UP Warriorz Women would have kept the chances of RCB Women in WPL 2023 alive had they lost to Mumbai Indians Women. Unexpectedly, they have won over strong Mumbai Indians Women to qualify for TOP 3 places. With UP Warriorz Women victory, RCB Women have been confined to 4th place and their exit is confirmed. Mumbai Indians Women failed for the first time in batting and got bowled out for 127. UP Warriorz Women won by 5 wickets in the chase.
Mumbai Indians Women have been asked to bat first by UP Warriorz Women. Sophie Ecclestone (3/15), Rajeshwari Gayakwad (2/16), Deepti Sharma (2/35) and Anjali Sarvani (1/10) took wickets for UP Warriorz Women. Hayley Matthews (35), Harmanpreet Kaur (25) and Issy Wong (32) batted well for Mumbai Indians Women. Amelia Kerr (3), Nat Sciver-Brunt (5) and Yastika Bhatia (7) failed in this match.
Alyssa Healy (8) failed but Tahlia McGrath (38) and Grace Harris (39) saved UP Warriorz Women. Sophie Ecclestone (16) and Deepti Sharma (13) successfully finished the chase. Mumbai Indians Women suffered their first defeat. UP Warriorz Women in a must win match found their bowlers coming together as a unit. RCB Women for losing 5 matches in a row had to exit from WPL 2023. Now, they will look to come all out against Mumbai Indians Women and MI will want to stamp their authority again, before playoffs. Deepti Sharma got Player of the Match for UP Warriorz Women.
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