The Alyssa Healy-led UP Warriorz defeated the Harmanpreet Kaur-led Mumbai Indians Girls by 5 wickets within the fifteenth match of the Girls’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 on the Dr DY Patil Sports activities Academy, Mumbai on Saturday, Match 18.
UP Warriorz received the toss and opted to bowl first within the match. The choice proved useful for the facet because the bowlers did a incredible job within the match and restricted the robust MI-W batting unit to 127.
Sophie Ecclestone bagged a three-wicket haul whereas Deepti Sharma and Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked up two wickets every. From Mumbai Indians Girls, the top-3 performers within the batting division have been Hayley Matthews (35), Issy Wong (32) and Harmanpreet Kaur (25).
Chasing the goal, the UP Warriorz openers didn’t get going. Nonetheless, Grace Harris and Tahlia McGrath batted very effectively to take their facet nearer to the goal. The match went until the final over and Sophie Ecclestone alongside Deepti Sharma steered UP to victory to finish MI-W’s 5-match successful streak.
Full credit score to our women for hanging in there and for getting the job finished – Alyssa Healy
In the course of the post-match presentation, UP Warriorz captain Alyssa Healy lauded her teammates for getting the job finished.
“It obtained shut in the long run however full credit score to our women for hanging in there and for getting the job finished. It was an vital win for us to only get some momentum,” Alyssa Healy mentioned.
“You bought to discover a approach to win generally and discover momentum. From that perspective, tremendous comfortable. Hopefully, we are able to take that confidence into the sport on Monday. I don’t know the way a lot it was. It did perform a little bit early however it obtained simpler to bat because it obtained drier. It was not as vital as individuals may make it out to be,” Alyssa Healy added.
Alyssa Healy additional lauded the UP Warriorz spinners and mentioned that she is pleased with them.
“Actually pleased with our spinners. For Parshavi to return in and bowl 4 overs, it was excellent. If the wickets preserve deteriorating, I’m actually liking the possibilities of our spinners’ group,” Alyssa Healy additional mentioned.
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