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WPL 2023: DC skipper Meg Lanning wins toss, opts to bat first vs MI

New Delhi: Delhi Capitals’ skipper Meg Lanning have won the toss and decided to bat first against Mumbai Indians. Meg Lanning’s Delhi Capitals will face off against Harmanpreet Kaur led Mumbai Indians at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Thursday. Toss Update 🚨@DelhiCapitals have won the toss and elected to bat first against @mipaltan#TATAWPL | […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Mar 16, 2023 15:37 IST
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New Delhi: Delhi Capitals’ skipper Meg Lanning have won the toss and decided to bat first against Mumbai Indians. Meg Lanning’s Delhi Capitals will face off against Harmanpreet Kaur led Mumbai Indians at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Thursday.

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“We will bat first. I think it’ll play similarly for the whole day – one change for us, Minu comes in for Reddy tonight. Need to assess the conditions, get a good start and then continue on the same way. It’s been pretty good fun, I have a good group and everyone wants to work hard,” Meg Lanning said after winning the toss.

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“We don’t really depend too much on the toss, but today we wanted to chase. We’ve done well in the last 2 games, the same XI for us. She’s a very good player and leader (on Meg Lanning), sharing the dressing room in India is a learning experience for everyone. The MI family made my day special (on her birthday yesterday), we just want to continue the way we started,” Harmanpreet Kaur said.

Top-teams fight

Lanning’s Delhi Capitals (DC) are on a good run in maiden Women’s Premier League (WPL), won all the games they have played until now. Meanwhile, Harmanpreet Kaur’s led Mumbai Indians (MI) are also enjoying tremendous success. MI have also won all the matches they have played till now.

The DC have continued their brilliant run in the WPL so far as they registered a 42-run victory over UP Warriorz in their last game on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Harmanpreet Kaur-led Mumbai Indians are also confident after their successful chase in the opener, their bowlers took team to beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the second game.

Playing XI

Delhi Capitals: Meg Lanning(c), Shafali Verma, Marizanne Kapp, Jemimah Rodrigues, Alice Capsey, Jess Jonassen, Taniya Bhatia(w), Minnu Mani, Shikha Pandey, Radha Yadav, Tara Norris.

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Mumbai Indians: Hayley Matthews, Yastika Bhatia(w), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Issy Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Humaira Kazi, Jintimani Kalita, Saika Ishaque.

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First published on: Mar 09, 2023 07:40 PM IST

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