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WPL: How Virat Kohli’s message fired up Kanika Ahuja | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Kanika Ahuja blasted a rapid 46 to help Royal Challengers Bangalore finally end their losing streak in the Women's Premier League in Mumbai and the talented allrounder said it was a discussion with India batting great Virat Kohli which fired her up.RCB chased down a tricky 136 to secure a five-wicket win against UP Warriorz on Wednesday as the 20-year-old from Punjab smashed 46 off 30 balls, the highest score by an uncapped player in the WPL so far.The winning moment! 🥹Tonight was a Wunderkind Wednesday special by Kanika & Richa 🔥#PlayBold #ನಮ್ಮRCB…— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) 1678904076000"Virat sir told us there is nothing about pressure here, it is all about the pleasure," Ahuja told media during the first press conference of her c...

Kanika Ahuja and Richa Ghosh help RCB navigate a tricky chase to record their first win of WPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore were winless after five matches in the inaugural Women’s Premier League, with their big guns not turning up to make the vital difference. The stars didn’t come to the party again, at least with the bat, but youngsters Kanika Ahuja and Richa Ghosh took RCB over the line against UP Warriorz at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. The RCB bowlers had dismissed UPW for 135 but when they were themselves reduced to 60/4 in the first half of the chase, there was doubt whether they could open their account. But the 60-run stand between Kanika and Richa scripted a five-wicket win with two overs to spare that gave RCB a chance to make the playoffs. Virat Kohli, the poster boy of the RCB men’s team, met the girls before the game and it seemed to have a positive impact o...

UP Warriorz vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Highlights: RCB end losing streak in WPL with win over UP Warriorz | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore finally opened their account in the Women's Premier League with a comfortable five-wicket victory over UP Warriorz on Wednesday. RCB snapped their five-match losing streak to keep slender hopes of reaching the playoffs alive.Kanika Ahuja turned out to be the star performer as she led RCB's fightback with her 46-run knock and also shared a crucial 60-run stand with Richa Ghosh for the sixth wicket in the pursuit of 136. After Kanika's dismissal, Richa (31*) upped the ante to take RCB home with two overs to spare.Scorecard | As it happenedAfter opting to bowl, Bangalore produced a superb bowling effort to bundle out UP Warriorz for 135 in 19.3 overs. Sophie Devine and Megan Schutt triggered the top order collapse before Asha Sobhana double-strike red...