Wednesday, April 17

Deepti Sharma’s Heroics Almost Steal the Show as Gujarat Giants Edge UP Warriorz in WPL Thriller

Deepti Sharma Heroics Almost Steal the Show as Gujarat Giants Edge UP Warriorz in WPL Thriller

An epic chase led by Deepti Sharma (88* off 60) nearly snatched victory for UP Warriorz, but Gujarat Giants held their nerve to secure an eight-run win in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) encounter.

Shabnam Shakil Stars with Early Wickets:

Chasing 153, UP Warriorz lost their star openers Alyssa Healy and Chamari Athapaththu cheaply to Shabnam Shakil’s bowling. Wickets continued to tumble, leaving the Warriorz in a precarious position.

Deepti Sharma’s Valiant Fightback:

Deepti Sharma, batting with exceptional power and composure, resurrected UP’s hopes with a stunning 88-run knock (unbeaten). A 109-run partnership with Poonam Khemnar brought them back into contention.

Thrilling Final Over for Deepti Sharma

Needing 10 runs off the last two balls, Deepti smashed two huge sixes off Meghna Singh, leaving UP with a manageable target. However, Gujarat held firm, with Meghna bowling the final two deliveries flawlessly to secure a thrilling victory.

Giants Survive, Warriorz Left Heartbroken:

Gujarat stay alive in the tournament mathematically despite a scare from a valiant UP Warriorz side. Deepti Sharma and her knock will be remembered, but it’s the Giants who emerge victorious in this WPL nail-biter.

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