[caption id="attachment_797107" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-797107" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Harmanpreet-Kaur-PTI.jpeg" alt="" width="628" height="351" /> Harmanpreet Kaur. @ PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/australia-women">Australia</a> s wicketkeeper-batswoman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/alyssa-healy">Alyssa Healy</a> has warned the Southern Stars to be wary of India women s T20I captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/harmanpreet-kaur">Harmanpreet Kaur</a> at the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-womens-t20-world-cup">ICC Women s T20 World Cup</a> next year. Harmanpreet, who was named in the ICC Team of the Year 2018, was responsible for spearheading India to the semi-finals of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-womens-world-t20">ICC Women s World T20</a> 2018 in the West Indies in November. <p></p> <p></p>"When I saw the fixtures announcement, I said, 'Damnit!' I was hoping to avoid them. India are such a powerhouse in the cricketing world, on the rise in the women's game, which I think is special," Healy was quoted as saying by <em>ANI</em> on Tuesday. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/articles/india-women-vs-new-zealand-women-hot-streak-smriti-mandhanas-odi-form-shows-no-signs-of-slowing-797020">Hot streak: Smriti Mandhana's ODI form shows no signs of slowing</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"They have got some serious players which they are going to unleash. It is Harmanpreet Kaur's home ground (from the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/big-bash-league">Women's Big Bash League</a>), the Spotless Stadium, so definitely one to watch," added Healy. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, former Australia captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/alex-blackwell">Alex Blackwell</a> said that India will be a big threat at the showpiece event Down Under. Defending champions Australia are placed alongside India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and a qualifier team, which is yet to be confirmed. <p></p> <p></p>"India are positioned to make a final. Sometimes we see Harmanpreet Kaur play within herself. But when she goes out there 100 per cent, she has proven to be very hard to stop," Blackwell said. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/clinical-india-women-secure-series-after-eight-wicket-hammering-of-new-zealand-796962">Clinical India women secure series after eight-wicket hammering of New Zealand</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Australia will kickstart their campaign against India on February 21. India have beaten Australia on both occasions when they met in big events the last two times. <p></p> <p></p>Australia captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/meg-lanning">Meg Lanning</a>, who led the women in yellow and gold at the ICC Women s World T20, said that a World Cup at home will add more pressure.