NZ-W vs IND-W: ‘Pressure, as always, is immense’, says Mithali Raj ahead of New Zealand ODIs
NZ-W vs IND-W: India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj has said that the squad is under a lot of pressure as they prepare for the ODI series against New Zealand, but that the team is confident in putting their best “foot forward” in the next games.
From Saturday, the Indian women’s cricket team will play New Zealand in a five-ODI series at John Davies Oval Queenstown in New Zealand.
“I am excited to lead the team as we face the WHITE FERNS in New Zealand. While each series is equally important for us. We can feel a billion hopes riding on our shoulders with this tournament,” said Mithali Raj in a statement.
“The pressure, as always, is immense, but the team. And I are confident of putting our best foot forward and delivering our best performance. I am thrilled that viewers in India will be able to cheer for us when they watch us live,” she added.
Meanwhile, New Zealand captain Sophie Devine revealed her excitement as the White Ferns prepare for the ODI series against India.
“It is always exciting to play against India. They are a worthy opponent and boast some of the finest players in the world. We are looking forward to facing them in New Zealand. And expect it to be an intense series between the two teams,” said Devine.
“I am also excited with the fact that cricket fans from India can watch all the action from New Zealand in real time. Their passion and love for the sport is palpable. And I am certain they will enjoy watching the series live and exclusively on Prime Video,” she added.
The high-octane cricket series between India and New Zealand will be streamed live and exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
The ODI series will begin on February 12 and conclude on February 24.