By Puneet Chaudhary - March 7, 2023
Mumbai20 minutes ago
Today in the Women’s Premier League (WPL), a match will be played between Delhi Capitals and UP Warriors. The match will start at 7:30 pm at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Both the teams have won their respective first matches. While Delhi beat Bengaluru by 60 runs, UP registered a 3-wicket win over Gujarat in a thrilling contest.
In the next story, we will know about the pitch report, possible playing-11 of both the teams and top players…
The biggest score of WPL in the name of Delhi
Delhi Capitals, captained by Meg Lanning, made their debut in the tournament scoring 223 runs in 20 overs. Team opener Meg Lanning and Shefali Verma scored half-centuries while aggressively batting against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bowling Jemima Rodriguez and Marian Cap also played excellent innings.
In bowling, Tara Norris broke Bengaluru’s back by taking 5 wickets and restricted them to 163 runs in 20 overs.
UP had won the exciting match
While Bengaluru registered a dominating win, UP defeated Gujarat by 3 wickets in a thrilling encounter. UP needed 53 runs from the last 18 balls, then Grace Harris and Sophie Eccleston batted till the last to give the team the victory with one ball to spare. Grace Harris played an unbeaten inning of 59 runs.
Kiran Navgire from UP also scored a half-century. At the same time, Deepti Sharma and Sophie Ecclestone got 2-2 wickets in bowling.
Delhi played the last match at the Brabourne Stadium, so it will be their first experience as a team here. On the other hand, UP defeated Gujarat on the same ground. The team won the match while chasing, but the tournament so far has seen teams batting first scoring big. In such a situation, the team winning the toss would like to bat first and focus on getting a big score on the board.
At this time the summer season is starting in India, Mumbai also remains hot during this time. Tuesday’s weather is also clearly visible. it will not rain. The night temperature will be between 29 to 31 degree Celsius.
Will keep an eye on these players
From Delhi, Meg Lanning, Shefali Verma, Marianne Capp, Jemima Rodrigues, Elise Capsey, Radha Yadav, Tara Norris and Jess Jonassen will be the ones to watch out for. At the same time, apart from UP captain Alyssa Healy, Kiran Navagire, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris and Sophie Eccleston can be seen doing wonders again.
Possible playing-11 of both the teams
Delhi Capitals: Meg Lanning (Captain), Shafali Verma, Marian Kapp, Jemima Rodriguez, Ellyse Capsey, Jess Jonassen, Tania Bhatia (wk), Arundhati Reddy, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav and Tara Norris.
UP Warriors: Alyssa Healy (Captain), Shweta Sehrawat, Kiran Navagire, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Simran Sheikh, Devika Vaidya, Sophie Eccleston, Anjali Sarvani and Rajeshwari Gaikwad.