The tenth match of WPL played between Mumbai Indians and UP Warriorz at Brabourne Stadium. UPW won the toss and chose to bat first. In 20 overs, UPW scored 159 runs on the verge of 6 wickets. In return, MI conquered the target in 17.1 overs by losing only 2 wickets. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Natalie Sciver played in a good partnership; Harmanpreet hit the half century.
In the season Mumbai Indian did not yet face any loss in the game. Today this was the fourth victory for Mumbai Indians. The Team is doing good in the inaugural season of WPL, their performance is fast paced. UPW has won 2 matches out of 3 played this season. Today was the second loss for the UPW.
UPW Allysa Healy and Tahlia McGrath both scored fifty in today’s match. They both played in a good partnership and added 82 runs to the Team score. They both were returned to the pavilion by Saika Ishaque. In the 20 overs, UPW made the target of 159 runs for MI.
MI’s Ishaque took 3 wickets, Amelia Kerr took 2 and Healy Matthews took 1 wicket.
Chasing 160 runs, MI openers Yastika Bhatia and Healy Matthews flew off the innings. In the powerplay they both added 51 runs without any wicket loss. At the score of 58 runs and losing the second wicket of MI, Harmanpreet and Sciver took it to the crease and played aggressively. They both played unbeaten in a good partnership of 106 runs in 63 balls and ensured the victory of the Team by 8 wickets.
Sophie Ecclestone and Rajeshwari Gayakwad of UPW took 1-1 wicket each.
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