New Delhi. In the last league match of Women’s Premier League 2023, UP Warriors registered a five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals. With this, Delhi Capitals have registered six wins in eight matches, equal to Mumbai. However, on the basis of better run rate, the Delhi team has directly entered the final. Mumbai will have to make its place in the title match through the eliminator. Mumbai will now have to play an eliminator match against UP Warriors on March 24. The team that wins this match will enter the finals. After which the winner’s match of Eliminator will be played against Delhi Capitals on March 26 at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
In WPL 2023, today the last league match was played between UP and Delhi. Harmanpreet Kaur’s Mumbai Indians were hoping that UP would win this match so that they would get a place in the finals directly. Although this could not happen. In terms of net run rate, there was a tough fight between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians. Delhi’s net run rate after the last match is 1.856. At the same time, Mumbai remained in second place with 1.711. Due to this minor difference, Mumbai is being forced to play the Eliminator match.
UP Warriors have won four matches out of eight matches. With eight points, he is third on the points table. The number four team Royal Challengers Bangalore has won only two out of eight matches. The last-placed Gujarat Giants have also won only two out of eight matches. The last two teams did not show any struggle during the tournament. The benefit of which got the team of Mumbai and Delhi in the points table.
Talking about today’s match, on the basis of Tahila McGrath’s innings of 58 runs in 32 balls, UP Warrior’s team scored 138 runs at the loss of six wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Chasing the target, the Delhi Capitals team won the match by five wickets in the 18th over itself.
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 21, 2023