Record-breaking first day of WPL: Mumbai scored 207 runs, Hayley Mathews hit the first four and six; View Top Moments
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The first season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) began on Saturday with a match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants. Mumbai beat Gujarat by 143 runs. Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai Indians scored 207 runs in 20 overs. In response, the Gujarat team could only score 64 runs.
Ashley Gardner of Gujarat bowled the first ball of the match which started at 8:00 pm at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. In the next story, we will know who bowled the first dot ball, four, six, wicket and maiden over of the tournament. The top moments of the first day in the Women’s Premier League will also be known in this news…
First-first in WPL…
- first ball Throwed by Ashley Gardner of Gujarat Giants. No runs scored on this.
- first dot ball Yastika Bhatia of Mumbai Indians played the first dot ball.
- first run- Yastika Bhatia of Mumbai Indians took the first run of the league on the fifth ball of the first over.
- first over- Ashley Gardner of Gujarat bowled the first over of the league. Only 2 runs were given in this over.
- First four- Hayley Mathews of Mumbai Indians hit the first four in the second over of the first innings on the second ball of fast bowler Mansi Joshi in the direction of third man.
- first six Hayley Mathews of Mumbai Indians hit the first ball of the second over in the direction of square leg off fast bowler Mansi Joshi.
Hayley Mathews hit the first four and six of the tournament.
- First wicket- Gujarat Giants’ left arm spinner Tanuja Kanwar took the wicket of Yastika Bhatia on the third ball of the third over. Fuller length ball outside off, Bhatia went to play on the off side, but was caught by Georgia Wareham.
- First catch- Georgia Wareham of Gujarat Giants took the first catch of the tournament at point. This catch was of Yastika Bhatia. She got out after scoring one run on 8 balls.
- first bold- Hayley Mathews of Mumbai Indians was dismissed in the 9th over of the first innings. He was bowled by Ashley Gardner of Gujarat on the score of 47 runs.
Hayley Mathews of Mumbai was bowled by Ashley Gardner of Gujarat.
first golden duck
Gujarat Giants batter Ashley Gardner became the victim of a golden duck in the second innings. In the second over of the innings, Izabelle Wong caught him in the slips on a score of zero. Gardner was sold in the auction for Rs 3.20 crore.
Before Gardner, Harleen Deol became the first player in the league to be dismissed on a score of zero. She became the victim of Natalie Seaver Brunt after playing 2 balls in the very first over. She was caught by Isabel Wong at third man.
Isabel Wong of Mumbai Indians celebrates after taking the catch of Harleen Deol.
The first review was taken by Sneh Rana
The first DRS of the league was taken in the 8th over of the second innings. Sneh Rana of Gujarat Giants was lbw by Mumbai’s Amelia Kerr on the very first ball of the over. Sneh took the review, but she remained out in the review as well. Rana could only score one run on 2 balls.
retire first batter
Gujarat Giants captain Beth Mooney retired hurt in the very first over of the second innings and returned to the pavilion. He strained his knee trying to take a run on the fourth ball of the over from Natalie Seaver. Gujarat’s physio team came on the ground and Mooney retired hurt and returned to the pavilion. She could not open the account by playing 3 balls.
Beth Mooney retired hurt in the very first over of the second innings and returned to the pavilion.
Amelia Kerr threw the first maiden
Amelia Kerr of Mumbai Indians bowled the first maiden over. He took 2 wickets in the 8th over of the second innings and did not give any runs. In this over, he sent Tanuja Kanwar and Sneh Rana to the pavilion. After this over, Gujarat’s score was 7 wickets for 23 runs.
Amelia Kerr bowls her first maiden over of the tournament.
Review taken against wide
Mumbai’s Psych Ishaq was bowling the 13th over in the second innings. He bowled the last ball of the over down the leg side. The umpire called it wide, against which Mumbai captain Harmanpreet Kaur took a review. It was seen in the review that the ball hit the batsman’s bat and went to the wicketkeeper.
In this way the umpire had to reverse his decision. Mumbai took the review to convert the wide and they were successful in it. Saika Ishaq’s over was maiden and she ended her spell with figures of 4/11 in 3.1 overs.
Fifty First Partnership
Natalie Sciver Brunt and Hayley Mathews of Mumbai Indians made the first fifty partnership in the tournament. Both added 54 runs on 38 balls. In this partnership, Mathews scored 29 off 20 balls and Natalie scored 23 off 18 balls. Seaver was the victim of Georgia Wareham after scoring 23 runs.
44 runs scored in the first powerplay
Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai Indians scored 44 runs at the loss of one wicket after 6 overs. The team lost the wicket of opener Yastika Bhatia in the third over itself. But, Natalie Seaver and Hayley Mathews held the innings and did not let any more wickets fall till the end of the powerplay.
Name of the first fifty Herman
Mumbai Indians captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored the first fifty of the league. He completed his fifty in just 22 balls. During this, he also hit 7 fours in 7 consecutive balls. In these, 4 fours were collected by Monica Patel and 3 by Ashley Gardner. Harman got out after scoring 65 runs in 30 balls.
Score of 200 in the first innings
Batting first after losing the toss, Mumbai Indians scored 207 runs in the very first match. The team lost only 5 wickets in 20 overs. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored 65 runs in 30 balls. Hayley Mathews was dismissed for 47 and Amelia Kerr remained unbeaten on 45. Sneh Rana from Gujarat took maximum 2 wickets.
Mumbai won by 143 runs
Chasing a mammoth target of 208 runs, Gujarat Giants could manage only 64 runs in 15.1 overs. In this way they had to face a big defeat of 143 runs. read match news click here…