Royal Challengers Bangalore Girls will face Gujarat Giants Girls within the sixteenth match of the Girls’s Premier League 2023 (WPL) at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium on March 18. Each groups gained their respective final video games to stay within the hunt for the eliminator.
Royal Challengers beat UP Warriors by 5 wickets to register their first win in WPL 2023 and jumped to the fourth place on the factors desk. However, Giants pushed RCB again to the underside with an 11-run win over Delhi Capitals of their final recreation. Each groups want a win within the upcoming recreation to stay within the race for the Eliminator spot which makes for an exhilarating mouth-watering conflict on Saturday.
With simply two group-stage matches remaining, RCB will probably be trying to construct on the momentum from their most up-to-date win. Though captain Smriti Mandhana and star pacer Renuka Singh are but to make an affect, the administration is unlikely to tinker with their enjoying XI for the upcoming recreation.
Here is Royal Challengers Bangalore’s predicted XI for the match in opposition to Gujarat Giants:
Openers: Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine
Smriti Mandhana’s poor run with the bat continued as she was bowled out on a duck in opposition to UP Warriors within the final recreation. The rcb skipper Has thus far scored simply 88 runs from six innings at a median of 14.66 and at a strike fee of 112.82, with 35 as her highest rating. Contemplating the significance of the sport, the star Indian batsman must be at his finest in opposition to Gujarat Giants.
New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine was wonderful with the ball in opposition to UP Warriors, selecting up the massive wickets of Alyssa Healy and Devika Vaidya. Devine additionally began nicely whereas batting and smashed a six and a 4 however did not convert it into an enormous knock.
Center Order: Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Richa Ghosh (wk), Kanika Ahuja, Disha Kasat
Ellyse Perry Scored simply 10 runs in opposition to UP Warriors within the final recreation however had an impactful outing with the ball, selecting up three necessary wickets. She took the dear wickets of Deepti Sharma and Grace Harris and conceded solely 16 runs within the course of. Perry has been RCB’s finest performer thus far with 205 runs and three wickets from six innings of WPL 2023.
Heather Knight scored 24 essential runs off 21 balls in opposition to UP Warriors however did not get an opportunity to bowl. She has been inconsistent along with her efficiency thus far, amassing simply 101 runs and 4 wickets.
Richa Ghosh scored the profitable runs in opposition to UP Warrioz within the final recreation as she remained unbeaten on 31 off 32 deliveries whereas efficiently chasing 135 runs. After a disastrous begin, Richa confirmed glimpses of her high quality batting within the final two video games and has scored a complete of 109 runs from six innings thus far.
Disha Kasat did not get an opportunity to bat for the second consecutive time with Kanika Ahuja and Shreyanka Patil being most popular over her within the batting order. A fit-again Kanika returned to the enjoying XI in opposition to UP Warriors and performed a match-winning knock of 46 off 30 to win the ‘Participant of the Match’ award.
All-rounder: Shreyanka Patil
The 20-year-old spin all-rounder is having fun with her breakthrough time in WPL 2023 having made a reputation for herself with three wickets and 58 runs from 5 innings of which, she remained unbeaten in three. Within the final match, Patil took a wicket in opposition to UP Warriors however had an in any other case costly outing, conceding runs at an economic system fee of 14.00.
Bowlers: Megan Schutt, Renuka Singh, Sobhana Asha
Megan Schutt dismissed the world no.1 T20I batter Tahlia McGrath on simply two runs as she bowled a formidable spell of 1 for 21 in opposition to UP Warriors within the final recreation. She has taken simply three wickets from 5 innings thus far however stays a key bowler for her facet.
Renuka Singh endured one other poor spell as she did not get a wicket in opposition to UP Warriors within the final match. She was restricted to only two overs as she conceded runs at an economic system fee of 10.00. Renuka has taken only one wicket from six innings in WPL 2023 and has a relatively dismal economic system fee of 9.54.
Skilled leg-spinner Sobhana Asha was spectacular in opposition to UP Warriors with two well timed wickets in opposition to 27 runs from her four-over spell. Asha took 4 wickets from her final two innings and will probably be trying to make an identical affect in opposition to Gujarat Giants on Saturday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI: Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Richa Ghosh (wk), Kanika Ahuja, Disha Kasat, Shreyanka Patil, Megan Schutt, Renuka Singh, Sobhana Asha
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