Healy can be really examined in opposition to India, whose batting dynamo Smriti Mandhana declared on Sunday that her aspect holds no fears in opposition to the host nation.
“We’ve got a really hard test first up,” Lanning stated. “It’s a very short, sharp tournament so you can’t really take your foot off the pedal at all.”
Regardless of taking out the tri-series, the Australian squad actually felt the warmth and managed simply 11 runs forward of India to elevate the silverware.
“We hadn’t played a lot of cricket together coming into that tri-series,” Lanning stated. “India and England and they really tested us and put us under pressure.”
Days after India reached the ultimate in opposition to England within the ODI World Cup in 2017, Kaur’s dad and mom have been inundated for days with cricket followers dropping by the household house to move on their nicely needs and thanks to Harmanpreet.
“I was very surprised … [my parents] didn’t even tell me because they thought I would feel pressure from people sitting at home and watching the game,” Kaur stated. “If we win the World Cup it’s going to be very big for us, it’s what everyone at home is hoping for, this great win.”
In the meantime, South Africa captain Dane van Nieker stated she hoped to replicate her nation’s potential to overcome the percentages after the Springboks received the Rugby World Cup final 12 months.
“I don’t mind the underdog tag but I think we’ve got a pool of players now that have been playing for 10 years, so it’s time we actually stand up a bit,” Van Niekerk stated. “Nelson Mandela said that sport can unite a nation, and that’s pretty much what us South African sportspeople try and do. If we do something special like Siya [Kolisi] and the Springboks, it’s a dream come true.”
Sarah is a journalist for The Sydney Morning Herald.