Within the conflict of heavyweights, Delhi Capitals (DC) obtained the higher of Mumbai Indians (MI) in Match 18 of the continued Girls’s Premier League (WPL) at Dr DY Patil Sports activities Academy in Navi Mumbai on Monday.
Bowling first, the Capitals have been proper on the cash, triggering MI’s collapse straightaway. The dominant present from the bowling unit of DC that includes the likes of Marizanne Kapp (2/13), Shikha Pandey (2/21) and Jess Jonassen (2/25) didn’t give any probability to Mumbai to comeback within the recreation.
Pooja Vastrakar, with 26 off 19, together with 3 fours and a six, was the very best scorer of Mumbai because the Harmanpreet Kaur-led facet might solely capable of attain 109/8 of their allotted 20 overs.
In response, the Capitals obtained off to a flying begin, with Shafali Verma smacking the MI bowlers proper from the phrase go. She added 56 runs for the opening wicket with skipper Meg Lanning earlier than getting dismissed for a quickfire knock of 33 from 15 balls.
Nevertheless, the present stopper was the younger star Alice Kapsey who continued from the place Shafali left, taking Mumbai bowlers to the cleaners. She smacked Hayley Matthews for 3 sixes in an over as Capitals chased down the goal in 9 overs and moved forward of MI on web run fee, buying the highest spot within the factors desk.
“It was a terrific recreation, laborious to fault a lot. We obtained off effectively with the bowl, Kapp obtained us to a terrific begin once more and to chase down like that was sensible. (On Kapp) She’s very proficient, all the time desperate to play effectively and to see her carry out so effectively, very happy for her. I feel the bowler’s did it for us tonight, to limit them to about 100 was nice. (On Orange Cap) I used to be fairly proud of the blue, not too apprehensive about issues like this. Simply desire a repeat efficiency like this, bat effectively, bowl effectively and hopefully get one other win,” stated Lanning after the match.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
🔝 OF THE TABLE!@DelhiCapitals chase down the 🎯 with 11 overs to spare and transfer to the highest of the factors desk!
— Girls’s Premier League (WPL) (@wplt20) March 20, 2023
— Parth Jindal (@ParthJindal11) March 20, 2023
Delhi Capitals transfer to the highest of the factors desk in WPL.
Chase down 111 runs from simply 9 overs.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 20, 2023
The staff that regarded invincible within the first 5 video games has dropped two video games in a row. Tonight’s loss to #DC has dented the NRR a good bit too. Whereas the 1-2-3 are sorted…the ultimate day of the #TataWPL will inform us who makes it on to the finals. Loving it 😍 @JioCinema
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 20, 2023
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) March 20, 2023
🏏🔵 CAKEWALK RUN CHASE! DC walks off with a straightforward victory after chasing down the goal in simply 9 overs.
— The Bharat Military (@thebharatarmy) March 20, 2023
— WomenCricket.com (@WomenCricketHQ) March 20, 2023
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) March 20, 2023
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 20, 2023