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Time Running Out For Harmanpreet Kaur The Leading Batswoman

Harmanpreet Kaur's poor form continued as she could make only one off two balls in the first T20 International against England on Friday night. India's limited overs skipper has failed to get

By IANS News July 10, 2021 • 21:14 PM View: 1573

Former India batter and skipper Anjum Chopra wrote in a column for IANS on Saturday that she needed to come up with consistent performances. "Harmanpreet Kaur's knock of 171 not out in the 2017 ICC World Cup semi-final will be remembered for ages. But the team needs consistent performances from its members," she wrote.

While Harmanpreet had blamed injuries and Covid-19 for her poor form ahead of the first match as she hadn't been able to get sufficient match practice, on Saturday she hinted that the bio-bubble is taking a bit of a toll on not just her but the entire team.

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"If we would have got some outing, it would have been better, because switching on and off is very important. On a long tour, that is what we are missing a lot. [But] you have to accept what you have in front of you," she said.

Harmanpreet will, however, have to lead by example and get back into form soon enough if she has to retain her position as the leader of the group. Otherwise, there would be calls for her head.
 


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