Final: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live Streaming | Pitch Report

Delhi Capitals and the Royal Challengers Bangalore will go head-to-head in the Final of the 2024 Women’s Premier League (WPL) at the Shri Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. The game is scheduled for 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) on the 17th of March, 2024.

Final: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Final: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Squads:

Delhi Capitals – Meg Lanning* (C), Marizanne Kapp*, Aparna Mondal, Sneha Deepthi, Alice Capsey*, Titas Sadhu, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Minnu Mani, Ashwani Kumari, Arundhati Reddy, Taniya Bhatia, Laura Harris*, Shikha Pandey, Jess Jonassen*, Poonam Yadav, Annabel Sutherland*

Royal Challengers Bangalore – Smriti Mandhana (C), Ekta Bisht, Georgia Wareham*, Shreyanka Patil, Sophie Molineux*, Shradda Pokharkar, Richa Ghosh, Kate Cross*, Nadine de Klerk*, Shubha Satheesh, Sabbhineni Meghana, Indrani Roy, Asha Shobana, Ellyse Perry*, Simran Dil Bahadur, Disha Kasat, Renuka Singh Thakur, Sophie Devine*

Players to watch out:

Meg Lanning

The 31-year-old opening batter, averaging 38.50 and striking at 125.20, has amassed 308 runs from 8 outings this WPL. Meg, in her previous 5 outings, has registered scores of 55, 53, 60, 29, and 18, and it’ll be hoped that she capitalizes on her previous couple of scores, continuing her excellent batting form.

Marizanne Kapp

The 34-year-old all-rounder in the 2024 WPL, while having managed 71 runs from 5 innings, is the leading wicket-taker with 11 to her name off 6 outings. Kapp has been in outstanding form with the ball, while also providing valuable cameos with the bat. She’ll be banked upon for the goods, both with bat and ball.

Smriti Mandhana

The 27-year-old opening batter has added 269 runs, striking at 145.41, from 9 WPL appearances this season. Smriti has been in notable form this WPL; however, in her previous 4 outings, she departed on scores of 24, 5, 11, and 10. Runs have been easy to score at the top, and she’ll be relied upon to notch up a good score.

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Sophie Molineux

The 26-year-old all-rounder debuted this WPL season with the Royal Challengers Bangalore and has bagged 9 wickets from as many outings, while also being handy with the bat. Sophie, in her previous couple of bowling innings, has finished on figures of 1/26 and 1/16, and it’ll be expected of her to carry forward this form into the final.

Pitch:

The 22-yard strip at Shri Arun Jaitley Stadium offers a fair contest between bat and ball. With an average score in the 150s, it promises an intriguing contest. Pacers enjoy favorable conditions on this track, while spinners can also make an impact.

Weather:

The conditions in Delhi are expected to be pleasant for the game, despite cloudy skies, as the chances of rain are minimal. The temperature is forecasted to be around 23°C, with light winds and humidity at 34%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Richa Ghosh, Meg Lanning, Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, Ellyse Perry, Jess Jonassen, Sophie Devine, Georgia Wareham, Radha Yadav

Match details:

Date – March 17, 2024

Time – 7:30 PM IST

Venue – Shri Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on Jio Cinema and telecasted on Sports18.

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