Tuesday, April 16

UPW vs GG Match Highlights: UP Warriorz Cruise to Six-Wicket Victory Over Gujarat Giants

UPW vs GG Match Highlights: UP Warriorz Cruise to Six-Wicket Victory Over Gujarat Giants

UPW vs GG Match Highlights: The UP Warriorz continued their winning streak in the Women’s Premier League, comfortably defeating the Gujarat Giants by six wickets on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 143 runs, the Warriorz showcased dominant batting to seal the win with 28 balls remaining.

Opting to bat first, the Giants started decently with contributions from Beth Mooney (16) and Harleen Deol (18). However, the UP bowling attack, led by Sophie Ecclestone’s three wickets, restricted the Giants to a modest total of 142/5 in their 20 overs.

UPW vs GG Match Highlights

UPW vs GG Match Highlights

In reply, the Warriorz openers, Alyssa Healy (33) and Kiran Navgire (12), provided a solid foundation with a 46-run partnership. The momentum shifted dramatically with the arrival of Grace Harris at the crease. The explosive batter unleashed a whirlwind knock of 50 runs from just 23 deliveries, laced with four boundaries and a six, propelling the Warriorz towards a comfortable victory.

With the target well within reach, Deepti Sharma (19*) and Sneh Rana (8*) ensured a smooth finish, stitching together an unbeaten 23-run partnership for the sixth wicket.

This comprehensive victory strengthens the UP Warriorz’s position at the top of the table, while the Gujarat Giants will be eager to learn from their shortcomings and bounce back in their next encounter.

Match Summary

  • Toss: UP Warriorz won the toss and elected to bowl first.
  • Gujarat Giants: 142/5 (20 overs)
    • Top Scorer: Harleen Deol (18)
    • Wicket Taker: Sophie Ecclestone (3/24)
  • UP Warriorz: 144/6 (15.4 overs)
    • Top Scorer: Grace Harris (50*)
    • Most Runs: Deepti Sharma (19*)

This win marks another dominant performance for the UP Warriorz, who continue to impress with their all-round display. The Gujarat Giants, on the other hand, will need to regroup and address their batting frailties to find success in the upcoming matches.

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