Delhi Capitals Women vs Mumbai Indians Final Highlights: Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets in the final of Women’s Premier League 2023 to win the first title of this tournament. Delhi Capitals set a target of 132 runs in front of Mumbai thanks to Shikha Pandey (27 not out) and Radha Yadav (27 not out). Mumbai Indians chased down the target with three balls to spare thanks to fighting innings from Nate Siever-Brunt (60 not out) and Harmanpreet Kaur (37). The stingy bowlers of the Capitals made the match thrilling but Siever-Brunt’s half-century innings gave Mumbai the victory.
Chasing the target of 132 runs, the Mumbai team suffered two setbacks in the powerplay itself. Bhatia returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 and Mathews 13 runs. Siever-Brunt shared a 72-run partnership with Harmanpreet, scoring an unbeaten 60 off 55 balls with seven fours. Harmanpreet was dismissed before reaching the target but Siever-Brunt hit the winning four off the third ball of the 20th over to hand Mumbai a historic WPL title.
Earlier, coming out to bat, Delhi Capitals did not get a good start. 6 batsmen of Capitals could not even touch the double figure in the title match. However, Radha and Shikha shared a 52-run partnership for the last wicket to take the team to a strong score. The team lost the first three wickets on full toss balls. Issy Wong, who took a hat-trick in the Eliminator, dismissed Shafali Verma (11), Alice Capsey (0) and Jemimah Rodrigues (9) to put Delhi on the backfoot in the powerplay itself. Meg Lanning held one end. Cup and Lanning shared a partnership for the fourth wicket but Cup returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs in 21 balls. After this captain Meg Lanning was run out. He scored 35 runs in 29 balls. At one point the team was close to being all out within 100 but Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav took the team to a good score by hitting big shots in the last over.
In the first season of the Women’s Premier League, five teams participated, out of which the team of Mumbai and Delhi Capitals managed to make it to the title match, where Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals in the final and won the title. UP Warriors won 4 out of 8 matches and lost 4. Royal Challengers Bangalore finished fourth after losing 6 out of 8 matches, while Gujarat Giants could win only two out of 8 matches and finished last in the points table.
Delhi Capitals Women vs Mumbai Indians Women Final live cricket score
Delhi Capitals – 131-9 (20)
Mumbai Indians – 134-3 (19.3)
10:45 PM: Mumbai Indians have become Women’s Premier League champions after defeating Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets.
10:38 PM: Mumbai need five runs in 6 balls to win in the last over. Mumbai scored 16 runs in the 19th over.
10:38 PM: Mumbai Indians have scored 127 runs losing three wickets in 19 overs. Brunt has put Fifty in the final.
10:30 PM: Captain Harmanpreet Kaur has returned to the pavilion after being run out. Harmanpreet scored 37 runs in 39 balls. He hit five fours in his innings.
10:24 PM: Mumbai Indians team has scored 95 runs losing two wickets in 16 overs. Delhi Capitals may have set a small target in this match but it is not going to be easy for Mumbai to win the match. Mumbai now need 37 runs in 24 balls to win.
10:11 PM: The half-century partnership for the third wicket between Siever Brunt and Harmanpreet Kaur has been completed. It has become necessary for the Delhi team to take wickets at this time.
9:59 PM: Captain Harmanpreet is unbeaten on 17 and Brunt is unbeaten on 18 runs. Mumbai need 77 runs in 54 balls to win.
9:51 PM: Mumbai Indians have scored 36 runs losing two wickets in 8 overs. The team needs 96 runs in 72 balls to win. Brunt 13 and Harmanpreet are at the crease after scoring 4 runs.
9:40 PM Opener Hayley Mathews has returned to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs in 12 balls. Mumbai’s second wicket has fallen in the fourth over.
9:28 PM: Mumbai Indians have got their first blow in the form of Yastika Bhatia. Radha Yadav got him caught out. Bhatia got out after scoring 4 runs in 3 balls.
9:25 PM: The team of Mumbai Indians has come down to chase the target of 132 runs by Delhi. Yastika Bhatia and Mathews come out to open the innings.
9:03 PM: Batting first, Delhi Capitals scored 131 runs losing 9 wickets in 20 overs in the final of the Women’s Premier League.
8:50 PM Hayley Mathews has put Delhi on the backfoot by taking two wickets in a single over. The Delhi team has scored 95 runs losing 9 wickets in 18 overs.
8:40 PM In the final against Mumbai, the Delhi Capitals team has reached a difficult situation. Delhi has lost its eighth wicket in the 16th over at a score of 79.
8:30 PM of Delhi Capitals Arundhati Reddy is out without account.
8:26 PM: Captain Meg Lanning has returned to the pavilion after being run out. He lost his wicket in the process of stealing a run on the fourth ball of the 12th over. Lanning scored 35 runs in 29 balls.
8:20 PM In the 11th over, Delhi Capitals got the fourth blow in the form of cap. Kapp returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs in 21 balls.
8:12 PM: Delhi Capitals have scored 53 runs losing three wickets in 8 overs. Captain Meg Lanning is at the crease after scoring 27 runs in 21 balls and Cap 6 runs.
8:05 PM: In the final, Jemima Rodrigues also could not do much and returned to the pavilion after scoring 9 runs in 8 balls.
7:58 PM: Wong took two wickets in consecutive balls in his first over, which came on full toss. After this, Wong was seen throwing full toss in the next over as well and she also got success.
7:50 PM The Delhi Capitals team is seen slipping on the full toss ball. Delhi’s first three wickets have gone on full toss balls.
7:42 PM Issy Wong, who took her first hat-trick of the tournament against UP Warriors in the Eliminator, gave Delhi Capitals two blows in her very first over. After dismissing Shefali, he has also sent Alice Capsey to the pavilion on a full toss ball.
7:38 PM Mumbai Indians have given a big blow to Delhi Capitals in the second over itself. The team’s opener Shefali Verma has returned to the pavilion cheaply. Shefali hit two boundaries in the first two balls of the second over but was caught out on the third ball. Although the third umpire was asked for a no-ball above the waist on a full toss ball, on which the umpire gave him out.
7:32 PM Delhi Capitals have come out to bat first after winning the toss. Will be hoping for a good start from Meg Lanning and Shefali Verma in the final.
7:04 PM Teams:
Delhi Capitals Women (Playing XI): Meg Lanning (c), Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marijan Kapp, Ellyse Capsey, Jess Jonassen, Arundhati Reddy, Tanya Bhatia (w), Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Minnu Mani
Mumbai Indians Women (Playing XI): Yastika Bhatia (w), Hayley Mathews, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Mellie Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Issy Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Humaira Kazi, Jintimani Kalita, Sayka Ishak
7:01 PM Meg Lanning-led Delhi Capitals have decided to bat first after winning the toss in the final.
6:55 PM Marijan Kapp and Alice Capsey have also done well for Delhi. If he has to win the title, then Indian players Jemima Rodrigues, Shefali Verma, Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav will have to perform well in his team.
6:45 PM Delhi captain Lanning would like to register another trophy to her name by winning the first WPL title. Under his leadership, Australia recently won the T20 World Cup title for a record fifth time in South Africa. The Australian skipper has scored the highest 310 runs in the WPL so far.
6:35 PM Mumbai have another useful all-rounder in Hayley Mathews who has so far scored 258 runs and taken 13 wickets. Apart from this, Yastika Bhatia has shown aggressive attitude in batting.
6:25 PM For Mumbai so far, Cyver Brunt has done well in batting and bowling. Apart from scoring 272 runs in the tournament so far, he has also taken 10 wickets.
6:15 PM The team of Mumbai Indians was on top of the points table in the opening league match but Delhi Capitals gradually regained the rhythm and removed Mumbai from the top of the points table. Lanning and South African all-rounder Marijan Kapp have done exceptionally well for them with the bat so far.
6:02 PM Women’s Premier League 2023 The final will be played at the Brabourne Stadium, where Mumbai have won all their three matches so far. Delhi won two matches at this ground while it lost one match.
5:55 PMMumbai Indians defeated UP Warriors in the Eliminator to make it to the Women’s Premier League title clash, while Delhi Capitals managed to make it to the finals by topping the points table. Delhi and Mumbai had registered big wins against each other in the league stage. Both these teams had scored the same 12 points in the league stage but the Delhi team remained on top on the basis of better run rate.
5:50 PM Teams are as follows:
Delhi Capitals: Meg Lanning (c), Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marijan Kapp, Titus Sadhu, Laura Harris, Tara Norris, Jasia Akhtar, Minnu Mani, Tanya Bhatia (wk), Poonam Yadav, Jess Jonassen , Sneha Deepti, Arundhati Reddy, Aparna Mandal.
Mumbai Indians: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Nate Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Heather Graham, Isabel Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaq, Hayley Mathews, Chloe Tryon, Humaira Kazi, Komal Janjad, Priyanka Bala, Sonam Yadav, Neelam Bisht, Jintamani Kalita.
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