MELBOURNE: Australian women’s team coach Matthew Mott has said that his team needs to play a lot of cricket ahead of the women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand in March-April next year after missing a lot of action due to Covid-19 restrictions.
“We need to play some cricket; we haven’t played a lot of cricket basically since that World Cup at the MCG (in March 2020). It’s really important to try and rebuild some of that momentum we had,” said Mott to SEN radio.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Australia has played just six ODIs and as many T20Is, all against New Zealand. The multi-format series in September against India will be Australia’s first international outing after the tour to New Zealand in April.
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