The 17th game of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will be played on March 20 at Brabourne Stadium between Gujarat Giants and UP Warriorz. Game starts at 3:30pm IST.
The Gujarat Giants are playing their final league game after winning three and losing four. On the other hand, UP Warriorz will play their penultimate league game after winning three and losing three. The last time these two teams played, UP Warriorz defeated the Gujarat Giants by three wickets.
Gujarat Giants: Ashleigh Gardner, Sophie Dunkley, Anna Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana (c), S Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Mansi Joshi, D Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Tanuja Kanwer, Sushma Verma, Hurley Gala, Ashwani Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabnam Shakil, Laura Wolvaardt, Kim Garth
UP Warriorz: Sophie Ecclestone, Deepti Sharma, Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Alyssa Healy (c), Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Parshavi Chopra, Shweta Sehrawat, S. Yashasri, Kiran Navgire, Grace Harris, Devika Vaidya, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Simran Shaykh
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The Gujarat Giants’ right-handed opening batter shone with a dazzling 68/42 at-bat in her last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. She smashed nine fours and a couple of sixes in her entertaining innings. She kept the batting of the team together.
The dashing all-rounder for the Gujarat Giants hit a smashing 41/26 in her last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The mid-order, right-handed slugger muscled a half-dozen borders and a six. She also bowled three overs and opened bowling with Kim Garth.
The UP Warriorz star all-rounder won the Player of the Match award in her last appearance against the Mumbai Indians. The southpaw went unbeaten 13 of 14 and claimed 2/35 in four overs. She was also responsible for two crucial run-outs in the last over of the innings.
The UP Warriorz middle-ranked right-handed batter posted the highest score in her last match against the Mumbai Indians. She blew 39 of 28 and found the fence seven times. She led the run chase from the front and sewed a 44-run partnership with Tahlia McGrath for the fourth wicket. She also threw a few overs and opened bowling with Rajeshwari Gayakwad.
It will be the ninth game of the tournament at this venue. The teams that bat first and second have each won four games. The highest total here is 223 and the lowest is 138. The last game accumulated more than 350 runs. Expect good hitting conditions. A high-scoring competition might be on the horizon.
The weather is expected to be humid and see hazy sun. The daily maximum temperature is 31 degrees Celsius. There will be 11 percent cloud cover and a zero percent chance of rain. The wind blows from west-northwest.
Fantasy Game XI
Alyssa Healy, Harleen Deol, Laura Wolvaardt, Grace Harris, Deepti Sharma, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Tahlia McGrath, Sneh Rana, Sophie Ecclestone, Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Date: March 20, 2023
Time: 3:30 p.m. IST
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
live streaming: Sports18 Network, Jio Cinema
I am a former cricketer who represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was part of the MCA Probables for the U-19 and U-23 age groups. I’ve been an avid cricket writer for five years. I am currently doing my PhD at IIT Bombay.