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WPL 2024 – Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals : Sanjana’s Last Ball Heroics Seal Thrilling Victory for Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals : The cricketing extravaganza kicked off with a bang as Mumbai Indians clashed with Delhi Capitals in a nail-biting encounter that left fans on the edge of their seats. From breathtaking strokes to stunning wicket taking deliveries, the opening match of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) had it all.

Let’s have a look into more details : Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

First Innings

Delhi Capitals, after winning the toss, opted to bat first, setting the stage for a formidable total. Their batting lineup put up a commendable performance, with standout innings from Alice Capsey, who showcased her prowess with a stunning 75 off 53 balls, and Jemimah Rodrigues, who contributed 42 runs off 24 balls. However, Mumbai Indians’ bowlers, led by Natalie Sciver Brunt and Amelia Kerr, put up a spirited effort, restricting Delhi Capitals to 171/5 in their allotted 20 overs.

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals : Sanjana’s Last Ball Heroics Seal Thrilling Victory for Mumbai Indians

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MI’s Thrilling Chase

In response, Mumbai Indians displayed grit and determination in their chase. Yastika Bhatia’s composed 57 off 45 balls and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur’s explosive 55 off 34 balls laid the foundation for Mumbai’s pursuit of victory. Despite some impressive spells by Delhi Capitals’ bowlers, including Arundhati Reddy and Alice Capsey, Mumbai Indians managed to reach the target with just one ball to spare, finishing at 173/6 in 20 overs.

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Sanjana’s Last Ball Heroics

However, the match’s defining moment came in the final over when all eyes were on Sanjana. With Mumbai Indians needing 4 runs off the last ball, the pressure was palpable. But Sanjana kept her cool and smashed a six off the final delivery, propelling Mumbai Indians to a thrilling victory and setting the tone for an exhilarating season ahead.

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals : Sanjana’s Last Ball Heroics Seal Thrilling Victory for Mumbai Indians

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The opening match of WPL between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals lived up to the hype, delivering a rollercoaster of emotions for fans and players alike. With stellar performances, dramatic twists, and unforgettable moments, it was a fitting start to what promises to be an electrifying tournament.

FAQ

  1. <strong>Who won the opening match of the Women's Premier League (WPL)</strong> <strong>2024 ?</strong>

    Mumbai Indians clinched a thrilling victory against Delhi Capitals in the opening match of WPL

  2. <strong>Who were the top scorers for Delhi Capitals in the match?</strong>

    lice Capsey scored 75 runs, while Jemimah Rodrigues contributed 42 runs for Delhi Capitals

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