The Indian group is filled with plenty of top-order batters and the brand new all-format captain Harmanpreet Kaur says all will get an opportunity to point out their price within the T20 collection in opposition to Sri Lanka, beginning Thursday.
Elegant left-hander Smriti Mandhana, explosive Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana and Yastika Bhatia are all top-order batters in India’s 15-player squad.
Within the absence of Smriti, it was Shafali and Yastika, who opened the batting in opposition to New Zealand in February.
“We do have many high order batters, together with three to 4 of them, who can play as openers. However, in terms of this group, everybody could have alternative to showcase their expertise,” Harmanpreet stated on the eve of the series-opener.
“All of us are representing our nation and no matter alternative would possibly come sooner or later, we should make one of the best use of it. We’ve got many batters who can play at any place. We’ll attempt to give everybody the house to bat the place they really feel snug,” she added.
Harmanpreet additionally backed gifted all-rounder Jemimah Rodrigues, who was not included within the final ODI World Cup squad, however has now made a return to the facet for the collection in opposition to Sri Lanka.
“Jemimah is really an skilled participant. She will certainly play a vital function within the T20 collection,” Harmanpreet stated.
The skipper admitted that whereas it’s not doable to provide everybody an equal alternative on a regular basis, however, it’s her accountability to speak to each one to seek out out the proper group mixture for large tournaments.
“I’ll make sure that everybody has sufficient probabilities to arrange. In the event you have a look at Jemimah’s case, she all the time grabs no matter alternatives come her manner. Equally, it’s crucial to maintain speaking to different gamers and discover out the best mixture for big-ticket occasions just like the Commonwealth Video games,” she remarked.
There isn’t any readability if the collection can be broadcast stay. Nonetheless, as issues stand , the primary match will probably be proven stay on Sri Lanka Cricket’s official YouTube channel.