Mumbai Indians beat Delhi to win the title of the first season of WPL
WPL 2023 Final MI vs DC: The final match of Women's Premier League 2023 was played today between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at Brabourne Stadium. The Delhi team had given a target of 132 runs while playing first. In response, Mumbai Indians created history by winning the first season of the Women's Premier League by 7 wickets, scoring 134 runs for the loss of 3 wickets.
The final match of the Women's Premier League 2023 was played today between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Delhi captain Meg Lanning won the toss and decided to bat first, but Delhi did not have a good start. On the score of just 12 runs, Delhi lost two wickets on the score of 12 runs. After this, Meg Lanning, Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav played brilliant innings to bring the team's score to 131 for the loss of 9 wickets. In response, Mumbai Indians easily scored 134 runs at the loss of 3 wickets. In this way, Mumbai Indians, under the leadership of Harmanpreet Kaur, have created history by winning the first title of the Women's Premier League with a 7-wicket win.
Delhi Capitals captain Meg Lanning won the toss and decided to bat first, but Delhi suffered two setbacks in the form of Shefali Verma (11) and Alice Capse (0) for just 12 runs. After this, Delhi got the third blow in the form of Jemima Rodriguez with a score of 35. Jemima became the victim of Wong by scoring 9 runs. Then Kerr dismissed Marijan Kapp for 18 runs and gave Delhi a fourth blow on the score of 73.
Delhi's 5th wicket fell as captain Meg Lanning (35). She was run out on 74. Then Arundhati (0) and Jonassen (2) returned to the pavilion with a score of 75. After this, Minnu Mani (1) and Tania Bhatia (0) were dismissed for 79. Radha Yadav, who came to bat in the end, played well with Shikha Pandey and took the team's score to 131. Shikha Pandey remained not out after scoring 27 and Radha Yadav scored 27 runs.
Chasing the target of 132 runs of Delhi Capitals, the start of Mumbai Indians was also nothing special. Mumbai's first wicket fell in the form of Yastika Bhatia at a score of just 13 runs. Yastika scored 4 runs off 3 balls and was caught by Alice Capsey off Radha Yadav. After this, Mumbai got another blow in the form of Hailey Mathews. She scored 13 off 12 balls and was caught by Arundhati off Jonassen's bowling.
Captain Harmanpreet Kaur played an inning of 37 runs in 39 balls while handling the innings. But she was run out on the score of 95 runs. After this, veteran batsman Nat Siever Brunt and Millie Carr batted tremendously to win Mumbai the first Premier League title. Nat Siever Brunt scored an unbeaten 60 off 55 balls, while Millie Carr scored an unbeaten 14 off 8 balls.