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MI-W vs DC-W WPL 2024: Yastika, and Harmanpreet shine as MI beat DC in a thriller

MI-W vs DC-W WPL 2024: Yastika, and Harmanpreet shine as MI beat DC in a thriller

WPL 2024 Highlights: Yastika Bhatia and Harmanpreet Kaur hit fifties as defending champions Mumbai Indians defeat Delhi Capitals in the opening game.

Opener Yastika Bhatia and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur scored fifties as defending champions Mumbai Indians defeat Delhi Capitals in a last-ball thriller in opening game of Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024.

Chasing 172, Yastika made the most of the powerplay and kept MI’s chase in check. The wicketkeeper-batter slammed a 35-ball fifty but her wicket gave DC an opening.

Harmanpreet Kaur also slammed a crucial fifty but her wicket on the penultimate ball put MI in a tricky position.

With 5 needed from last ball, Sajeevan Sajana hit a big six over mid-on to took MI home.

Earlier, Alice Capsey slammed a 53-ball 75 to power the side to 171/5.

Playing XIs
Delhi Capitals:
Shafali Verma, Meg Lanning(c), Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, Annabel Sutherland, Arundhati Reddy, Minnu Mani, Taniya Bhatia(w), Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey

Mumbai Indians: Hayley Matthews, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Yastika Bhatia(w), Amelia Kerr, Amanjot Kaur, S Sajana, Pooja Vastrakar, Shabnim Ismail, Keerthana Balakrishnan, Saika Ishaque

MI-W vs DC-W Match Details

Date: February 23, 2024
Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: JioCinema

Squads

Mumbai Indians: Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hayley Matthews, Humaira Kazi, Issy Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala, Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia, Shabnim Ismail, S Sajana, Amandeep Kaur, Fatima Jaffer, SB Keerthana

Delhi Capitals: Alice Capsey, Arundhati Reddy, Jemimah Rodrigues, Jess Jonassen, Laura Harris, Marizanne Kapp, Meg Lanning, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav, Shafali Verma, Shikha Pandey, Sneha Deepthi, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Titas Sadhu, Annabel Sutherland, Aparna Mondal (wk), Ashwani Kumari

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