WPL 2023: RCB not open account of victory, Mumbai Indians dusted by 9 wickets, Mathews shines

MI-W vs RCB-W, Match Highlights: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 9 wickets in the fourth match of Women’s Premier League. Mumbai Indians have a target of 156 runs to win. Harmanpreet Kaur’s team scored 159 runs for the loss of 1 wicket in just 14.2 overs. On behalf of Mumbai Indians, opener Hayley Mathews scored 76 runs off 37 balls and remained unbeaten. He hit 13 fours and 1 six in his innings. Meanwhile, not-saver Brunt returned unbeaten on 55 off 29 balls. He hit 9 fours and 1 six in his innings. Yastika Bhatia was dismissed after scoring 23 runs off 19 balls.

Second consecutive win for Mumbai Indians

This is Mumbai Indians’ second win in a row in the Women’s Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered their second defeat in a row. Mumbai Indians beat Gujarat Giants in their first match. Royal Challengers Bangalore lost against Delhi Capitals by a huge margin of 60 runs. But Mumbai Indians team is at the top of the points table with 4 points with 2 wins in a row.

Mumbai Indians have a target of 156 runs

On the other hand, the RCB team, who batted first in this match, collapsed to 155 runs in 18.4 overs. With this, Mumbai Indians led by Harmanpreet Kaur have a target of 156 runs to win. Richa Ghosh scored 28 runs off 26 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He hit 3 fours and 1 six in his innings. Meanwhile, RCB captain Smriti Mandhana played an innings of 23 runs off 17 balls. He hit 5 fours in his innings.

Hayley Mathews also dominated the bowling

Talking about Mumbai Indians bowlers, Hayley Mathews is the most successful bowler. Hailey Mathews took 3 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs. Apart from this Saika Isak received 2 wins. Saika Isaac gave away 17 runs to two bowlers in 3 overs and took the pavilion route. Meanwhile, Pooja Vastrakar and Nate Seaver Brunt went 1-1.

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