Delhi Capitals had been handed their second defeat of the Girls’s Premier League of their final fixture in opposition to Gujarat Giants as they misplaced by 11 runs. Batting first Gujarat posted 147/4 of their allotted 20 overs courtesy of half-centuries from Laura Wolvaardt (57 off 45) and Ashleigh Gardner (51* off 33).
In reply, Delhi had been bundled out for 136 in 18.4 overs with Marizanne Kapp prime scoring with 36 off 29 balls. Regardless of the defeat, Delhi have certified for the knockout stage of the event having 4 wins in six matches. Their subsequent recreation is in opposition to the table-toppers Mumbai Indians on Monday, March 20 at Dr DY Patil Sports activities Academy in Navi Mumbai.
Delhi have eight factors to their identify with two matches remaining within the league stage, whereas Mumbai have ten factors with the identical variety of matches left. Delhi will look to beat Mumbai by an enormous margin to get an opportunity to complete on the prime of the factors desk and get a direct entry into the finals. To try this, they are going to as soon as once more should subject a robust taking part in XI to beat the desk toppers.
Right here is Delhi Capitals’ predicted XI for the match in opposition to Mumbai Indians:
Openers: Shafali Verma, Meg Lanning (c)
After her whirlwind knock of 76* off 28 balls in opposition to Gujarat within the ninth Match, Shafali has had two consecutive failures as she received bowled for a golden duck in opposition to RCB and will solely handle to attain 8 in opposition to Gujarat. She is going to look to return to her normal type in opposition to Mumbai with the knockout stage approaching.
Meg Lanning was ruling the batting charts till Match 17, as she was the main run-scorer of the event. Nevertheless, the Australian star has been dethroned from the highest place with Sophie Devine taking her place. Devine is 27 runs forward of Lanning who has 239 runs to his identify in six innings. The Delhi captain can be desperate to return to the highest of the desk with one other elegant knock in opposition to Mumbai.
Center Order: Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Taniya Bhatia (wk)
Alice Capsey was wanting in good contact within the final recreation in opposition to Gujarat having scored 22 off 11 deliveries, nonetheless, her innings was reduce brief by an unlucky run out. She has performed three good cameos within the event to this point and has picked three wickets as nicely. Capsey will as soon as once more look to make a significant contribution for his group in opposition to Mumbai.
Jemimah had her first actual failure of the event in opposition to Gujarat as she departed after scoring only one. Nevertheless, she has made important contributions within the center order and can as soon as once more look to carry out nicely in opposition to Mumbai.
Taniya Bhatia as soon as once more failed to attain with the bat in her second batting alternative of the event and returned to the pavilion after scoring only one run. Nevertheless, she has executed a good job behind the wickets donning the wicketkeeping gloves.
All-rounders: Marizanne Kapp, Jess Jonassen
Marizanne Kapp has executed a fantastic job as an allrounder as far as she has scored 125 runs at a mean of 41 and he or she’s additionally the second-highest wicket-taker for Delhi having taken seven scalps at a mean of 21. Within the final recreation, she top-scored with 36 off 29 balls and in addition picked up 1/24 in 4 overs. Kapp will as soon as once more look to place up one other all-round present in opposition to Mumbai.
Jess Jonassen picked up 2/38 in 4 overs in opposition to Gujarat however failed to fireplace with the bat. She has performed two sensible knocks within the event to this point and has additionally picked up 5 wickets. Jonassen will as soon as once more look to contribute with both bat or ball in opposition to Mumbai.
Bowlers: Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav
Arundhati Reddy picked up her first wicket of the event as she dismissed Laura Wolvaardt within the recreation in opposition to Gujarat. She completed with figures of 1/25 in three overs and in addition scored 25 off 17 in her first outing with the bat. She is going to as soon as once more look to carry out for her group if given the chance in opposition to Mumbai.
Radha Yadav failed to select a wicket in opposition to Gujarat and gave away 23 runs in three overs. She hasn’t had the very best of the tournaments to this point having picked up just one wicket in six matches. Yadav will look to step up his recreation in opposition to Mumbai with the knockout stage approaching.
Shikha Pandey is the main wicket-taker of the event for Delhi to this point having scalped eight wickets at a mean of 18.87 and an economic system of 6.86. Having remained wicketless in opposition to Gujarat she is going to look to select essential wickets for her aspect in opposition to Mumbai.
Poonam Yadav was introduced into the aspect instead of Tara Norris who may solely choose two wickets after taking a fifer within the first recreation. Poonam bowled two overs within the match and gave away simply seven runs in two overs. Captain Meg Lanning will look to
Predicted Taking part in XI: Meg Lanning (c), Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, Jess Jonassen, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav
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