Match 9: Gujarat Giants v Delhi Capitals | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming 

The ninth match of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will be played between Gujarat Giants and Delhi Capitals at the DY Patil Cricket Stadium on March 11. The game will begin at 7.30 PM IST.

 

Match 9: Gujarat Giants v Delhi Capitals | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming 
Match 9: Gujarat Giants v Delhi Capitals | Squads | Players to Watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

Both teams will play their fourth match of the tournament. While Gujarat Giants have won one and lost two, Delhi Capitals have won two and lost one.

Squads

Gujarat Giants: Ashleigh Gardner, Sophie Dunkley, Anna Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana (c), S Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Mansi Joshi, D Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Tanuja Kanwer, Sushma Verma, Hurley Gala, Ashwani Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabnam Shakil, Laura Wolvaardt, Kim Garth

Delhi Capitals: Jemimah Rodrigues, Meg Lanning (c), Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marizanne Kapp, Titas Sadhu, Alice Capsey, Tara Norris, Laura Harris, Jasia Akhter, Minnu Man, Taniya Bhatia, Poonam Yadav, Jess Jonassen, Sneha Deepthi, Arundhati Reddy, Aparna Mandal

Players to watch

Sophia Dunkley: 

The right-handed opening batter of Gujarat Giants hammered the fastest 50 of this WPL as she achieved the milestone in 18 balls. She blasted 65 off 28 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last fixture. Her innings was laced with 11 fours and three sixes.

Ashleigh Gardner:

The all-rounder of Gujarat Giants contributed with bat and ball in her last outing against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The off-spinner was the most successful bowler with 3/31 in four overs. She also muscled 19 off 15, including a couple of hits to the fence.

Meg Lanning: 

The skipper of Delhi Capitals picked up from where she had left in the last game and scored 43 off 41 against Mumbai Indians in her previous appearance. The right-handed opening batter laid a solid foundation and was there till the end of the 13th over. She anchored the innings but failed to find able allies.

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Jemimah Rodrigues: 

The right-handed middle-order batter of Delhi Capitals played quickfire innings of 25 from 18 against Mumbai Indians in the last match. She smashed three boundaries and shared a 50-run partnership with captain Meg Lanning for the fourth wicket. She also accounted for a brilliant catch in the deep. 

Pitch

It will be the fifth match of the tournament at the venue. The teams batting first and second have won two each. Apart from the last game played here, the other three were high-scoring. The surface looks good for batting. Expect a run feast.

Weather

The weather is expected to be clear and warm. The maximum temperature attained during the match will be 29 degrees Celsius. There will be a four percent cloud cover and a zero percent chance of rain. The wind will blow from the southwest.

Fantasy Playing XI

Sushma Verma, Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma, Harleen Deol, Jemimah Rodrigues, Sophia Dunkley, Ashleigh Gardner, Kim Garth, Alice Capsey, Marizanne Kapp, Jess Jonassen

Match details

Date: March 11, 2023

Time: 7.30 PM IST

Venue: DY Patil Cricket Stadium, Mumbai

Live streaming: Sports18 Network, Jio Cinema

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I am a former cricketer having represented Mumbai University at All India University level. I was a part of MCA probables for the U-19 and U-23 age group. I have been an avid cricket writer for the last five years. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D from IIT Bombay.

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