Mumbai Indians: Mumbai’s fifth consecutive win in WPL, beat Gujarat by 55 runs to become the first team to qualify for playoffs

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians have qualified for the playoffs by defeating Gujarat Giants by 55 runs in the 12th match of Women’s Premier League 2023. In this match played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday 14th March, the complete dominance of Mumbai Indians was seen. With this, this was MI’s fifth consecutive win in WPL. So let us know what all happened in this match.

Mumbai Indians gave a target of 163 runs to Gujarat

Gujarat Giants captain Sneh Rana won the toss and decided to bowl in the first match, due to which Mumbai Indians batted first and put 162 runs on the board for 8 wickets. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur played an important inning of 51 runs in just 30 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes for Mumbai. Apart from this, Yastika Bhatia scored 44 and Nat Sciver Brunt also scored 36 runs. Apart from this, the most successful bowler for the Giants was Ashley Gardner, who took 3/34 in four overs. While Kim Garth, Sneh Rana and Tanuja Kanwar also got 1-1 success.

MI restricted Gujarat to 107 runs

When Gujarat Giants came to bat in the second innings, the Mumbai bowlers started tightening the noose by taking the wicket of Sophia Dunkley from the very first ball of the first over. After that Gujarat’s wickets kept falling one after the other. In such a situation, chasing the target of 163 runs, the Giants were able to put only 107 runs on the board at the loss of 9 wickets in the allotted 20 overs, due to which Mumbai won the match by a huge margin of 55 runs. Harleen Deol scored the maximum 22 runs from Gujarat. On the other hand, Nat Sciver Brunt from Mumbai was the most successful bowler taking 3 wickets in 4 overs for 21 runs. However, Hayley Mathews also took 3 wickets while Amelia Kerr got 2 and Issy Wong also got 1 success.
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