Up to date: Oct 08, 2019 23:48 IST
Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], Oct 8 (ANI): Forward of the primary One Day Worldwide (ODI) towards South Africa, India skipper Mithali Raj mentioned that the three-match collection between the 2 groups goes to be ‘very aggressive’.
“There have been excessive scoring matches right here and this ODI collection can also be going to be very aggressive,” Raj mentioned within the pre-match press convention.
Raj additionally acknowledged that the matches needs to be excessive scoring if one-day cricket is to be promoted in India.
“If girls’s one-day cricket is to be promoted in India, the matches needs to be excessive scoring,” she added.
Forward of the collection, India suffered a significant blow as Smriti Mandhana was dominated out of the collection as a result of a fracture in her proper toe.
The pinnacle coach Woorkeri Raman mentioned that the severity of the harm isn’t but recognized.
“The decision will probably be taken after evaluation by the physios within the NCA and we’ll take it because it comes alongside. It is troublesome to repair a timeline straight away. She nonetheless must get an MRI performed, for that the swelling has to scale back. So as soon as that’s performed, an evaluation will probably be performed by the pinnacle physio at NCA,” Raman mentioned.
India and South Africa will tackle one another for the primary ODI on October 9. (ANI)