Mumbai Indians Defeat Delhi Capitals to Win WPL 2023 Title
The Mumbai Indians women's team emerged victorious in the final of the Women's Premier League 2023, beating the Delhi Capitals by 33 runs at Brabourne Stadium on March 26. Mumbai Indians posted a competitive total of 146 for 6 in their 20 overs, and the Delhi Capitals could only manage 113 for 8 in their chase.Also Read:
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Here's a summary of the match and the key moments:
Mumbai Indians' innings: The Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat first. Their openers, Harmanpreet Kaur and Meg Lanning, got off to a steady start, putting on 28 runs in the first five overs. However, Delhi Capitals' Shikha Pandey provided the first breakthrough, dismissing Kaur for 15. The Mumbai Indians continued to lose wickets at regular intervals, with Lanning top-scoring with 41 off 37 balls. However, some late hitting from Radha Yadav (23 off 15 balls) and Jess Jonassen (22 off 10 balls) helped Mumbai Indians post a competitive total.
Delhi Capitals' innings: Chasing 147, the Delhi Capitals got off to a disastrous start, losing their top three batters for just 18 runs. Mumbai Indians' Poonam Yadav was the pick of the bowlers, taking two wickets in her first over. Delhi Capitals' captain, Rishabh Pant, played a lone hand, scoring 45 off 44 balls, but he did not receive much support from the other end. Mumbai Indians' bowlers were disciplined and kept picking up wickets at regular intervals. Jonassen, who had starred with the bat earlier, was the pick of the bowlers, finishing with figures of 3 for 24 in her four overs.
Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma in attendance: The match was attended by two of Indian cricket's legends - Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma. The two were seen enjoying the match and cheering for their respective teams. Tendulkar was also seen giving some tips to Mumbai Indians' batters during the innings break.
Overall, it was a dominant performance from Mumbai Indians, who were the favourites going into the match. The team's all-round strength proved to be too much for Delhi Capitals to handle. With this win, Mumbai Indians lifted
Keywords: Women's Premier League 2023, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Brabourne Stadium, Harmanpreet Kaur, Meg Lanning, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma.Read More:
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