Get WPL 2023 At A Glance: The Women’s Premier League (WPL) culminated in a grand fashion with Mumbai Indians (MI) emerging as the champions after winning against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the finals. WPL 2023 was held across two venues in Mumbai, featuring a total of five teams playing 22 matches.
The tournament witnessed some fierce competition among the participating teams, with Mumbai Indians (MI) emerging as the front runners right from the start. Led by Harmanpreet Kaur, they played with a lot of consistency and skill throughout the tournament, dominating their opponents in almost every game.
WPL 2023 At A Glance: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals
The final match of WPL 2023 between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals was a fitting end to the tournament, with both teams putting up a spirited performance. However, Mumbai Indians once again showed their class, clinching the title with a comprehensive victory over Delhi Capitals.
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In the final match of the Women’s Premier League 2023, Mumbai Indians lost their openers early on. However, their skipper Harmanpreet Kaur and Nat-Sciver played well to take the team out of danger. In the end, Amelia Kerr played a crucial role in taking Mumbai Indians (MI) to victory in the final over. Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, lost three early wickets but their skipper Meg Lanning played a good inning. Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav played late cameos to help Delhi Capitals (DC) set a challenging total.
Statistics for the Inaugural Season of Women’s Premier League
Hayley Matthews from Mumbai Indians took 16 wickets in 10 matches with an economy rate of 5.94, earning her the Rs 5 Lakhs prize for the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. Meg Lanning from Delhi Capitals won the Orange Cap for scoring the most runs in the tournament, with 345 runs in 9 innings, also earning her the Rs 5 Lakhs prize. This was the prize distribution in WPL 2023.
WPL 2023 At A Glance: Losers from the Tournament
The Gujarat Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore did not perform well in the tournament, as they were only able to win two matches out of the eight played. As a result, they were eliminated early in the tournament and could not progress further.
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Overall, the WPL 2023 was a huge success, providing a platform for some of the most talented women cricketers from around the world to showcase their skills. The tournament not only helped in promoting women’s cricket in India but also provided a much-needed boost to the sport worldwide.
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