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Burger and butter rooster: Grace Harris reveals weight-reduction plan after match-winning 59 off 26 balls vs Gujarat Giants

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India Today Sports Desk

WPL 2023: Grace Harris hit a sensational 59* off 26 balls to show round UP Warriorz’s fortunes of their opening encounter of the event. Harris spoke about her innings and what her weight-reduction plan consists of.

Mumbai,UPDATED: Mar 5, 2023 23:49 IST

Grace Harris hit a sensational; 59* off 26 balls to safe victory for UP Warriorz. (Represensational Photo: PTI)

By India Today Sports Desk: Grace Harris’ blinder of an innings helped UP Warriorz clinch an unlikely victory within the Women’s Premier League on Sunday, 5 March. Harris’ innings, the place she made 59* off 26 balls was one of many cleanest hitting spree seen in ladies’s cricket within the current instances and it handed UP a win by 3 wickets and one ball remaining in opposition to Gujarat Giants.

Harris got here out to bat when UP had been struggling to place bat to ball on the midway mark when Kim Garth ran by means of their batting line-up. At 86/4 there was lots to do for UP within the recreation, to shut within the hole for the counter-attack to reach.

I began poorly and I believed I used to be fluffing round. You have to get the situations of the wicket and I used to be grateful that Sophie additionally motored alongside. Great feeling to complete over the road. I knew what I wished to do,” Harris said after the match.

Harris began her hitting in the 16th over of the match, with UP needing 70 off the final 5. The match had everything in the final few overs. Head-high no balls, excellent fielding efforts, poor fielding efforts, huge hits and of course DRS drama.

“I used to be getting antsy when there have been so many breaks within the DRS. I used to be in a position to compose myself, however I used to be psyched to get the batting and rating. I really like batting with freedom. The coach is supportive and tells me to be free,” Harris spoke about the nervy final moments of the match.

On the other side of the crease was Sophie Ecclestone, who faced just 12 balls but came out with 22 runs in the game, hitting one four and a six.

“She (Ecclestone) is a clear striker, and that is part of how effectively I performed on the finish. When Sophie obtained a pair away, I simply ran exhausting. It was good,” Harris smiled while speaking about the incredible overhaul in the final 5 overs.

Asked about the secret to such incredible power, Harris had a cheeky reply.

“There was a little bit little bit of confusion in direction of the top, when the ump walked over to say the DRS has gone down. It was a great little bit of enjoyable. Don’t know the place I’ll discover some burgers in India. Maybe some butter rooster,” Harris concluded.

Edited By:

Kingshuk Kusari

Published On:

Mar 5, 2023