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WPL 2023 Final: Ponting, Warner, Ganguly send best wishes to Meg Lanning-led Delhi Capitals
Delhi have been one of the consistent sides in the tournament, losing only matches in the league stage. They finished the stage as the table toppers due to superior net run-rate, thus gaining direct entry into the final. Meg is also the leading run-scorer of the tournament till now.
WPL 2023: I'll encourage the girls to enjoy final, says Delhi Capitals skipper Lanning
Delhi, who started their campaign with a huge win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), have been dominant in the second half of the tournament and stormed straight into the final in style with a five-wicket victory over UP Warriorz earlier in the week.
WPL 2023: Every player has done something to get Delhi into a match-winning position, says Alice Capsey
Alice, the off-spin all-rounder, has been a back-to-back winner of the women's edition of The Hundred with the Oval Invincibles team. She is now looking at adding another trophy to her kitty through the Delhi Capitals in the WPL. She had been a pivotal factor in Delhi clinching their spot for the final through her spell of 3/26 with her off-spin and making 34 from 31 balls in a crucial win over UP Warriorz earlier in the week.
WPL 2023: Dropping Sciver-Brunt proved costly, admits Alyssa Healy after Warriorz lose in Eliminator
UP Warriorz's English player Sophie Ecclestone dropped a skier as Mumbai Indians' Nat Sciver-Brunt miscued a shot off Rajeshwari Gayakwad when the batter was on six. There were also a few more half-chances and dropped chances that didn't go UP's away as they lost to Mumbai Indians by six wickets and crashed out of the competition.
WPL 2023: They have positive energy, Harmanpreet praises Mumbai Indians' youngsters after Eliminator win
Sciver-Brunt smashed a 38-ball unbeaten 72 to help Mumbai Indians set up a challenging 182/4 in 20 overs. Wong then got into the act to derail the UP Warriorz's chase, claiming Kiran Navgire (43), Simran Shaikh (0) and Sophie Ecclestone (0) in successive balls during his 4-15 haul as the Warriorz were restricted to 110 all out in 17.4 overs.
WPL 2023, Eliminator: Mumbai Indians thrash UP Warriorz by 72 runs, to face Delhi Capitals in final
Mumbai Indians will now face Delhi Capitals in the final of the WPL 2023 on Sunday. England all-rounder Sciver-Brunt's blistering half-century propelled Mumbai Indians to 182-4 in 20 overs. Dropped when she was on 6 by Ecclestone, Sciver-Brunt made UP Warriorz pay dearly.
WPL 2023, Eliminator: Sciver-Brunt's 72 not out propels Mumbai Indians to 182-4 against UP Warriorz
Dropped when she was on 6 by Ecclestone, Sciver-Brunt made UP Warriorz pay dearly. Apart from her, the likes of Amelia Kerr (29), Hayley Matthews (26), Yastika Bhatia (21) and Harmanpreet Kaur (14) got starts but couldn't convert them into big innings for Mumbai.