Mumbai Indians have appointed Harmanpreet Kaur as the captain of their women’s team for the upcoming Women’s Premier League. Harmanpreet is a well-known and accomplished cricketer who recently achieved the feat of playing 150 T20Is, making her the first cricketer to do so.
Harmanpreet has been a crucial player for the national team for over a decade, having made her debut at the young age of 20. She has a proven track record of winning matches. She also has been recognized for her outstanding performance by being awarded the Arjuna Award.
In addition to her impressive career achievements, Harmanpreet holds the record for the highest individual score in a knockout game in a Women’s World Cup match. Her score of 171* is a testament to her incredible talent and ability to perform under pressure.
Nita Ambani Mumbai Indians captain
“We are thrilled to have Harmanpreet as the captain of Mumbai Indians’ first-ever women’s cricket team. As the national captain, she has led the Indian Women’s team to some of their most exciting wins. And I am sure that with Charlotte and Jhulan’s support, she will inspire our MI women’s team to play their best cricket, display a sense of pride, and bring even more glory to women in sports. We are so looking forward to the beginning of this new chapter for MI! I can’t wait to see our girls play the fearless and entertaining MI brand of cricket that our fans adore. More power to Harmanpreet and the entire MI team on this exciting journey ahead!”
Harman has played cricket with Head Coach Charlotte Edwards and has also played with and captained Jhulan Goswami. She has played a significant role in promoting Indian cricket to the world by becoming the first Indian player to play in T20 leagues in different countries.
Now, Harman will be leading a team that includes some of the most well-known women’s cricket players, as well as young players who are eager to show their skills.
Harman has a wealth of experience playing cricket at the highest level. She has played with and against some of the best players in the world. As the captain of the team, she will be able to use her experience and skills to guide and inspire her team to achieve great success.
The Mumbai Indians team has a reputation for being one of the best teams in women’s cricket. And Harman’s leadership will undoubtedly help the team achieve even greater heights. With her leadership and guidance, the team will have a better chance of achieving success in the upcoming tournaments.
Mumbai Indians coaching staff
Charlotte Edwards (Head Coach), Jhulan Goswami (Bowling Coach and Mentor), Devieka Palshikaar (Batting Coach) and Lydia Greenway (Fielding Coach).
here’s the squad they built in the auction
Harmanpreet Kaur(c) , Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Isabelle Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque. Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Humairaa Kaazi, Priyanka Bala, Sonam Yadav, Neelam Bisht, and Jintimani Kalita.
Mumbai Indians play the season opener of WPL 2023 on 4th March 2023, at DY Patil Stadium against Gujarat Giants.
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