Pink ball Take a look at shall be well-contested affair because of India’s robust batting line-up, says Australia’s Ellyse Perry
Melbourne: Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry reckons the presence of skilful batters within the Indian girls’s crew will make the pink ball Take a look at a well-contested affair regardless of the situations at Perth being extra suited to the hosts.
The 2 sides are set to play a day-night Take a look at from 30 September to three October in Perth as a part of India’s tour Down Underneath. The historic fixture would be the Indian girls’s crew’s first pink ball sport.
“It is a completely great venue for a girls’s Take a look at. The pitch gives that little bit of additional tempo and bounce, the ball carries by means of very well, there’s a bit of little bit of sideways motion,” Perry was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“That is actually in (our) favour our situations and the Australian fashion of cricket however having stated that, wanting on the Indian crew, a few of the abilities of their gamers, significantly their batters, it should be a extremely well-contested Take a look at match and an excellent alternative for either side.”
The Indian crew is armed with some high quality batswoman within the type of T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, swashbuckling opener Smriti Mandhana and ODI skipper Mithali Raj.
Whereas the WACA is understood to assist pacers, the 30-year-old stated the important thing shall be to choose a balanced facet, one thing which has led to the crew’s success in recent times.
“(Taking part in 4 quick bowlers) could be actually depending on the situations and the way the wicket presents on the time however one of many nice issues concerning the group and the way in which it is evolving is there are some great gamers coming by means of,” Perry stated.
“Definitely, some nice younger quicks however I believe equally our spin shares are simply as thrilling. Georgia (Wareham) and Sophie (Molineux) and Ash (Gardner) has additionally been bowling very well within the final six months or so.
“There are some nice choices there and one of many strengths within the final little bit is simply how balanced our facet is throughout the board.”
The Indian girls’s crew, which can play its first red-ball match in seven years from June 16 in England, final performed a Take a look at towards Australia in 2006.
The pink ball Take a look at between India and Australia shall be solely the second such match to be held within the historical past of girls’s cricket.
The 2 groups are additionally scheduled to play three ODIs from 19 to 24 September and as many T20 Worldwide matches from 7 to 11 October.
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