Bat-bat for Delhi Capitals, Mumbai’s 3 crore stars fussed, color shown in T20 World Cup

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New Delhi: In the Women’s T20 World Cup, England’s Alice Capse put the explosive batting of Ireland’s bowlers on the bandwagon. Ellis scored a blistering 51 off just 22 balls as England beat Ireland by 4 wickets. On one hand, where Ellis was taking news of Ireland’s bowlers with his bat, on the other hand Delhi Capitals were betting on them in the Women’s Premier League auction. In the auction, the Delhi team has joined them for 75 lakhs.

Ellis hit 10 fours during his blistering half-century as England beat Ireland with 34 balls to spare to record their second consecutive win. England had got a target of just 106 runs to win. Chasing the target, England scored 69 runs for one wicket in the powerplay. England lost their first wicket in the form of opener Sophie Dunkley (04) cheaply in the very first over. Capse was dismissed on the second ball of the seventh over.

Nat Sciver Brunt’s no bat

Apart from this, Nat Sciver Brunt (05) also returned to the pavilion cheaply, who was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.2 crore in the WPL auction. England captain Heather Knight (14) and wicketkeeper Amy Jones (12) could not add much runs but thanks to the innings of Capse (231.8 strike rate), England achieved the target by scoring 107 runs in six wickets in 14.2 overs.

Katherine Sciver Brunt scored five not out. For Ireland, Cara Murray took three wickets for 15 runs while Orla Prendergast and Arlen Kelly took one wicket each.

Earlier, England’s Sophie Ecclestone (3/13), Sarah Glenn (3/19) and Charlie Dean (2/26) did not allow Ireland’s batsmen to settle at the crease, allowing the team to score 105 in 18.2 overs. Got confined to the run. Ecclestone has been bought by UP Warriors. Gabby Lewis top-scored for Ireland with 36 runs.

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