WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians make historical past after scoring 207 for five towards Gujarat Giants2 min read
Mumbai Indians racked up a giant rating of 207 for the lack of 5 wickets towards Beth Mooney’s Gujarat Giants within the inaugural match of the WPL 2023.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 4, 2023 22:15 IST
WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians make historical past after scoring 207 for five vs Gujarat Giants. Courtesy: PTI
By Sabyasachi Chowdhury: Mumbai Indians, on Saturday, March 4, racked up a large rating of 207 for the lack of 5 wickets within the opening match of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 towards Beth Mooney’s Gujarat Giants on the DY Patil Sports Complex in Mumbai.
MI, thereby, grew to become the primary girls’s T20 staff (excluding Women’s T20Is) to attain in extra of 200 in an inning on Indian soil. The Mumbai-based staff broke the document of 190 for five set by Trailblazers towards Velocity within the Women’s T20 Challenge match final 12 months in Pune.
After being put in to bat first, MI misplaced the early wicket of Yastika Bhatia as Tanuja Kanwar grew to become the first-ever bowler to get a wicket within the WPL. Thereafter, Hayley Matthews and Nat Sciver-Brunt placed on 54 runs for the second wicket.
Should have talked about outdoors worldwide T20 Women’s cricket.
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) March 4, 2023
Matthews was aggressive as she scored 47 runs off 31 balls with three fours and 4 sixes earlier than Ash Gardner rattled her woodwork. Harmanpreet Kaur batted at No.4 and raced to a half-century off 22 balls. The MI skipper went on to attain 65 runs off 30 balls with 14 fours.
Amelia Kerr was additionally efficient with the bat as she stayed unbeaten on 45 runs off 24 balls with six fours and one six. Pooja Vastrakar’s cameo of 15 runs took MI previous the 200-run mark.
Mumbai completed their innings off in type after Issy Wong smacked Sneh Rana for a six over the mid-wicket boundary. Rana picked up two wickets however leaked 43 runs in 4 overs. Gardner, Kanwar, and Georgia Wareham accounted for one scalp apiece.
Mar 4, 2023