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What did Captain Kaur say after the defeat to Australia, told why Team India lost

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IND W vs AUS W: A three-match ODI series is being played between the Indian women’s team and the Australian women’s team. In the first match of this series, Team India had to face defeat at the hands of Australia. Australia won this match by 6 wickets. With the defeat in this match, Team India has trailed 0-1 in the series. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur looked disappointed after India’s defeat. He has also explained the reason behind the defeat.

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Indian women’s team captain Harmanpreet Kaur said after the six-wicket defeat to Australia in the first ODI here on Thursday that their fielding was not good and the team players need to play aggressive cricket. The Indian team scored 282 runs for eight wickets, thanks to Jemimah Rodrigues’ 82 runs and Pooja Vastrakar’s unbeaten 62 runs. But Australia achieved this target by scoring 285 runs for four wickets in 46.3 overs with half-centuries from Phoebe Litchfield (78 runs), Elise Perry (75 runs) and Tahlia McGrath (68 runs not out).

What did Harmanpreet Kaur say?

Indian fielders allowed Australian players to score runs as per their wish due to which the team easily achieved the target. Harmanpreet said after the match that we had made a challenging score. The bowlers did their job but our fielding was not good. After some time dew also fell but the bowlers did well by bowling into the stumps. She further said that but I was not happy with my fielding. Australia saved runs brilliantly. Pooja Vastrakar performed well. We need to back ourselves and play aggressive cricket.

Australian captain Alyssa Healy could not even open the account, she said that her batsmen were able to recover from the initial shock quickly and we want to perform accordingly. He said that the style of batting was excellent, we want to perform similarly. Our batsmen were able to read the pitch very well and were able to sense when the ball was slipping a bit. The players showed how we want to play.

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