The Gujarat Giants Women’s team is gearing up for an exhilarating season in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2024. With a lineup packed with talent and experience, they are poised for success. Let’s take a closer look at the probable playing XI that could take the field for the Giants:
Gujarat Giants Women Probable Playing XI for WPL 2024
1. Beth Mooney (C) (WK)
Beth Mooney the seasoned Australian cricketer brings her wealth of experience to Gujarat giants in the 2024 WPL Along with the no 1 ranked ICC WT20I batter Mooney’s consistency and aggressive style, promise to anchor the batting order and inject dynamism into the team lineup for thrilling performances.
2. Laura Wolvaardt
Laura Wolvaardt showcased her versatility in cricket scoring 143 runs at a strike rate of 140.19 in WPL 2023 and continuing her form in WBBL 2023/24 with 402 runs at 108.64 in 15 games with 64 international matches she s proven herself as a dependable player
3. Harleen Deol
Harleen Deol impressed in WPL 2023 scoring 202 runs in 8 matches at an average of 28.85 and a strike rate of 125.46, overall her consistency and ability to perform under pressure make her a valuable asset to the team.
4. Phoebe Litchfield
Phoebe Litchfield’s impactful performance in WBBL 2023/24 with 309 runs at a strike rate of 130.37 underscores her value in the middle order with impressive limited international experience including 189 runs at a strike rate of 170.27 her form suggests she could emerge as a top run-getter in the WPL.
5. Dayalan Hemalatha
In 8 matches Dayalan Hemalatha showcased her batting prowess with 151 runs at an impressive strike rate of 157.29 and an average of 30.20 her ability to score quickly while maintaining consistency makes her a valuable asset for the team.
6. Ashleigh Gardner
The 26-year-old Australian off-break spinner is vital for Gujarat Giants in the WPL. Shone in 8 matches with a superb bowling average of 12.62 claiming 10 wickets at an economy rate of 9.30. In WBBL 2023/24 she took 21 wickets in 14 games and also contributed 204 runs at a striking rate of 141.66 proving her all round prowess
7. Sneh Rana
In the WPL 2023, Sneh Rana showcased her bowling prowess with six wickets in eight matches at an average of 34.83 despite an economy rate of 8.58 her knack for taking key wickets proved vital additionally her consistent performance in domestic games reinforces her value as an all-rounder for Gujarat Giants
8. Kathryn Bryce
In the hundred women tournament Kathryn Bryce displayed her all-around prowess contributing with both bat and ball across 6 matches she scored 42 runs and claimed 4 wickets in WT20I showcasing her versatility and value to her team.
9. Meghna Singh
Meghna Singh showcased her bowling prowess in the domestic tournament securing 7 wickets in 5 matches at an impressive average of 18.00 highlighting her effectiveness and impact in the bowling department.
10. Tanuja Kanwar
Tanuja Kanwar proved her bowling prowess in the last WPL season with five wickets in eight matches maintaining an economy rate of 8.85 additionally her stellar performance in domestic tournaments claiming 10 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 15.00 underscores her consistency and ability to excel in high pressure situations.
11. Kashvee Gautam
Kashvee Gautam showcased her bowling talent in the recently concluded ‘A’ series against England securing 3 wickets in 4 matches with a commendable economy rate additionally her consistent form in domestic tournaments further highlights her potential and contribution to the team.