ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20: 3 things Harmanpreet Kaur-led India women need to do ahead of 2nd T20I

IND-W vs ENG-W: BCCI appreciates Indian women team's performance in second T20I
IND-W vs ENG-W: BCCI appreciates Indian women team's performance in second T20I

ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20: 3 things Harmanpreet Kaur-led India women need to do to level T20I series: Indian women did show some rustle during the first T20I in Northampton but England women had better-loaded guns. Though the rain-struck match directed the result in England’s favour, there are some tickers team India need to address ahead of the second clash in Hove on June 11.

ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20I: 3 things Harmanpreet Kaur-led India women need to do to level T20I series

Opening stand

Right throughout the series, India have struggled to gather a promising start and get the initial thrust. The fiasco was similar in the first match where Shafali Verma fell prey to Katherine Brunt’s slower ball right in the first over. Had India got off to a good start, the unforeseen weather gods could have turned the match in team India’s favour with the deployment of the DLS method. Thus, it is imperative to address this to up the chances.

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ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20: Bowling variation

Natalie Sciver and Amy Jones surely smashed bullets from their bats courtesy of their batting skills, but much has to be blamed on Indian bowling as well. Indian bowling unit offered little variations and didn’t see the deployment of Yorkers or arm bowling which was imperative to fox England batsman. Even the dismissals for England were successful owing to Team India’s superior fielding and not the bowling finesse.

ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20: Uneconomical bowling

Barring Shikha Pandey (Wkts-3, eco- 5.5, overs-4), who showed a different propensity with the ball, the rest of the bowling unit leaked a lot of runs. Right from building a 50-run stand to getting the big hits in the middle overs, the bowling unit has a big task to be addressed ahead of the second clash.

ENGW vs INDW 2nd T20I: 3 things Harmanpreet Kaur-led India women need to do to level T20I series

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