Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz: The inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League is going to its final stage and the playoff match will be conducted on Navi Mumbai on March 24th between Mumbai Indians and UP Warriorz. Winning 6 games of the 8 played, Mumbai Indians stay on second of the points table with 12 points. UP Warriorz won 4 games of the 8 played and reached 3rd of the points table.
Match: Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz WPL 2023
Date: 24th March 2023
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai.
Pitch Condition: The playoff match will be played at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai. The pitch here usually assists the batters more. The tournament showed dominance for batters here. Spinners will also get a good purchase in the latter half of the innings. The average first innings score will be 160.
Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz – The Squad
Mumbai Indians: Dhara Gujjar, Amanjot Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Hayley Matthews, Heather Graham, Humaira Kazi, Issy Wong, Jintimani Kalita, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Neelam Bisht, Pooja Vastrakar, Priyanka Bala(wk), Yastika Bhatia(wk), Saika Ishaque, Sonam Mukesh Yadav.
UP Warriorz: Alyssa Healy (c & wk), Shweta Sehrawat, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Simran Shaikh, Kiran Navgire, Devika Vaidya, Sophie Ecclestone, Anjali Sarvani, Parshavi Chopra, Soppadhandi Venugopal, Laxmi Yadav(wk), Lauren Bell, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Shabnim Ismail.
Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz – Team Performance in the Past Matches
The eliminator match of the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League is here and UP Warriorz will face Mumbai Indians in the game on Friday at Navi Mumbai. The one who wins the match will go to the finals against Delhi capitals.
Mumbai Indians started the tournament very well and were on a five-match winning streak before the last game. Then they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore to finish second on the points table with 6 wins and 12 points. UP Warriorz had a shaky start in the tournament, losing a few games, but in the second half, they found the perfect momentum and came back to the game having 4 wins and 8 points.
Mumbai Indians played their last match against Royal challengers Bangalore. Decided to bowl first, Mumbai easily chased the low score raised by RCB. Amelia Kerr was the top-scorer having 31 runs off 27 balls. Yastika Bhatia got 30 runs while Hayley Matthews added 24 runs. Amelia Kerr was the top pick in bowlers by claiming 3 wickets. Nat Sciver and Issy Wong picked 2 wickets each.
UP Warriorz played their last match against Gujarat Giants. It was really a tough match for them to chase down the target of 178 runs raised by Gujarat. Grace Harris was on top in chasing runs as she got 72 runs off 41 balls. Tahlia McGrath got 57 runs off 38 balls. Parshavi Chopra and Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked 2 wickets each.
Both sides are facing a struggle in batting. Who will be the finalist among the two? Let’s predict the best teams for the playoffs now.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means
Wicket-keeper: Alyssa Healy.
Batters: Tahlia McGrath, Harmanpreet Kaur, Amanjot Kaur.
All-Rounders: Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Amelia Kerr, Natalie Sciver-Brunt.
Bowlers: Sophie Ecclestone, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Issy Wong.
Captain: Harmanpreet Kaur.
Vice-Captain: Tahlia McGrath.
Wicket-keeper: Alyssa Healy.
Batters: Tahlia McGrath, Kiran Navigre, Harmanpreet Kaur.
All-Rounders: Grace Harris, Hayley Matthews, Natalie Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr.
Bowlers: Sophie Ecclestone, Issy Wong, Saika Ishaque.
Captain: Hayley Matthews.
Vice-Captain: Natalie Sciver-Brunt.