WPL 2023: Amelia Kerr reveals she grew up watching IPL and dreamt of enjoying in its ladies’s version
New Zealand’s star all-rounder Amelia Kerr is having fun with her stint for Mumbai Indians (MI) within the ongoing Women’s Premier League (WPL). The Black Caps star rose to fame after smashing an unbeaten 232 off 145 balls towards Eire. She thus turned the youngest batter, male or feminine, to hit a double hundred in worldwide cricket.
To date, Kerr has been tremendous spectacular in WPL and performed her half in serving to MI attain the playoffs with three video games left to be performed. She has picked up eight wickets aside from making a contribution with the bat.
In a current chat, Kerr opened up on the expertise she is having of enjoying within the WPL and shared how she at all times wished to play in WPL, having seen the Indian Premier League (IPL) whereas rising up in New Zealand.
“It’s superior. Rising up watching the boys’s IPL, I keep in mind saying in the future I wish to play there,” Kerr stated, as quoted by The Hindu.
Kerr additionally heaped praises on her skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, ranking the Indian star as an incredible and nice chief. The New Zealander revealed that when Harman walks into the dressing room, all of the younger ladies idolise her and look as much as the Indian cricket group captain.
“It’s good to have the chance to play alongside her. She is superb. She has destroyed a variety of groups together with her batting, and she or he has gone on the market and executed the identical within the event. She is a superb chief. You’ll be able to inform when she walks within the altering room, all of the younger ladies idolise her. She has acquired a really calm method and builds confidence in your recreation. She is open to completely different ideas and has led from the entrance. She offers you the boldness you can obtain something,” she added.
After confirming their spot within the playoffs, Mumbai will likely be eager to cement their place within the high spot to go immediately into the ultimate. MI will subsequent face UP Warriorz on Saturday at Dr DY Patil Sports activities Academy in Mumbai.