Amy Strathwaite believes the White Fans are ready to meet the world champions in their five-match ODI series.
The New Zealand women’s team will begin their series against England in Bristol on Friday morning (NZ Time). The vice-captains will be pleased with how the team has progressed for the World Cup in New Zealand in March. Of
The visitors lost the three-match T20 series 2-1 against England, missing out on a series win at Taunton last Friday, but the experienced left-arm batsman and off-spin bowler said he had made significant progress in the team. Have seen
“I think it’s great to see the role that this group has played and the way we’ve built it as a group, the work that we’ve put in over the winter, and I think we Got more confidence going to ODI series.
“I think there have been some positive things with both the bat and the ball, and even on the field,” said Strathwaite.
“We’ve been talking about the World Cup for a long time – especially when it was delayed by 12 months. We are excited to be at his house and to be able to have some good cricket in front of our home crowd and in our home conditions.
“And what better way to start your preparation for the next seven to eight months playing against the number one team in this format and try yourself and see where we are.”
The White Frans have been without star league spinner Amelia Kerr, Seymour Rosary Meyer and off-spinner Frankie Mackay on the tour, while Pacer bowler Leah Tahoe She did not play in the T20 series as she recovered from a foot injury.
“We have some important people missing right now and I think they’ve created some great opportunities – and when people have those opportunities, they really move on,” Strathwaite said of the bowling department. “
“Playing in front of a decent crowd and at the same time increasing the pressure – I think the way people responded was fantastic.
“The good news for me is that the way we competed in the T20 format – I think it gives us a lot of confidence and I think we can take a lot of that in the 50-over format. While we know they are a good thing, we know that hopefully we will bring our best cricket and really push them as far as we can.
According to captain Heather Knight and coach Lisa Ketley, the hosts are likely to tour the team for the series.
“It’s a very busy schedule and we need to work hard at it so that the players are in the best position to go through it, and we may have to arrange a group to do that,” said Ketley. ۔ ” .
Danny White has been recalled to the England ODI squad after not playing against India earlier this season. She was the third highest run scorer in the T20 series against New Zealand with 84 runs at an average of 28.00 and a strike rate of 140.
Kate Cross and Lauren Onefield Hill are also in the ODI squad after not being part of the T20 series, while pacer Anya Sherbasol could miss the opening game after spraining her ankle before deciding the T20.