England’s ladies’s crew captain Heather Knight has stated that India will likely be “very strong” and “hard to beat” of their upcoming engagements at dwelling as she gave her thumbs-up to the multi-format, points-based series.
Under the multi-format system for India’s tour, which options three ODIs and three T20Is after the one-off Test, groups will likely be awarded 4 factors for a win within the Test with two factors for a draw and one for no outcome. A win within the white-ball matches will likely be price two factors.
“We always want to put on a show, because we haven’t had fans in there for so long. India are a very strong side and naturally there will be a contest there and they’re going to be hard to beat so I guess that will hopefully be fun to watch,” Kinght was quoted as saying in Cribuzz.com.
The one-off Test in opposition to India, scheduled to be held from June 16-19, begins an essential summer time for Knight’s crew that has an Ashes series adopted by a World Cup title defence in New Zealand.
“Starting against India, a very strong side, a team that’s been really successful over the last few years and they’re going to be a really big test for us,” she stated.
“We’ve acquired an enormous 12 months subsequent 12 months and the beginning of that improvement and getting the women in the proper place, getting the crew in the proper place and getting the proper individuals in the proper positions goes to be actually clear in our preparations this summer time clearly going into subsequent 12 months.
“It is no secret that this Test is a huge part of our preparation going into the Ashes Test match away from home.”
With the ladies hardly ever taking part in Test cricket, it’s akin to entering into the unknown for each the groups, particularly India who final featured within the conventional format in 2014.
“This is the first game of the multi-format point system that we are going to be playing for this India series. We’re going to be doing as much as we can to win,” Knight stated.
“Sometimes it’s tough if you play Test cricket so hardly ever to know precisely what to do in that scenario, we haven’t been put usually in these conditions, we don’t play any multi-inning cricket domestically, we’re discovering our ft a bit bit as we go.
“We’ll always look to, if we can, if the opportunity is there to go out and win.”