Trailblazer Deepti Sharma Says Team ‘Will Focus On Small Mistakes And Play Better’

Supernovas defeated Trailblazers on November 7. Deepti Sharma talks about their performance and says that they will do better.

Isha Khatu

November 9, 2020

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In the Women’s T20 Challenge match held on November 7 at Sharjah between Supernovas and Trailblazers, Supernovas defeated the latter by 2 runs. The final overs were extremely crucial as both the teams had the chance to win. Deepti Sharma, Trailblazers player talked about their performance in the match. Take a look at what the Trailblazer’s Deepti Sharma had to say about it.

Deepti Sharma says they will play better next time

The final overs were nerve-wracking for both the teams as Trailblazers were very close to chasing Supernovas’ target of 146 runs. This was the highest total in the history of the tournament that the Trailblazers had to chase. They began with a positive start however, it was Supernovas who managed to knock them. Deepti Sharma in the post-tournament conference was asked about her preparations in the tournament and how tough it was to play on a new pitch of Sharjah. She said that post lockdown she practised on her lofted shots and her inside out shots.

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The practice helped her in showing her skills during the match against Supernovas, she said. She added that the wicket and the pitch is different than the ones in India. She called the wicket ‘low and slow’ but according to her, a change in the wicket shouldn’t matter much. Deepti Sharma added that one has to simply watch and hit the wicket.

She was later asked about the focus area for her team in the finals today against Supernovas. She said,“We will focus on our small mistakes what we have done in the previous matches and try not to repeat that mistakes in the finals.” Deepti Sharma managed to score the highest number of runs in the match. She scored 43 runs in 40 balls with a run rate of 107.5 and 5 boundaries. Deepti and Harleen Deol tried their best to seal the deal for the Trailblazers. They were almost close to the finish line but the overs came to an end.

Also read | Women’s T20 Challenge is great platform to learn: Jhulan Goswami

Next match of Trailblazers 

Trailblazers will next be playing again today on November 9 against Supernovas in the finals. The teams are all set to face each other in the final match of Women’s T20 Challenge of 2020.

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