RCB-W vs UPW-W, Match Highlights: The 8th match of the first edition of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) was played between the team of Royal Challengers Women and UP Warriors at the Brabron Stadium in Mumbai. . In this match, the UP Warriors saw a blistering performance with both the ball and the bat and registered their second win of the season by defeating the RCB women’s team by 10 wickets. For UP Warriors, captain Alyssa Healy played a brilliant unbeaten innings of match-winning 96 runs and played a key role in achieving the target in just 13 overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore women’s team captain Smriti Mandhana had decided to bat first after winning the toss in this match. Captain Mandhana and Sophie Devine, who started the innings for the team, saw a 29-run partnership for the first wicket, in which Captain Mandhana returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs in 6 balls.
In bowling from UP Warriors, Sophie Ecclestone got to see the fire, who took 4 wickets for 13 runs in 3.3 overs. While Deepti Sharma took 3 wickets while Rajeshwari Gaikwad took 1 wicket.
The opening pair of Alyssa Healy and Devika Vaidya finished the match
After this, stopping both these batsmen seemed impossible in a way for the bowlers of RCB women’s team. Alyssa Healy continued to score runs at a steady pace from one end. In which he scored an unbeaten inning of 96 runs in 47 balls with the help of 18 fours and 1 six, while Devika Vaidya also played an unbeaten inning of 36 runs in 31 balls.
The team of UP Warriors achieved this target in just 13 overs, significantly improved their net runrate and are at the third position in the points table with 4 points.
Not Dwayne Bravo or Jasprit Bumrah, Suresh Raina considers this bowler the all-time great IPL bowler