West Indies Ladies are heading into their second ICC 50-overs World Cup qualifier on Saturday assured of extending their successful streak as they goal to maneuver into the following stage of the match with a full 4 factors, vice-captain Anisa Mohammed mentioned on Friday.
Talking forward of the match in opposition to Sri Lanka Ladies on the Harare Sports activities Membership, she mentioned whereas the squad didn’t really feel any extra stress, they perceive the importance of Saturday’s recreation.
“It’s crucial that we win tomorrow’s recreation and take a look at to enter the following stage with 4 factors. There’s a whole lot of rain round and also you wish to be certain that, in case rain comes within the subsequent stage you could have 4 factors, you’re not simply moving into with two. So tomorrow’s recreation is essential and we’re going to play it as if it’s a remaining,” she mentioned.
“I believe we’ve been enjoying a whole lot of good cricket throughout so it’s only a matter of popping out and doing the fundamentals for an extended interval and hopefully popping out victorious and go in with 4 factors within the subsequent stage of the match.”
West Indies Ladies needed to strong begin to their qualifying marketing campaign on Tuesday, with a six-wicket victory over Eire Ladies at Outdated Hararians Sports activities Membership.
That adopted a clear sweep of the three-match ODI collection in opposition to Pakistan Ladies earlier this month.
Off-spinner Mohammed, who was the very best bowler within the first qualifier with figures of 3-40, counseled the batters for his or her latest performances.
“As a bowler, we’re actually completely satisfied to see that the batters are arising and scoring runs for us. It takes away among the stress, you recognize, having to defend small totals. So it’s actually good that they’re performing…and we’re actually excited and hopefully tomorrow they will proceed getting large scores for us,” she mentioned.
Mohammed, who now has 296 wickets in all codecs – essentially the most by a West Indian girl in historical past – mentioned she had her personal private targets because the match continues on the street to the World Cup in New Zealand.
“I’m the third-highest wicket-taker on the planet. I wish to get previous [former Australian female cricketer Cathryn] Fitzpatrick. She’s about 9 wickets forward of me so, hopefully, as soon as I get previous that, I am going as much as quantity two,” she mentioned.
“I’m additionally 4 wickets away from getting 300 worldwide wickets, so it could be a giant plus for me to get that on this match, hopefully constructing some confidence going into New Zealand, as soon as we qualify.”