Mumbai Indian’s Issy Wong becomes first player to take Hat Trick in Women Premier League (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Mumbai Indians beat U.P Warriorz by 72 runs and enter into Women Premier League Final. They will meet Delhi capitals in the final on Sunday. They set 183 run target and bowled out U.P.Warriorz for 110 in 17.4 overs. Nat Sciver Brunt 72*(38) and Issy Wong (4/15) who took first Hat Trick in WPL powers Mumbai into the final.
After put into bat Yastika Bhatia 21(18) and Hayley Mathews 26(26) gives Mumbai a decent start by scoring 31 runs in 4.1 overs. Anjali Sarvani gives U.P first breakthrough by dismissing Yastika Bhatia. At the half way stage of the innings Mumbai scored 78 runs for the loss of both openers.
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Nat Sciver Brunt’s scintillating innings of 72 runs from 38 balls including 9 fours and 2 sixes , Amelia Kerr 29(19) and Pooja Vastrakar 11*(4) helps Mumbai to score heavily in the final overs of the game to reach 182. U.P Warriorz Sophie Ecclestone dropped Nat Sciver Brunt on 6 off Rajeshwari Gayakwad which costs them badly.
Sophie Ecclestone (2/39) , Anjali Sarvani (1/17) and Parshavi Chopra (1/25) are the wicket takers for U.P.Warriorz.
Chasing 183 run target U.P warriorz lost their top order Shweta Sehrawat 1(8) , Alyssa Healy 11(6) and Tahlia McGrath 7(6) cheaply inside the power play. Nat Sciver-Brunt picked the power hitter Grace Harris for 14 in the 8th over pushed them further back.
U.P.Warriorz lost wickets at regular intervals and they were never in the chase. Kiran Navgire 43(27) is the top scorer for them.
Issy Wong(4/15) took first Hat Trick in Women Premier League in the 13th over by dismissing Kiran Navgire , Simran Shaikh and Sophie Ecclestone. Saika Ishaque (2/24) , Jintimani Kalita (1/2) , Hayley Mathews (1/21) and Nat Sciver-Brunt (1/21) are the other wicket takers for Mumbai.
Nat Sciver-Brunt named Player of the Match for her 72*(38) and 1/21 (Image Credit:- Twitter)
Player of the Match:- Nat Sciver-Brunt 72*(38) and 1/21.
Mumbai Indians will face Delhi Capitals in WPL final on March 26th , Sunday in Brabourne Satdium , Mumbai. Match will begin at 07:30pm (IST).