The dismissal of Charlie Dean wasn’t planned, but we had noticed she was taking undue advantage: Harmanpreet Kaur.
It has been more than seven days since India’s women’s cricket team won against England, completing a series sweep in the third and final ODI. But the controversy about Deepti Sharma running Charlie Dean out is still ongoing. After their return to India earlier in the week, Deepti stated that Dean had received numerous warnings, a claim England captain Heather Knight disagreed with. But India captain
Harmanpreet Kaur wants the friction to end and concentrate on the future. Harmanpreet stated they noticed in the last couple of games that she was taking long strides outside the crease resulting in undue advantage. He admitted they discussed everything Charlie Dean did, but it was not in the team’s plans to dismiss her.
Harmanpreet revealed everyone was out to win and acknowledged that this was the driving force, the need to win at any cost, but it was important they do it within the books, and their actions was within the rules. He summed up his statement by saying they wanted to concentrate on the future.
India won its first game on Saturday against Srilanka by 41 runs. Shefali Verma has had a dip in form in the last few weeks. Harmanpreet still stood by her young teammate by stating she was doing well at the nets, and when looking at her performance, there are times one plays well, but every player goes to a match and wants to win. She said she looked good; it was only a matter of time before she got back in form since she always worked hard.
Harmanpreet acknowledged that it was a great platform to express oneself while playing free cricket. One did not have too much pressure, and the team would give her enough match time to ensure she could regain her confidence.
The Indian team has not had much success in recent times in the T20 format. At the continental level, they are sure to start as one of the favorites. Harmanpreet, who has had a wonderful time, believes is responsible for the team and has influenced her character. Charlie Dean revealed that since she started playing cricket, she has enjoyed taking up responsibilities. Charlie Dean revealed that leading the team was her most immense responsibility, and she enjoyed it. She revealed everyone was working together, and this helped get good results. Charlie stated she was getting the support she needed and focused on performance. She told her teammates they had her backing and needed to go and express themselves.
India seems to continue with its momentum after the ODI series sweep in England. Harmanpreet revealed that they wanted to play good cricket when they traveled to England and did not pressure themselves that they needed to win. Their practice sessions were calculative, and they planned how they would play a good game. The captain revealed they were not surprised by the results since they knew if they worked according to plan, the results would be good.
The team considers the Asia Cup an opportunity for young talents to play, and the team looks strong with Jemimah Rodrigues back on the team. Charlie Dean revealed they would play many T20s in the subsequent months since the T20 World Cup is almost, and they want to engage in more games in the format to ensure they win many matches. Harmanpreet said, “The players who have not got enough chances can also get more match time before the World Cup. Jemi is back, and she batted in the nets today. She is fit and looking absolutely fine.”