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WPL 2023 [Twitter reactions]: Harmanpreet Kaur’s captain’s knock helps MI defeat GG and attain the WPL playoffs



Gujarat Giants (GG) locked horns with Mumbai Indians (MI) in match no. 12 of the Girls’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 on the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday (March 14).

Requested to bat first, MI misplaced their first wicket with only one run on the board. Nevertheless, they made a powerful comeback and posted a aggressive complete of 162 for the lack of eight wickets of their allotted 20 overs. Harmanpreet Kaur top-scored for her group and scored an excellent 51 off 30 balls, together with seven fours and two sixes. Supported by Nat Sciver-Brunt (36), Yastika Bhatia additionally contributed 44 essential runs to the MI’s complete. In the meantime, Ashleigh Gardner picked up three wickets for GG and gave away simply 34 runs in her quota of 4 overs.

In reply, Gujarat additionally didn’t begin properly and saved shedding wickets at common intervals. Harleen Deol performed a resilient 22-run knock for her group however couldn’t sail them by. GG finally misplaced the competition by 55 runs as they managed to score only 109/9 in 20 overs.

Then again, Scier-Brunt and Hayley Matthews scalped three wickets every for the MI and helped the Mumbai-based group preserve their dominance by registering a fifth consecutive win within the event. Harmanpreet was adjudged ‘Participant of the Match’ for her distinctive half-century knock.

With the win, Mumbai maintained their prime spot within the WPL 2023 points table and have become the primary group to qualify for the playoffs, whereas Gujarat remained on the fifth place within the group standings with only one win of their final 5 encounters.

Right here’s how Twitter reacted:


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