List of Milestones and Records made during Match 16 – Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants

Mumbai Indians win a thriller, making the way even more difficult for Gujarat Giants ahead in WPL 2024. In the 16th match between Gujarat Giants and Mumbai Indians at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, the game turned out to be a record-breaking run chase. To start with Beth Mooney elected to bat 1st after winning the toss. Gujarat Giants got off to a great start scoring 52 runs in the power play at the loss of 1 wicket. Dayalan Hemalatha and Beth Mooney went on to stitch a 100-run partnership for the 2nd wicket, which also turned out to be 2 consecutive 100-run partnerships for Gujarat Giants after none before in WPL for any wicket.

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur

Highest 2nd wicket partnership in WPL

B Mooney, D Hemalatha, 121 runs VS MI 2024

N Sciver-Brunt, H Matthews 114* runs VS RCB 2023

E Perry, S Mandhana 95 runs VS UPW 2024

S Verma, A Capsey 82 runs VS RCB 2024

N Sciver-Brunt, Y Bhatia 74 runs VS GG 2023

Highest scores in WPL for UPW

B Mooney 85*(51) VS RCB 2024

L Wolvaardt 76(45) VS RCB 2024

D Hemalatha 74(40) V MI 2024

L Wolvaardt 68(42) VS RCB 2023

H Deol 67(45) VS RCB 2023

All 3 top scores coming in the last 2 matches

At the end of the 1st innings, Gujarat Giants scored 190 runs at a loss of 7 wickets, which would also be the highest target ever to chase in WPL. Mumbai Indians got off to a decent start in the powerplay scoring 50 runs. Yastika Bhatia missed her well-deserved fifty by one run. The situation got a bit worse for the Mumbai Indians in the middle overs when they required 91 runs in the 6 overs with captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Amelia Kerr at the crease. Following that was a total carnage innings from the captain Harmanpreet who also scored her 5th WPL fifty, the most by an Indian. In that 6 overs, it was the 15th over from Meghna Singh and the 18th from Sneh Rana where Harmanpreet Kaur went all over the park scoring 19 and 24 runs respectively. Following the 2 big overs, the task looked quite doable for the Mumbai Indians and they went on to chase down the target with a ball left by 7 wickets, It was also the 1st time in WPL 2024 that a team won while chasing in Delhi. With that Mumbai also won 9 out of 10 games while chasing in WPL and confirmed their top 2 finish in WPL 2024 points table.

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Highest 4th wicket partnership in WPL

H Kaur, A Kerr 93* runs VS GG 2024

D Hemalatha, A Gardner 93 runs VS UPW 2023

H Kaur, A Kerr 89 runs VS GG 2023

T McGrath, G Harris 78 runs VS GG 2023

S Sehrawat, G Harris 77 runs VS RCB 2024

Highest individual scores in WPL

S Devine 99 VS GG 2023

A Healy 96* VS RCB 2023

H Kaur 95*(48) MI VS GG 2024

T McGrath 90* VS DC 2023

B Mooney 85* VS RCB 2024

Highest successful run chases in WPL

Mumbai Indians 191 VS Gujarat Giants 2024

Royal Challengers Bangalore 189 VS Gujarat Giants 2023

UP Warriorz 179 VS Gujarat Giants 2023

Mumbai Indians 172 VS Delhi Capitals 2024

UP Warriorz 170 VS Gujarat Giants 2023

Orange Cap List

M Lanning 6 matches 261 runs

S Mandhana 6 matches 243 runs

H Kaur 5 matches 235 runs

B Mooney 6 matches 211 runs

D Sharma 7 matches 207 runs

Purple Cap List

J Jonassen 4 matches 10 wickets

R Yadav 6 matches 10 wickets

S Ecclestone 7 matches 8 wickets

M Kapp 4 matches 8 wickets

D Sharma 7 matches 8 wickets

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