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Girls’S T20 World Cup: Australia are a powerful staff however we will beat them, says India’s Richa Ghosh | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: India’s star keeper-batter Richa Ghosh mentioned on Wednesday that the five-time champions Australia are ‘beatable’. India will lock horns with the Southern Stars within the semi-final of the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup on Thursday.
Australia has been India’s bogey staff in recent times however Ghosh is assured that Meg Lanning‘s staff is a beatable one.
“Australia are beatable, in our final sequence we beat them and we’ve got additionally finished it earlier than. They’re a powerful staff however we will beat them,” Ghosh mentioned on the eve of their all-important semi-final at Newlands, Cape City.
“We try to enhance our mindset. Everybody has the sport however the staff that’s mentally robust will win. We have now been engaged on that,” Ghosh added.
Australia have been a dominant power within the format since successful the final version in 2020 at dwelling. Within the final 22 months, Australia have misplaced only one T20I and that defeat got here towards India away from dwelling through a Tremendous Over. The five-time champions are unbeaten within the match to date, having gained all their group stage matches.
Ghosh feels beating Australia will likely be a “large confidence booster” heading into the large remaining.

Though India misplaced the five-match sequence 1-4 towards Australia in December, the scoreline didn’t do justice to how arduous the ‘Girls in Blue’ pushed the world’s top-ranked staff throughout the 5 video games. And as soon as once more Harmanpreet Kaur and Co. are aiming to do the identical.
Having performed within the December sequence, the U-19 World Cup-winning teenager mentioned that India plan to take advantage of Australia’s weaknesses.
“We all know the weak spot of Australia and we’re planning towards it however I can’t say what that (weak spot) is as a result of then they may come ready,” Ghosh mentioned.
The hard-hitting Ghosh mentioned India will play an attacking sport much like Australia.


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“They assault loads. So, no matter occurs to them, even when the batter is out, they do not go away the attacking. As a result of they’ve batters from prime to backside. We even have batter from prime to backside. So, we’ll play an attacking sport,” Ghosh mentioned.
The star India batter Ghosh added that India would want to place up a minimum of 180 on board to problem the depth of the Australian batting line-up.
“Australia is comfy chasing as a result of they bat deep, we do too, however the toss just isn’t in anybody’s hand. So regardless of the scenario, we must undergo with it. We have now plans,” Ghosh, India’s finest finisher by a distance, mentioned.
“We do not understand how the pitch will behave tomorrow but it surely appears good. We will goal 180 on this if all our batters click on and whereas bowling we’ll attempt to limit them to 140-150 as a result of they’ve an excellent batting line up,” Ghosh mentioned.
In Ghosh, India has unearthed a much-needed finisher and the teen hasn’t upset. Speaking about her sport, she mentioned: “There are ups and downs at all times, despite the fact that I had them however have learnt loads from there, how one can deal with a scenario. Once I go to bat, my dealing with of strain has improved.”
“I solely see the ball and attempt to play based on it, I dont see who’s bowling as a result of if we begin pondering {that a} prime bowler is bowling then the nervousness creeps in,” she mentioned.
(With inputs from PTI)



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