This tournament is seriously more entertaining than men’s cricket. In the 2nd match of this series, RCB women and DC women played on 5 March 2023. This was such a high-scoring match. Previously, Mumbai Indians scored 207 runs, while Delhi Capitals Women took it a step further. To know more about what happened in this match, continue reading this blog.
|Date||Sunday, March 5, 2023|
|Venue||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|Match||RCB women vs DC women|
|TV Umpire||Madanagopal Kuppuraj|
|Reserve Umpire||Saurabh Dhote|
|Match Referee||Rajni Basnet|
|DELHI CAPITALS WOMEN||ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE WOMEN|
|Shafali Verma||Smriti Mandhana|
|RCB won the toss and chose to field first|
|DELHI CAPITALS WOMEN 223-2|
|Shafali Verma 84(45)||Heather Knight 2-40|
|Meg Lanning 72(43)||Renuka Singh 0-24|
|Marizanne Kapp 39(17)||Preeti Bose 0-35|
|TARGET = 224 runs|
|RCB WOMEN 163-8|
|Smriti Mandhana 35(23)||Tara Norris 5-29|
|Heather Knight 34(21)|
|Ellyse Perry 34(19)||Alice Capsey 2-10|
|Megan Schutt 30(19)||Shikha Pandey 1-35|
|RESULT = Delhi Capitals Women won by 60 runs|
|PoM = Tara Norris|
1st Innings Highlights
- The Delhi Caps have put forth an outstanding batting effort. They have surpassed Mumbai Indians’ score from yesterday, bringing their total to 200+ in both games.
- Challengers Royals The DC openers, Shafali and Lanning, exploited Bangalore’s rookie bowling attack.
- They began by taking on Schutt in the early over and were unstoppable.
- They hit a maximum in every over save the first, demonstrating their superiority.
- Shafali and Lanning completed a 150-plus stand, laying the groundwork for a massive score.
- Kapp and Jemimah took advantage of that start, smashing 60 off the final 31 balls.
- This is a big sum, and RCB would be lucky to even come close to it.
2nd Innings Highlights
- The Delhi Capitals have won convincingly.
- They had played Royal Challengers Bangalore out of the match, and all that remained was for their bowling to retain their composure.
- Smriti and Devine set RCB off to a fast start, but with the required rate always above 11, they couldn’t keep up and were accounted for by Capsey.
- Perry kept the scorecard humming, but she was the first to go in which RCB lost 5 wickets for 7 runs, with Tara Norris the main wrecker.
- Knight and Schutt established a 50-run stand to keep the margin of loss manageable.
Player of the match
It was shocking how Shefali didn’t get the player of the match award. But Tara Norris deserves this as well. She got the player of the match award for her brilliant bowling figures of 5-29