WPL 2023: Here’s how the points table of the Women’s Premier League looks after the Delhi Capitals vs Gujarat Giants match in Mumbai.
Gujarat Giants is back to winning ways as they successfully defend a total of 147. The Sneh Rana-led side eked out an 11-run win as they bowled out Delhi Capitals for 136 in 18.4 overs.
Delhi Capitals continue to occupy the second spot having suffered their second loss in the tournament.
Gujarat stands fourth in the points table having won their second game and with four points they are above Royal Challengers Bangalore Women who are currently languishing at the bottom of the table.
|5||Royal Challengers Bangalore||6||1||5||2||-1.550|
MI has qualified for the initial Women’s Premier League( WPL) Playoffs with a thumping 55- run palm over Gujarat titans at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
The centrals have constantly backed their winning combination, infrequently changing the playing XI during the event. While the titans ’ problems deaden their implicit to be a solid attacking unit, this could be a good game for Lanning to test her bench. Delhi has constantly contended Arundhati Reddy but slightly utilised her as a bowler. Titas Sadhu, Poonam Yadav, or indeed Sneha Deepthi getting a look in might give the team a chance to weigh its options more.
The bigger question is why should they change commodity that’s working well? In contending nearly an all- limited lineup for utmost of the event, the centrals have prioritised winning, maybe unconsciously, over walking the openings tightrope, and it has worked for the side. Sealing that playoff situation will be the first thing on their minds at the Brabourne Stadium.
WPL 2023 is past the interior stage, but a platoon that has not figured out its ideal XI are the titans. The fragility of the platoon’s opinions is instanced in the way they ’ve rotated opening combinations. After Beth Mooney’s injury, the side brought Sophia Dunkley, who scored the fastest fifty of the event. When Laura Wolvaardt was roped in, titans, to everyone’s surprise, dropped Dunkley to accommodate the SA nature. Wolvaardt couldn’t fire and was also dropped to bring back Dunkley. While the musical chairpersons continue then, S Meghana’s low scores are doing the top order no favours. It remains to be seen if the titans do a UP and bring up another player or exchange in Meghana for someone like Ashwani Kumar.
Another issue is an under firing bowling unit. With the pitches starting to prop spin, maybe Mansi Joshi, who has been precious and not murderous, can be replaced with someone like Hurley Gala, a handy club. Sneh Raha’s side will need further discipline in its bowling to fight a deep Delhi fur order. Know More Women’s Cricket News…