WPL 2023, MIW vs GGW: The first match of the Women’s Premier League is being played at the DY Patil Sports Academy Ground in Mumbai. In this match, Gujarat Giants team is ahead of Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians is captained by Harmanpreet Kaur while Gujarat Giants is captained by Beth Mooney. But the Mumbai Indians team is batting first. After that, Mumbai Indians scored 124 runs for 3 wickets in 14 overs.
Tanuja Kanwar took the first wicket of Gujarat Giants.
At the same time, Gujarat Giants bowler Tanuja Kanwar took the first wicket in the Women’s Premier League. Mumbai Indians opener Yastika Bhatia was converted by Tanuja. Thus Tanuja Kanwar became the first wicket taker in the history of Women’s Premier League. Earlier, Gujarat Giants captain Beth Mooney, who had won the toss, decided to bowl. Yastika Bhatia and Hayley Mathew will open the innings for Mumbai Indians.
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After a bad start, Mumbai Indians bounced back brilliantly
Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai Indians did not get off to a good start. Opener Yastika Bhatia got out after scoring just 1 run. However, this was followed by a great partnership between Hayley Mathew and Nate Seaver Brunt. Hayley Mathew scored 47 off 31 balls. He hit 3 fours and 4 sixes in his innings. Meanwhile, Neat Seaver Brunt scored 23 off 18 balls. At this time, Mumbai Indians captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored 51 runs off 22 balls. Amila Kerr is at the crease with 25 off 13 balls.