Australia’s girls are set to face the problem of getting ready for a Take a look at match in India whereas enjoying the WBBL with nationwide selector Shawn Flegler revealing that planning is already underway to have each the quick bowlers and spinners growing their bowling hundreds in the course of the six-week T20 event in preparation for a day-night pink-ball encounter firstly of the tour.
The present Australia workforce haven’t confronted such a brief turnaround from the WBBL right into a Take a look at match, not to mention a Take a look at match in India. Flegler mentioned it could be a singular preparation however one they’re already planning for.
“We have got to do preparation in the course of the WBBL,” he mentioned. “Which is admittedly necessary for, one, our tempo bowlers to have their hundreds up and be able to go if required to bowl lengthy spells in the course of the Take a look at match, but in addition our spin bowlers.
“So it is a balancing act enjoying WBBL but in addition getting some hundreds in and getting ready.”
Australia will as an alternative maintain a coaching camp in India with centre-wickets and an intrasquad recreation set to be the one match apply they get earlier than the Take a look at. Australia are additionally planning on utilizing native Indian gamers of their preparation, just like Australia’s males utilizing internet bowlers for his or her pre-series camp in Bengaluru forward of the four-Take a look at tour earlier this 12 months.
“We’ll go to India per week or 10 days earlier than the Take a look at match begins,” Flegler mentioned. “So we’ll have some good coaching prep main into that. We’ll have some additional gamers from India that we’ll use in some centre-wicket situations. We do not have an precise warm-up fixture. We have gone down the trail of getting an intrasquad recreation basically. So we’ll have the squad over there with some extras from India. It’s going to be a great problem for everybody popping out of WBBL right into a pink-ball Take a look at match beneath lights.”