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Harmanpreet’s stunning 65 powers Mumbai Indians to 207/5 in WPL opener

Mumbai Indians celebrate the wicket of Annabel Sutherland during the Inaugural WPL match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini Captain Harmanpreet Kaur powered Mumbai Indians to an imposing 207/5 with a stunning half-century against Gujarat Giants as the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL) got underway in front of a fairly packed crowd in Mumbai on Saturday. The opener was preceded by a glittering opening ceremony at the DY Patil Stadium. Kaur lit up the contest with a compelling knock of 65 off just 30 balls (14x4s), which floored the Gujarat Giants and wrote her name in the history books. The right-handed Kaur added a quickfire 89 runs for the fourth wicket with Amelia Kerr, with the New Zealand batter making ...

Beth Mooney to lead Gujarat Giants in inaugural WPL, Sneh Rana named her deputy

Australia’s Beth Mooney is one of the few batters in the Women’s T20 to have scored more than one hundred, her highest score being an unbeaten 117. File. | Photo Credit: AP Prolific Australia opener Beth Mooney was on Monday named as captain of the Gujarat Giants for the inaugural season of the Women's Premier League (WPL), starting March 4. The explosive wicket-keeper batter had produced a match-winning 74-run knock in the title clash of the Women’s T20 World Cup against South Africa on Sunday and was adjudged the ‘player of the match’. India all-rounder Sneh Rana will be Mooney's deputy. “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead the Adani Gujarat Giants in the historic Women’s Premier League’s inaugural edition in 2023," Mooney said in a release. “The squad is keen to get t...

Mumbai Indians to face Gujarat Giants in WPL opener on March 4

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah, President Roger Binny, Vice-President Rajeev Shukla, Treasurer Ashish Shelar and another dignitary at the auction for the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League in Mumbai on February 13, 2023. | Photo Credit: ANI Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants will clash in a blockbuster opening match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) on March 4 while the final will be held on March 26, the BCCI announced on Tuesday.Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai and the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai will hold 11 matches each in the inaugural edition of the tournament which will have 22 games - 20 league matches, one eliminator and final -- being played across 23 days.Most expensive batters to feature at the first edition of #WPL and their ...