Sydney: England captain Heather Knight mentioned that the staff has taken loads of classes from the current tri-series they performed in Australia towards the hosts and India going into the Girls’s T20 World Cup. The event is about to be held from February 21 to March 8.
Knight mentioned that the staff’s intention is to succeed in the semi-finals. England gained the inaugural version in 2009 and completed runners-up thrice since then. “We’ll be specializing in how we need to play our cricket and reaching these semi-finals. If we make these, then we’ll take it from there,” she mentioned in a column for the web site of the Worldwide Cricket Council.
“I believe we learnt an enormous quantity from the current Tri Collection. We had been put underneath stress in some actually tight video games, which is ideal preparation going right into a World Cup,” mentioned Knight.
England are the reigning 50-over World Cup champions and Knight mentioned that the present staff is totally different from the one which performed in 2017. “The publicity and noise is much like the 2017 event however the 50-over World Cup is a very long time in the past now. We’re a barely totally different staff, led by a special coach, and we have introduced in some new thrilling younger gamers who’ve carried out rather well main into this event,” she mentioned.
“The day after we misplaced the final T20 World Cup last to Australia within the West Indies in 2018, I sat down with our former Head Coach, Mark Robinson, and our then Assistant Coach Ali Maiden, and we ran via how we wished to strategy this event in Australia.
“When Lisa Keightley took over in January, it was clear her plans aligned with what we had checked out, and it has been actually thrilling to start out working alongside her.
“We have been actually particular with the gamers we wished out right here in Australia. We have loads of totally different match-winners and confirmed world-class gamers, but in addition just a few youthful ones too, who to this point have taken to worldwide cricket rather well. From 1-15, we have got a squad that may win video games of cricket,” mentioned Knight.