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Match Preview – MI Girls vs GG Girls, Girls’s Premier League 2022/23, twelfth Match

Mumbai versus Giants, take two!

A high-scoring but lopsided contest between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants kicked off the WPL. Thereon, Mumbai have soared and stayed winless. However Giants discover themselves within the backside half of the desk with only one win out of 4 video games.

Inexplicably, they opted to usher in new recruit Laura Wolvaardt for Sophia Dunkley, whose 18-ball half-century made her one in every of solely two Giants batters to have a fifty-plus rating. Their batting has been blowing cold and hot and their dying bowling might be filed beneath ‘areas of concern’. Giants’ financial system of 14.71 in overs 17 to twenty is the worst – UP Warriorz and Delhi Capitals are joint-next with 10.

Mumbai, however, confronted a troublesome take a look at in opposition to Warriorz on Sunday however got here out on high. It was the primary time they picked lower than two wickets within the powerplay however managed to drag the sport again on the dying. Their batting continues to be largely untested with the highest and center order doing the majority.

Participant to look at

Quick bowler Issy Wong has been a quiet contributor for Mumbai of their marketing campaign to this point. She’s been their most economical bowler and has rattled oppositions with swing and tempo upfront earlier than returning on the dying.

Giants opener S Meghana is but to get going. She has solely 34 runs in 4 innings with a duck within the final outing. However Giants’ head coach Rachael Haynes has backed Meghana to ship quickly in what she described as a “high-risk position”. Haynes additionally mentioned that Meghana struck the ball effectively in coaching on Monday.

Taking part in XIs

Mumbai Indians (doable): 1 Hayley Matthews, 2 Yastika Bhatia (wk), 3 Nat Sciver-Brunt, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), 5 Amelia Kerr, 6 Dhara Gujjar, 7 Issy Wong, 8 Humaria Kazi, 9 Amanjot Kaur, 10 Jintimani Kalita, 11 Saika Ishaque

Gujarat Giants (doable): 1 S Meghana, 2 Sophia Dunkley, 3 Harleen Deol, 4 Ashleigh Gardner, 5 Laura Wolvaardt, 6 D Hemalatha, 7 Sushma Verma (wk), 8 Kim Garth/Georgia Wareham, 9 Sneh Rana, 10 Tanuja Kanwar, 11 Mansi Joshi


“My focus is on the processes. If I waver from the method and deal with the end result, then I’m doing one thing fallacious. If I get out by following the method, it’s truthful sufficient as a result of nobody can at all times rating. I take pleasure in batting on the high of the order because it permits me time to settle.”
Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper-batter Yastika Bhatia on her kind within the WPL

“To go away a batter out who had carried out for us within the recreation earlier than, I’m not positive that was the best name. We’ve solely had two gamers within the match who’ve made a half-century, and Dunks performed among the best opening innings I’ve seen in fairly a while. We want kind gamers enjoying most innings and most balls within the competitors.”
Gujarat Giants head coach Rachael Haynes on the decision to go away out Sophia Dunkley of their earlier match



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