite batting mode in World Cup, Harmanpreet said, “I have more comfortable batting at No. 4 than 5. But I know that during the World Cup I will be batting at No. 1 spot.

Harmanpreet was an integral part of the team when India finished runners-up to England in the 2017 ODI World Cup and will be looking to create history and go better this year.

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