India womens batting coach Shiv Sunder Das has backed opener Smriti Mandhana to get massive runs forward of the second ODI in opposition to Australia on Friday. Smriti was dismissed for 10 within the tour match and made simply 16 in Indias nine-wicket loss to Australia on Tuesday.
Her position on the high of the order turns into extra vital after Das confirmed that Harmanpreet Kaur will not be obtainable for the second ODI attributable to thumb harm.
“I had a one-to-one chat with her (Mandhana) and in the last two sessions we have worked hard in the nets. We have addressed a few issues and, as she is a world-class player, and we are backing her ability to get runs for us. Definitely we will see the difference in tomorrow’s game,” stated Das in a digital press convention on Thursday.
Das talked about that the Indian crew has been engaged on some areas equivalent to working between the wickets within the center overs to scoring extra within the first ten overs of the innings.
“The first ten overs we have addressed the issue. In the middle overs, the running between the wickets is an area we are still working on. It is a work in progress. We have a few young batters on our side. It is a good side and you have to give them some time. Once they get used to the conditions, they will definitely fire.”
Das was assured of Smriti and Shafali Verma giving India begin with the bat within the second ODI. “I had a one-to-one chat with them (gamers) and, within the nets, we have now tried just a few issues.
“It is about how individuals react to the game. We have Shafali Verma and Smriti at the start of the innings, so basically we are looking at a good start. I am very positive as a batting coach that they will start well. If we get 60-70 runs in the first 10 overs, we can carry that momentum into the middle overs,” concluded Das.