India captain Harmanpreet Kaur is happy about playing within the UAE for the primary time and is looking forward to return out of the long break and headline the Women’s T20 Challenge, to be held during the IPL in November.
The women’s exhibition games were confirmed by the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly last week. The Indian team has not played since T20 World Cup final in March.
The event will have three teams with four matches expected to be played between November 1-10.
“Yes definitely (I’m excited for the Women’s Challenge), because this is often our first tour to Dubai and that we haven’t played there before,” Harmanpreet said during a webinar on Wednesday.
Harmanpreet was named because the global brand ambassador of WTF Sports, which launched an app in India.
The T20 skipper isn’t perturbed by the conditions within the UAE. The event is additionally clashing with the Women’s Big Bash in Australia and it remains to be seen what percentage star foreign players happen within the UAE.
“I had questions like how the wickets would be. we’d like to play to our strengths because if you do not play to your strengths, then your natural game doesn’t begin ,” added Kaur, who has played 114 T20s and 99 ODIs.
According to Harmanpreet, the players would really like to form most of the chance .
“I hope that we grab the chance that we get and that we are equally excited for the women’s IPL (Challenge) just like the men’s IPL. I hope we play good cricket within the four games that we’ll get and entertain everybody,” added the dashing batter.
Harman also said that after an enormous break, it’s the mental strength which may be a key for any player.
Cricket within the country has come to a grinding halt since mid March thanks to outbreak of COVID19.