WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians Continue their winning streak after a massive win against UP Warriorz

Mumbai Indians registered their fourth consecutive win after a dominant display from Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia & Harmanpreet Kaur against UP Wariiorz in the 10th match of WPL 2023.

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Mumbai Indians are on a wild run at this moment in the WPL 2023. Harmanpreet & her co are having fun on the pitch while playing against the opposition. They have now faced all of their 4 oppositions and yet no team has been able to put them in trouble. Mumbai continue their winning streak with yet another dominant win in the inaugural Women's Premier League. They beat UP Warriorz quite easily at the Brabourne Stadium after some brilliant displays from Saika Ishaque, Yastika Bhatia & the skipper Harmanpreet Kaur. Read the full match report below.

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Alyssa Healy & Harmanpreet Kaur during the toss

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WPL 2023: UP Warriorz vs Mumbai Indians Match Report

UP Warriorz's batting:

Choosing the Bat after winning the toss has become the tradition of WPL 2023. UP Warriorz did no different. Alyssa Healy was carrying her form from the previous game where she remained not out with 96 runs. They needed a great start to put up a big total against a team like Mumbai Indians. Alyssa Healy showed confidence right from the start but Mumbai just couldn't let them do whatever they were hoping to do. Saika Ishaque has been the most important player for Harmanpreet Kaur's Mumbai till now and she gave the early breakthrough. Kiran Navgire went on to help the skipper but after hitting two fours and 1 six, she also lost her wicket. Amelia Kerr sent her to the dugout for 17 runs. Tahila Mcgrath showed she is the no 1 ranked batter in the world. Tahila alongside her captain built an important partnership of 82 runs.

WPL 2023: Partnership of 82 runs between Tahila Mcgrath & Alyssa Healy | Sportz Point

Partnership of 82 runs between Tahila Mcgrath & Alyssa Healy
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Alyssa Healy scored 58 runs in 46 deliveries with 7 fours & 1 six. Tahile Mcgrath completed her half-century in 36 deliveries with the help of nine fours. Saika Ishaque was waiting for the moment as she scalped both of their wickets. Saika Ishaque claimed three wickets in her spell and she is also leading the chart of most wickets of WPL 2023 with 12 wickets. UP Warriorz put up a total of 159 runs in 20 overs.

WPL 2023: Saika Ishaque after scalping the wicket of Devika Baidya | Sportz Point

Saika Ishaque after scalping the wicket of Devika Baidya
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Mumbai Indians' Chase:

Yastika Bhatia gave Mumbai Indians a great start while coming down for the chase. Hayley Matthews didn't have a great day with the bat although she bowled really well. Sophie Ecclestone took the wicket of Matthews for only 12 runs. Nat Sciver-Brunt came to rescue Mumbai from a dizzy position & with Yastika, she made a brilliant partnership. Yastika Bhatia took responsibility for the big hits as Nat Sciver went to join her. Eventually, Yastika lost her wicket to Gayakward for 41 runs in 27 deliveries.

WPL 2023: Yastika Bhatia starred in the Mumbai Indians' chase | Sportz Point

Yastika Bhatia starred in the Mumbai Indians' chase
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Skipper Harman Preet Kaur went on to win the match for Mumbai Indians. The Indian skipper showed class alongside Nat Sciver-Brunt and build the partnership of 106 runs as they completed the chase so easily. Harmanpreet completed her half-century in just 31 deliveries and remained not out by scoring 53 runs with 9 fours & 1 six. Nat Sciver-Brunt also remained not out for 45 runs and finished the match quite in style with an amazing six.

Harmanpreet Kaur punches down the ground for her half-century | Sportz Point

Harmanpreet Kaur punches down the ground for her half-century
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