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WPL 2023: Garce Harris shines as UP Warriors outplays Gujarat Giants in last over thriller

New Delhi: Grace Harris finished off in style at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday as UP Warriorz won their tournament-opener by 3 wickets with 3 balls left in the last over. Grace smashed an absolute freaking 59 off 26 balls, in a thrilling encounter against Gujarat Giants. ๐‘ฉฬถ๐’‚ฬถ๐’•ฬถ ๐’‡ฬถ๐’Šฬถ๐’“ฬถ๐’”ฬถ๐’•ฬถ,ฬถ ๐’˜ฬถ๐’Šฬถ๐’ฬถ ๐’•ฬถ๐’‰ฬถ๐’†ฬถ ๐’Žฬถ๐’‚ฬถ๐’•ฬถ๐’„ฬถ๐’‰ฬถ […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Mar 16, 2023 16:13 IST
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New Delhi: Grace Harris finished off in style at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday as UP Warriorz won their tournament-opener by 3 wickets with 3 balls left in the last over. Grace smashed an absolute freaking 59 off 26 balls, in a thrilling encounter against Gujarat Giants.

First thriller match of WPL

The inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League gets its first last-ball thriller after two consecutive one-sided finishes.

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On the last delivery of the match, Sutherland, crumbled under pressure and Harris pulls the full toss for a six, over long leg.

Match report card

Initially in the game, Harleen Deol smacked 46 runs and pushed Gujarat Giants to 169/6. Kim Garth bagged the second five-wicket haul in WPL 2023, but it went in vain as GG continued their poor performance in the league.

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Earlier, Gujarat Giants stand-in skipper Sneha Rana won the toss and decided to bat first. GG faced a huge blow in the first game of the tournament as star batter and captain Beth Mooney was ruled out in the first match against Mumbai Indians.

Playing XI

Gujarat Giants Playing XI: Sabbhineni Meghana, Harleen Deol, Ashleigh Gardner, Sophia Dunkley, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, Sushma Verma(w), Dayalan Hemalatha, Sneh Rana(c), Tanuja Kanwar, Mansi Joshi

UP Warriorz Playing XI: Alyssa Healy(w/c), Shweta Sehrawat, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Simran Shaikh, Kiran Navgire, Devika Vaidya, Sophie Ecclestone, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad

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First published on: Mar 05, 2023 11:26 PM IST

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