India women’s team left for Sri Lanka to play three ODIs and 3 T20I. 1st game of the tour (T20I) is set to be in played in Dambulla, Sri Lanka on June 23, 2022. Long serving India women captain Mithali Raj took retirement from international cricket so Harmanpreet kaur has been given the responsibility of leading the side in ODIs, She has been captaining the T20I side for quite some time now.
Before leaving for Sri Lanka, In a virtual-press conference Captain Harmanpreet said, “We are working hard on our team, we have great combinations. And for us, it is a good tour to start, because first-time we are going to play without our seniors and a great opportunity for all of us to build a team.”
“We are trying to do little-little things, where we worked in this camp and we are having a vision, so we will look for that,” She added.
“If we talk about our bowling unit, this is the time they are getting responsibility and this tour will be an ideal platform for them to perform where they can take charge and bowl full quota.
She also talked about Mithali Raj who retired from cricket couple of weeks ago and said we are going to miss her in the dressing room.
“Well, as we all know, she has done great for women’s cricket and I don’t think anyone can fill this place. If you talk about Mithali Di, I don’t think there is anyone who can take her place and we will always miss her in our dressing rooms and the things she has done so far,” she said.
India’s Tour Of Sri Lanka 2022:
First T20I: Dambulla, June 23
Second T20I: Dambulla, June 25
Third T20I: Dambulla, June 27
First ODI: Pallekele, July 1
Second ODI: Pallekele, July 4
Third ODI: Pallekele, July 7