Ladies’s cricket should construct on Hundred momentum, says Heather Knight forward of England’s first T20 in opposition to New Zealand
- Heather Knight believes girls’s cricket should be taught from the 2017 World Cup
- England have been victorious however she does not assume the win had the specified influence
- Knight says girls’s sport should now take advantage of the profitable Hundred
Heather Knight believes girls’s cricket should be taught the teachings of England’s wasted World Cup victory and take advantage of the success of the Hundred.
Knight, who leads England into the primary Twenty20 worldwide in opposition to New Zealand at Chelmsford on Tuesday feels the ladies’s sport missed an enormous alternative after her facet’s thrilling 50-over victory over India at Lord’s in 2017.
Now, with girls’s cricket the large winner from the brand new competitors, the England captain desires to see the identical funding from the ECB into the worldwide sport.
Heather Knight believes girls’s cricket should be taught the teachings of England’s World Cup win
‘To be trustworthy, 2017 did really feel like a little bit of a one-off, sadly,’ mentioned Knight. ‘It was an incredible day however I don’t assume the momentum was capitalised on. That’s usually the best way with girls’s sports activities. Numerous the success of the Hundred might switch into the worldwide sport.
‘I’d like to see the identical advertising and marketing finances being put into T20s and attempt to fill Lord’s and have it reside on the BBC. That would translate into much more folks being enthusiastic about cricket.’
Knight revealed her facet have the identical worries as the boys’s workforce in regards to the harsh quarantine situations in Australia forward of their Ashes tour early subsequent yr.
‘Will probably be a really lengthy journey, with the World Cup following in New Zealand, and now we have the identical issues on households,’ she mentioned. ‘We’re all determined to participate.’
Knight will lead England into the primary Twenty20 worldwide in opposition to New Zealand
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