WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians get new ‘Kieron Pollard’, rain of fours and sixes in first match


Hayley Matthews on Social Media: In the first match of Women’s Premier League, Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants teams are facing each other. Batting first, Mumbai Indians scored 207 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Thus Gujarat Giants team has a target of 208 runs to win the match. On behalf of Mumbai Indians, opener Hailey Mathew played an innings with 47 runs off 31 balls. He hit 3 fours and 4 sixes in his innings. However, after Hayley Mathew’s brilliant innings, fans remembered Kieran Pollard.

Fans remembered Kieran Pollard on social media

After Hayley Mathew’s storming innings, fans on social media are comparing him to Kieran Pollard. Fans on social media believe that Mumbai Indians have got a new ‘Kieran Pollard’ in the form of Haley Mathew after Kieron Pollard’s retirement. In fact, Hailey Mathew hit the big shots with ease against the Gujarat giants. He hit 4 long sixes in his innings. Then fans remembered Kieran Pollard. At the same time, fans are constantly voicing their opinion on social media.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s storming innings

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians captain Harmanpreet Kaur played an excellent innings in this match with 65 runs off 30 balls with the help of 14 fours at a strike rate of 216.67. Amelia Carr then completed the rest of the game with a brilliant innings of 45 off 24 balls, taking the team to 207 for 5 in 20 overs. From Mumbai, Pooja Vastrakar scored 15 off 8 balls and then Issy Wang also hit a six off just 1 ball to help the team reach such a big score.

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