The lack of match practice ahead of the upcoming home series with more format against ’emerging supergiants’ India will make the Australian women’s team ‘vulnerable’, according to head coach Matthew Mott.
The two parties plan to play a full series, consisting of three ODIs, as many T20Is, and a one-off test, from 19 September to 11 October in Australia.
“(India) is an emerging supergiant in the game, they have very good players and they will have a tough opposition,” Mott said. cricket.com.au Friday after signing an extension of two years, which will keep him going until after the ICC 2020 World Cup in 2023 in South Africa.
“They are playing in England at the moment and, if anything, we would be a little vulnerable because we would not have had so much cricket. So this is our foreland,” he added.
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The Indian team will leave for Australia after playing a full series against England. Five of India’s top players, including Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur, will also take part in the first season of The Hundred.
The home series against India will be Australia’s first match since its tour of New Zealand in April.
Nine of the ten CA players also moved to The Hundred. Mott, who would coach Welsh Fire, also withdrew from the tournament.
‘It would be great to get everyone back together face to face, to have a very strong camp in Brisbane at the National Cricket Center with fantastic new facilities out there, and just for some of the (players from) southern states to to practice well. again. The fingers cross the boundaries and we are free of COVID as much as we can be, and we navigate around, “Mott added.