India star Harmanpreet Kaur, on Saturday (March 18), pulled off a surprising one-handed catch throughout the Girls’s Premier League conflict between Mumbai Indians and UP Warriorz.
Requested to bat first, Mumbai Indians may not likely carried out properly with the bat as they have been all out for a modest 127. Hayley Matthews and Yastika Bhatia gave Mumbai a gentle begin by including 30 runs for the primary wicket earlier than Anjali Sarvani castled the latter to offer the Warriorz the primary breakthrough.
From thereon, Mumbai saved shedding wickets at common intervals and have been ultimately all out for 127. Matthews top-scored for the aspect, scoring 35 whereas Issy Wong (32) and Harmanpreet Kaur (25) additionally performed essential knocks.
In reply, UP Warrirorz have been off to a poor begin because of a surprising catch from Harmanpreet Kaur within the second over of the chase. On the primary ball of the second over, Mathews bowled a flighted supply outdoors the off stump earlier than Devika Vaidya leaned ahead for a drive.
The left-handed batter, nonetheless, couldn’t make a very good contact and ended up edging the ball behind the stumps. And earlier than the ball may evade the fielders and land safely, Harmanpreet Kaur made a surprising dive in the direction of her proper aspect to take the catch with only one hand.
Here’s a clip of the catch:
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Speaking in regards to the sport, the Warriorz have been on 86 for 4 after 14 overs. They want 42 runs within the final 6 overs to inflict the primary defeat of the event on Mumbai.
Harmanpreet Kaur-led Mumbai Indians operating riot:
Harmanpreet Kaur’s group has been one of the best one within the WPL to date. They’ve gained all of their first 5 video games to date and are assured of a top-three end. A win in two of their final three league matches would take their factors tally to 14 which will probably be ok to substantiate their high end within the standings.