In the World Cup semifinal, Mithali Raj did not feed on the controversy
Mitali had complained to Ramesh Powar, the then coach, as a result, his contract was not renewed.
new Delhi. The Indian women's cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who had last year decided to take a break from international cricket, indefinitely after the controversy during the World Twenty20 T20 World Cup. It has revealed itself to them.
Team management and Harmanpreet had decided not to feed senior player Mitali Raji in the semi-final match against England in the T-20 World Cup. The Indian team lost that match. There was a lot of controversy about this. The team looked split in two parts. Mithali Raj also complained to Coach Ramesh Powar's COA. Consequent Ramesh Powar's contract was not renewed. His place was replaced by W.V. Raman.
Mithali-Harman's relationship had increased in sour
Harmanpreet participated in the Women's Big Bash League after the World Cup in November, but on his return home, there was talk of unrest in the team. The relationship with his ODI team captain Mitali Raj became strained. They were very fed up with it. The team had to travel to New Zealand with new coach W.V. Raman, only when he got an injection in the ankle so that he got a 'compulsory' break from the Indian team's dressing room.
Ankle injury got chance to get a break: Harmanpreet
In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Harmanpreet said, "The injury has given me the necessary break from international cricket and Indian dressing room. I had almost made up my mind to tell my parents that I want to take a break. Being a senior player, I did not want to put any stains on the Indian team. "
I just land on the field to play cricket: Harmanpreet
The 30-year-old said, "I wanted to be away from cricket. Whatever the team took, it was about to empty me completely. Some things were completely away from reality. So it seemed that I needed to stay away from this madness for a few days. I have come here to play cricket. If people want to drag me into unnecessary things or drag the team into unnecessary things, then I have to stop them with logic.