Harmanpreet Kaur conjured an aggressive fifty against South Africa in an ODI that took place in Kimberley. The veteran cricketer returned to form ahead of the 2022 World Cup with a half-century against New Zealand in the final ODI.
Harmanpreet Kaur on her regained confidence
Kaur thanked the people who helped her gain confidence when she had hit a rough patch. She stated that there were ups and downs but the century she got from the warm-up match gave her confidence. The innings against New Zealand were crucial for her. And it is important for her to maintain the form.
She also added that the expectation she keeps of herself is very high because Harmanpreet Kaur knows that it is important for her team. She said that she is aware that things are not always going to be in her favor.
The last two innings that gave Harmanpreet Kaur the confidence
Harmanpreet Kaur emphasized the last two innings that she played because of the confidence that it gave her. Her 171 from the spellbinding innings in the 2017 World Cup semi-final is something that is unforgettable. That really set the standards for her. However, she put her focus on contributing to the team’s success by playing according to the team’s needs.
She stated that the numbers are not the criteria with which she judges herself. What matters the most for her is being there whenever the team is in need of her. The duty should be delivered irrespective of the numbers that you score.
The numbers of Harmanpreet
The T20 skipper averages over 40 at the number 4 slot compared to under 27 at the 5th slot in the One Day Internationals. The legendary 171 came at the number 4th position. Harmanpreet Kaur, though, confirmed that she will get down at the 5th position. She will move according to the team’s requirements to match the situation and the role. The ODI skipper Mithali Raj will bat at the 4th position.