WPL 2024 Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians: A Thrilling Victory for Delhi Capitals

Women's Premier League 2024 match between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians was a thrilling victory for Delhi Capitals. Read more about the exciting game and the standout performances.

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Women's Premier League (WPL) 2024 witnessed an exhilarating match between Delhi Capitals Women (DC) and Mumbai Indians Women (MI) at the Arun Jaitely Stadium in New Delhi. The Delhi Capitals emerged victorious with a 29-run win, showcasing their exceptional all-round performance. Fifties from Meg Lanning and Jemimah Rodrigues propelled the hosts to a massive total of 192/4, while the bowlers successfully defended their score against the Mumbai Indians' strong batting lineup.


Statistical Highlights

  • Meg Lanning became the first player to surpass 500 runs in the WPL 2024.
  • Jemimah Rodrigues completed 200 runs in the WPL 2024.
  • Marizanne Kapp claimed her eighth wicket in the WPL 2024, maintaining an impressive average of 13.62.
  • Amanjot Kaur's innings of 42 runs helped her accumulate a total of 69 runs in the tournament.
  • Jess Jonassen claimed her 17th wicket in the WPL, cementing her position as the leading wicket-taker.

Delhi Capitals Dominate with the Bat


The Delhi Capitals got off to an impressive start, thanks to the opening partnership between Meg Lanning and Shafali Verma. The duo added 48 runs before Verma's dismissal. Lanning, however, held the innings together and continued to score fluently. She showcased her authority by playing an authoritative knock, scoring a well-deserved fifty. Her innings of 53 runs off 38 balls was decorated with six boundaries and two sixes. With this innings, Lanning became the first player to surpass 500 runs in the WPL 2024.

Jemimah Rodrigues also played a crucial role in Delhi Capitals' dominant batting display. She played an unbeaten knock of 69 runs off just 33 balls, which included three sixes and eight boundaries. Rodrigues' aggressive batting in the death overs helped the team accelerate and reach a formidable total. With this innings, Rodrigues completed 200 runs in the WPL 2024, showcasing her consistent form throughout the tournament.

Mumbai Indians Struggle in the Powerplay


The Mumbai Indians' chase got off to a disastrous start as they lost four wickets in the powerplay. Marizanne Kapp, the star bowler for the Delhi Capitals, struck early by removing Yastika Bhatia in the very first over. Shikha Pandey followed suit and dismissed Natalie Sciver-Brunt in the next over. Kapp continued her brilliant spell by outfoxing Harmanpreet Kaur, putting the Mumbai Indians in a precarious position. In the penultimate ball of the powerplay, Jess Jonassen got rid of Hayley Matthews, leaving the Mumbai Indians struggling at 54/4.

Marizanne Kapp Shines with the Ball

Marizanne Kapp's exceptional bowling performance played a crucial role in Delhi Capitals' victory. She finished the match with figures of 2/37 from her four overs. Kapp's ability to take early wickets and maintain a tight line and length put immense pressure on the Mumbai Indians' batting lineup. With eight wickets in four matches, Kapp has established herself as a key player in the Delhi Capitals' bowling attack. Her consistent performances have been instrumental in the team's success in the WPL 2024.


A Valiant Effort from Amanjot Kaur

Amanjot Kaur's resilient knock gave the Mumbai Indians a glimmer of hope in their chase. She walked in when the team was struggling at 68/5 in the ninth over and played sensibly to stabilize the innings. Kaur initially played cautiously and then unleashed her attacking shots once she got accustomed to the pace of the wicket. Her innings of 42 runs off 27 balls included seven boundaries, injecting some momentum into the Mumbai Indians' innings. Kaur's performance showcased her ability to handle pressure and play a pivotal role in crucial situations.

Jess Jonassen's Consistent Performance


Jess Jonassen, the left-arm spinner for the Delhi Capitals, delivered yet another remarkable performance. With figures of 3/21, Jonassen claimed her third successive three-wicket haul in the WPL 2024. Her ability to pick up crucial wickets at regular intervals has been instrumental in the team's success. Jonassen's consistent performances have made her the top wicket-taker in the tournament, further solidifying her reputation as a key player for the Delhi Capitals.


The match between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians in the Women's Premier League 2024 was a thrilling encounter that showcased the Delhi Capitals' dominance. The team's exceptional batting performance, led by Meg Lanning and Jemimah Rodrigues, set up a challenging target for the Mumbai Indians. The bowlers, especially Marizanne Kapp and Jess Jonassen, ensured that the Delhi Capitals defended their total and emerged victorious. With this win, the Delhi Capitals continue to assert their dominance in the WPL 2024, leaving a lasting impact on the tournament.

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