The Girls’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 noticed an thrilling double-header on Saturday the place UP Warriorz defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) within the afternoon fixture whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) got the better off Gujarat Giants (GG) within the night recreation.
That profitable feeling! 🤩 @Sophecc19 #MIvUPW #UPWarriorzUttarDega #WPL pic.twitter.com/p5jZJ69Z5x
— UP Warriorz (@UPWarriorz) March 18, 2023
Bowling first, UP bundled out Mumbai for 127 in 20 overs, with opener Hayley Matthews scoring the utmost 35 off 30 balls. Sophie Ecclestone was the decide of the bowler for the Warriorz, bagging three wickets for 15 runs in her quota of 4 overs. Equally, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Deepti Sharma picked up two wickets every.
Sophie Ecclestone is right here. Sophie Ecclestone is there. Oh, she is in all places. What a participant!
She makes spin bowling look simple. And she will be able to tonk too.
Deepti additionally could be happy that she made a contribution on this recreation.
— Bharath Ramaraj (@Fancricket12) March 18, 2023
Within the chase, Mumbai bowlers took the sport to the wire maintaining the Warriorz run for his or her cash. Grace Harris with 39 off 28 and Tahlia McGrath with 38 off 25 top-scored for UP because the Alyssa Healy-led facet accomplished the chase with three balls to spare and 5 wickets in hand.
We fall brief, however gave it our all! 💙#OneFamily #MumbaiIndians #AaliRe #WPL2023 #MIvUPW pic.twitter.com/YKvNtdWOu1
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 18, 2023
The second fixture was a high-scoring encounter with either side scoring over 180 runs of their respective innings. Batting first, the Giants posted 188/4 in 20 overs, courtesy of Laura Wolvaardt’s sensible 68-run knock.
Some end from the #Giants as they rating 53 runs off the final 4 overs! 🤯🔥
Let’s make it 2 in a row, ladies! 🤞#GujaratGiants #RCBvGG #TATAWPL #WPL2023 pic.twitter.com/fVDB9STQCG
— Gujarat Giants (@GujaratGiants) March 18, 2023
The large goal was gunned down simply by the Challengers as they accomplished the chase inside 16 overs. Opener Sophie Devine destroyed the Giants’ bowling assault together with her whirlwind batting exhibition.
A BREATHTAKING CHASE! 😮💨
A mammoth whole gunned down with 27 deliveries to spare 🤌
✌wins in ✌video games! We love this workforce ❤#PlayBold #ನಮ್ಮRCB #SheIsBold #WPL2023 #RCBvGG pic.twitter.com/1WoZ3n6N4H
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) March 18, 2023
Devine fashioned a scintillating 125-run opening partnership with captain Smriti Mandhana because the duo saved the run-rate excessive to maintain their facet within the chase. Devine missed out on smashing what might be a surprising century by a solitary run as she was dimsieed on 99 from simply 36 deliveries, with the assistance of 9 fours and eight sixes. The Challengers ultimately completed off the proceedings in 15.3 overs with eight wickets in hand.