Australia’s world-cup profitable captain Meg Lanning stays hopeful that the ladies’s ODI International Cup will cross forward as deliberate subsequent yr and is assured that their preparation for the big-ticket match is probably not affected because of the coronavirus-forced smash.
The 50-over International Cup is scheduled to be held in New Zealand in February-March subsequent yr however with the COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on world tournaments such because the T20 males’s International Cup, there are speculations that it might have a domino impact at the girls’s match.
“At this degree, we look forward to the International Cup to move forward as scheduled (early subsequent yr) however have to attend and spot how that performs out. Now we have were given a plan in position for what it seems like but additionally absolutely working out issues can exchange lovely fast,” Lanning advised cricket.Com.Au.
“The crowd we now have were given, we now have performed a large number of cricket in combination over a protracted time period and if it (the coronavirus) method we now have most effective were given a little while to arrange and get able (for the International Cup), I have were given indisputably we will be capable of do this. We will be able to move.”
Girls’s cricket were given a significant fillip when Lanning led Australia to their 5th name, beating India via 85 runs within the T20 International Cup ultimate in entrance of a packed 86,000 spectators on the iconic MCG.
It was once the final top-tier match to be held earlier than the worldwide well being disaster halted all cricket actions international.
Lanning stated the compelled smash because of the COVID-19 pandemic is not going to impact the recognition and momentum which girls’s cricket won put up this yr’s T20 International Cup in March.
“I do not believe it’s going to (coronavirus) be an enormous have an effect on,” she stated.
“Fortunately for us, it was once in reality the final massive match that were given performed. It is kind of the final one in everybody’s recollections and it was once one of these nice match. Optimistically, it is not all misplaced.”
The 28-year-old batswoman stated she is these days taking part in the day without work from cricket and dealing against her Stage three training badge, but even so beginning a industry stage.
“Timing-wise coming off the International Cup it was once now not too unhealthy. I have loved the smash and the danger to spend a while at house and do all of the customary belongings you put out of your mind about when away on excursion,” Lanning stated.
“I have never hit a cricket ball in 8 weeks. It is been some time, and I used to be taking a look ahead to that smash after the International Cup. I have been exercising a good bit to stay me sane however it is great to get again into coaching now.”