Prime Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy says she seeks inspiration from Rohit Sharma and desires to duplicate the flamboyant Indian opener’s success throughout all three codecs.
The wicketkeeper batswoman is gearing up for the muti-format collection in opposition to India comprising three ODIs, a day-night Take a look at and three T20s, beginning on September 21.
Having performed solely 4 Take a look at matches, Healy says she is going to method the “tough” pink ball fixture, which can be performed from September 30 to October 3 in Canberra, like an ODI.
“It’s a tough one as a result of I’ve solely performed 4 Exams so I wouldn’t say I’m overly snug with play or method a Take a look at,” Healy was quoted as saying at a ‘Fox Cricket’ launch occasion for the collection.
“From my perspective, I don’t assume it’s going to vary an excessive amount of from my ODI batting. I believe the flexibility to provide your self extra time is such a blessing.
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“I have a look at the trendy Take a look at recreation and see the way it’s modified rather a lot. I have a look at somebody like Rohit Sharma who is likely one of the most devastating white-ball batters on this planet and but he’s a very profitable opener in Take a look at cricket.”
After dominating the white ball recreation, the Indian restricted overs vice-captain has proved his mettle within the red-ball format as nicely. Opening the batting, Rohit has performed a key function throughout India’s tour of Australia and England.
“So for me, I mentioned have a look at any individual like him and take into consideration how he interprets these abilities throughout all of the codecs, may I probably replicate that one way or the other?” she added.
The 2 sides have developed a fierce rivalry through the years. India had knocked Australia out within the the semifinal of the 2017 World Cup because of Harmanpreet Kaur’s 171 off 115.
On the ladies’s T20 World Cup final 12 months, India had drawn first blood taking the opening match on the again of senior spinner Poonam Yadav’s good spell.
Nonetheless, Australia had made a powerful comeback within the closing, handing India a 85-run defeat.
Speaking concerning the collection forward, Healy mentioned the unpredictable nature of the Indian group makes them harmful.
“Generally a little bit of the unknown and the unpredictable nature of India makes them extremely harmful. They’ve picked a number of new gamers that we haven’t seen earlier than on this tour,” Healy mentioned.
“So that they at all times love throwing one thing new at us, even whether it is Poonam Yadav, she at all times has one thing new to throw at us, simply to kick us off monitor once more,” she added.