Harmanpreet Kaur said the middle order experimentation was done to see how the batters fared in the lead up to the World Cup but also admitted it let the side down against Pakistan as India lost by 13 runs in Sylhet on Friday.
India suffered their first defeat in the ongoing Women’s T20 Asia Cup in Bangladesh. With this performance, India were also handed their first defeat against their subcontinental rivals for the first time in over six years as Indian batters faltered in what could have been a straightforward chase.
After Thailand upset Pakistan by 19 runs on Thursday, they came back in strong fashion to outplay India in all departments on the following day. While Pakistan posted a solid 137 for six, India were dismissed for merely 124 in 19.4 overs.
Barring a whirlwind 13-ball 26 from Richa Ghosh, the Indian batters struggled to get going. The middle order also saw…