Cape Town, Feb 23 (PTI): India skipper and batting mainstay Harmanpreet Kaur is racing against time to recover from high fever ahead of team’s T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia while all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar has been ruled out of the crucial game because of upper respiratory tract infection. Richa Ghosh Confident Ahead of IND-W vs AUS-W Clash in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Semifinal, Says, ‘We Can Beat Australia’.
Harmanpreet, Vastrakar and left-arm spinner Radha Yadav had visited a local hospital on Wednesday for a thorough check-up, according to team sources.
The medical team is currently monitoring the situation and there is no clarity whether the Indian skipper will be fit enough for a high-pressure match, starting in abut four hours.
Meanwhile, the Event Technical Committee of the tournament has approved Sneh Rana as a replacement for Vastrakar in the Indian squad. IND-W vs AUS-W Dream11 Team Prediction: Tips To Pick Best Fantasy Playing XI for India Women vs Australia Women ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 Semifinal Cricket Match in Cape Town.
Rana, who is a spin bowling all-rounder, has played 47 international matches including 24 T20Is.
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