New experiences awaiting the India vs. West Indies series
The air of India vs. West Indies Women`s series will soon dominate the environment of Female Cricket but this time there is something unusual in the box for all fans. The series is coming up in this month of November regarding to which the squad was announced and to everyone’s surprise new names were seen in it. A move made by the selectors can either pave the way to victory by introducing some unexpected performances or can leave us to face the defeat at the hands of lack of experience. Although we have some sufficiently talented hands in this new squad that will contribute to the team effort led by the announced T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur for this series to come. West Indies will play India in a three-ODI series which will be played at Vijaywada from November 10 to 22. While we prepare ourselves for this exciting series to come let us take a look at what the selectors found impressing about these new ones which led them to the new experience they can`t wait to embrace. Below given is the information about the few players who made it to the team.
She is the first Vidarbha women cricketer to represent the country. Also having a liking for volleyball this right-handed batter made her ODI debut at the India vs. Ireland Women at Loughborough in June 2012. She is also a right-arm medium bowler. She made her T20 debut at England vs. India Women at Canterbury in June 2012. She has also received an award for being the best Junior cricketer of 2010-11 season. She recently concluded the Senior Women`s by scoring 225 runs bagging the third position on the list of highest run getters.
Maharashtra`s all-rounder with a left hand batting and leg break googly bowling style, this cricketer was selected for South Africa tour of India where she made her T20 debut at Banglore in November,2014. She has also been awarded as the best woman Junior cricketer 2014-15. Her relationship with cricket roots back from the tender age of 13 when she played her first game for her state. It`s difficult to find a lag spinner like her in women`s cricket. She is the seventh in the list with 195 runs in six innings.
This all-rounder from Bengal plays for her state. She was included in the squad for India Red team which won the Challenger Trophy. She had clinched two top order wickets in the same season earning a lot of appreciation. She is a right-hand batter and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. Sukanya has already showcased her talent in the zonal women cricket team. She has been playing in Senior team from the last three years.
She is a part of the Andhra Pradesh team for Women cricket. She has a right-hand batting and a right-arm medium bowling style. Over the years playing for her team she has gained a lot of experience in bowling maidens and also has considerate amount of skills at batting. She has also been a part-time opener in some of the matches.
Madhya Pradesh`s right-hand batter will be replacing SushmaVerma after the conclusion of the ODI leg of the West Indies series. She offered an impressive show of talent for India Green at the Challengers Trophy. She has been the vice-captain for central zone for U-19 Women`s for her team in 2012-13. She is known for her excellent skills at wicket keeping.
She belongs to the state of Haryana. Being a dominant right-arm off break bowler she is also trained at left-hand batting style. She plays for Haryana women`s cricket team in domestic matches. She made her debut in ODI against Sri Lanka in 2016 where she took two wickets in the match.Off-spinner Preeti Bose had taken five for 43 paving victory for India Blue in the final of Senior Women`s Challenger Trophy.
She is a part of the Haryana Women`s team for cricket. She is a right-hand batter and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. She had started the training for cricket from the young age of seven. She`s been playing for Haryana in domestic matches since the last five years. She has played for India Blue for Challengers Trophy. She is going to make her first international debut in the coming series this month.
This was an overall note of the skills the new faces have to showcase in the team. There will be many points to be added above since stepping up to the Indian team isn’t a small thing. It is a platform where skills and spirits are exhibited and history is written with every ball. Best of luck for the new experiences which lie days away from being unfolded.