GUJ-W vs UP-W Highlights: Deepti Sharma’s innings went in vain, UP flew in the storm of Beth Muni and Shabnam, Gujarat defeated by 8 runs!

In the 18th match of the Women’s Premier League 2024, Gujarat registered its second win by defeating UP by 8 runs.

GUJ-W vs UP-W Highlights :

The 18th match of the Women’s Premier League 2024 (WPL 2024) was played between Gujarat Giants and UP Warriors (GUJ-W vs UP-W) on 11 March 2024 at the Arun Jaitley Ground in Delhi. In which the Gujarat Giants team defeated the UP Warriors team. Recorded second win in this league by defeating B.C. by 8 runs.

Earlier, Gujarat Giants team won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, the Gujarat team scored a respectable score of 152 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs and gave the UP team a target of 153 runs to win.

Deepti Sharma’s stormy innings went in vain:

GUJ-W vs UP-W
Deepti Sharma Oustanding Innings

In the match played between Gujarat Giants and UP Warriors (GUJ-W vs UP-W), Deepti Sharma played a stormy innings while batting aggressively. This brought the team out of a difficult situation because at one time the UP team had lost 5 wickets at the score of only 35 runs. After this, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Khemnar made an unbeaten century partnership of 109 runs in 78 balls for the sixth wicket.

However, despite the brilliant innings of both of them, the team could not win. Facing 60 balls, Deepti Sharma played an unbeaten half-century of 88 runs with the help of 9 fours and 4 skyscraper sixes. Whereas Punar Khemnar, who was supporting him at the other end, faced 36 balls and scored unbeaten 36 runs with the help of three fours and one six.

Earlier, the start of the UP Warriors team, which came to chase the target, was very disappointing and all the three top order batsmen of UP had returned to the pavilion after scoring only 4 runs in just 8 balls.
In which opener and captain Alyssa Haley, who faced 3 balls and scored only 4 runs with the help of 1 four. Whereas the other openers Kiran Navgire and Chamari Atapattu could not even open their account.

Within no time, five players of UP Warriors had gone to the pavilion with the score of 35 runs. In which Grace Harris (1 run) had to go to the pavilion as the fourth wicket and Sweta Sherawat (0 run) as the fifth wicket.

UP Warriors could only score 144 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs and lost the match to Gujarat Giants by 8 runs.

In bowling, Shabnam MD Shakeel took the most wickets for Gujarat. Who demonstrated excellent bowling and took 3 valuable wickets for just 11 runs in 4 overs. Apart from these, Catherine Brish and Ashley Gardner also got 1-1 wicket.

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Beth Muni’s brilliant batting against UP:

Gujarat Giants captain and opening batsman Beth Muni batted aggressively against UP Warriors (GUJ-W vs UP-W) and scored an unbeaten half-century of 74 runs with the help of 10 fours and 1 six, facing 52 balls. Which played an important role in taking the team to a respectable score.

Apart from these, the second highest scorer was opening batsman Laura Waldorwat, facing 30 balls and scoring 43 runs with the help of 8 fours and 1 six. Joe Shofi returned to the pavilion after being stumped by wicketkeeper Alice Healy on Ecclestone’s ball.
Ashley Gardner scored 15 runs in 10 balls with the help of one four and one six and Katherine Brish scored 11 runs in 11 balls with the help of two fours.

Apart from these, Phoebe Litchfield scored 4 runs and Bharti Fulmali and Tanuja Kanwar scored 1 run each.
Gujarat Giants team won the toss and batted first and scored 152 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs, which UP team could not achieve.

In bowling, the most successful bowler for UP Warriors was Sophie Ecclestone, who took 3 wickets for 38 runs in 4 overs.
The second most successful bowler was Deepti Sharma, who took 2 wickets for 22 runs in 4 overs. While Chamari Atapattu and Ruturaj Gaikwad also got 1-1 wicket.

Player of the Match – GUJ-W vs UP-W

Shabnam MD Shakeel was chosen player of the match in the match played between Gujarat Giants and UP Warriors (GUJ-W vs UP-W). Who demonstrated excellent bowling and took 3 valuable wickets for just 11 runs in 4 overs. Which played a decisive role in helping Gujarat team win in this heart-stopping match.

Playing 11 – GUJ-W vs UP-W
Gujarat Giants (GUJ-W):
Beth Muni (wicketkeeper + captain), Laura Walvardt, Phobhi Litchfield, Daylan Hemlata, Bharti Fulmali, Ashley Gardner, Katherine Breesh, Tanuja Kanwar, Meghna Singh, Mannat Kashyap, Shabnam Shakeel.
UP Warriors (UP-W):
Alyssa Healy (wicketkeeper+captain), Kiran Navgire, Chamari Atapattu, Grace Harris, Deepti Sharma, Shweta Sehrawat, Poonam Khemnar, Sophie Ecclestone, Anjani Sharwani, Rajeshwari Gaikwad, Saima Thakor.

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