Left Menu
Development News Edition

We read and handle situations better now: Bhatia

PTI | Melbourne | Updated: 27-02-2020 17:13 IST | Created: 27-02-2020 17:13 IST
We read and handle situations better now: Bhatia

Wicket-keeper batswoman Taniya Bhatia says the Indian team has got better at reading and handling different situations, which was evident during the recent tri-series in Australia In the T20 tri-series, played just before the World Cup, India had beaten both England and Australia while chasing huge totals before losing the final to the host by 11 runs in Melbourne. Continuing the good run, India on Thursday became the first team to seal a semifinal spot at the T20 World Cup following a narrow four-run win over New Zealand here.

"In the last 12 to 14 months, we have improved a lot as a unit. We're in a really positive position. We've been playing well ever since the tri-series. I think we've got a lot better as a team in working out how to handle and read situations well," Bhatia said at the post-match press conference "The results are in our favour, but we need to keep up the momentum. If we do that, we will do well and hopefully we can win the final," Bhatia added. Invited to bat, India posted a below-par 133 for eight in the group A match with Shafali Verma top-scoring with a 34-ball 46 and Bhatia chipping in with a 25-ball 23.

They, however, produced a disciplined performance with the ball to restrict New Zealand to 129 for six to register their third successive win in the tournament and seal a last-four spot With this win, India topped Group A, having beaten Australia and Bangladesh in their last two outing.

Bhatia is optimistic that their batters will definitely come good in the remaining matches of the tournament. "We're playing well, it's just one or two odd games where our batters failed to perform. Shafali is giving us a good start and the rest of us batters will take up responsibility," she said Bhatia said she is open to bat at any position for the team's cause.

"I can bat well up the order and I know I'm capable of scoring runs there," she said. India will play Sri Lanka in their last Group A game on Saturday.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Rising temperatures in India seem to counter the spread of COVID 19 infections

Scary predictions on the rate of spread of COVID 19 infections in India are floating in media. But the data on the spread of infections coming so far point to a contrary trajectory putting a question mark on such predictions. Explanations o...

Sanitation post-COVID 19: Tissue paper not in fashion, learn to wash

Tissue paper has failed COVID 19 test. The modern understanding of sanitation is passing through a stage of transformation. Those who used to feel proud of using tissue paper have been compelled to wash frequently their hands with soap. In ...

Globalization post-coronavirus to get a hit, self-sufficiency paradigm to rule

The massive scale of coronavirus outbreak, accompanied by uncertainty and fear, could lead to new behaviors and beliefs in the 21st-century population that is empowered with the internet....

Ayurveda for COVID 19: Professionals owe the responsibility to protect it from quacks and fake news

Indian Ayurveda professionals are lagging behind their foreign counterparts in handling quacks and protecting credentials of the Ayurveda at the time of COVID 19 pandemic. The professionals of Ayurveda cannot abjure the responsibility to co...


Latest News

Saudi crown prince and Trump discussed global energy markets over phone- state news agency

Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. President, Donald Trump talked over the phone on Thursday and discussed global energy markets, according to the state news agency.The call comes after the United States invited OPECs main memb...

14 new Covid-19 cases reported in Karnataka, tally up to 124

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday said 14 news COVID-19 cases in Karnataka have been reported in the state, taking the total to 124. In Karnataka, 124 people have been infected by coronavirus and we are in the ninth place in the co...

Saudi imposes 24-hour virus curfew in holy cities

Saudi Arabia on Thursday extended curfew restrictions on Islams two holiest cities to 24 hours to stem the spread of coronavirus as the number of deaths from the disease rose to 21. The announcement comes amid uncertainty over the hajj whic...

Naik cites Ayurveda doctor's claim of `curing' Prince Charles

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik on Thursday said that an ayurvedic practitioner from Bengaluru had claimed that his formulation cured Prince Charles of Britain of coronavirus infection. It shows how Aurvedic and homeopathic drugs can help...

Give Feedback