On March 4, Saturday, Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians will play in the maiden Women’s Premier League game at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. During the lucrative competition, both teams were able to assemble potent rosters; Mumbai Indians captain Harmanpreet Kaur of India will lead the Mumbai Indians, while Australia’s Beth Mooney will lead the Gujarat Giants.
Gujarat was successful in putting together a star-studded WPL team and placed more of an emphasis on bringing in the best international players. Big names like Ashleigh Gardner, Deandra Dottin, Sophia Dunkley, and vice-captain Sneh Rana are on the team in addition to Mooney. On the other hand, Mumbai, in addition to the captain, also has some strong players like Nat Sciver-Brunt, Hayley Matthews, and Amelia Kerr.
ThisAs the opening match of the inaugural Women’s Premier League, both teams would be brimming with confidence and their only concern would be to secure a victory and get their season off to a strong start.
Gujarat Giants vs. Mumbai Indians, Match 1 of the Women’s Premier League 2023, Match Details
Location: Mumbai’s Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy
Date & Time: 7:30 PM, March 4,
Sports 18 & Jio Cinema are being televised and live streamed.
Pitch Report: GUJ-W vs. MI-W
The venue’s fields saw several high-scoring games during both the IPL 2022 matches and recent women’s international matches. Expect a batting-friendly surface with some assistance for slower bowlers. Teams chasing will have an advantage there.
Potential Starting XI for GUJ-W vs. MI-W Gujarat Giants Women (GUJ-W): Beth Mooney (c);& wk), Tanuja Kanwar, Deandra Dottin, Ashwani Kumari, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Mansi Joshi, Ashleigh Gardner, Sushma Verma, Sneha Rana, and Monica Patel.
Hayley Matthews, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Amanjot Kaur, Pooja Vastrakar, Sonam Yadav, Saika Ishaque, and Humaira Kazi are among the Mumbai Indians Women (MI-W).
MI-W versus GUJ-W Potential top performers:
Monica Patel is the likely top bowler.
Harmanpreet Kaur is most likely the top batter (c)
Also Read :WPL 2023: Match Information