WPL 2024: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Match Highlights | A last ball six from debutant Sajeevan Sajana helps MI beat DC in the first match of the season

A last-ball six from debutant Sajeevan Sajana helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets in the first match of the season.

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WPL 2024: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Match Highlights | A last ball six from debutant Sajeevan Sajana helps MI beat DC in the first match of the season

S Sajana hit a six in the final ball of the Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Match to help MI beat DC by 4 wickets.

  • Feb 24, 2024 00:00 IST

    A last ball six from debutant Sajeevan Sajana helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by four wickets in the first match of WPL 2024 in Bengaluru. With 12 to win from the last over, captain Harmanpreet Kaur got out in the fifth ball of the over but Sajana came from the dressing room and hit a last-ball six to get them over the line.

    Delhi Capitals put 171/5 in the first inning after Harmanpreet Kaur sent them to bat first. Alice Capsey scored a stunning 75 from 53 balls while Jemimah Rodrigues scored a fiery 42 from 24 balls to give take their score to 171.

    Mumbai's inning was hit by early wickets of Hayley Matthews but a solid fifty from Yastika Bhatia helped them pull things back. After Yastika (57 from 45 balls) was out, Harmanpreet Kaur took the initiative to score all the runs along with Amelia Kerr (24 from 18). Kaur completed her fifty but took them close. But, it was Sajana's heroics that helped them secure full points in Bengaluru.

    It was Koushik Biswas bringing you all the updates of the Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals match in Bengaluru. I hope you liked the coverage. Checkout the highlights of the match from our LIVE Blog below. Until next time, thank you and good bye.

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  • Feb 23, 2024 23:15 IST
    Sajana wins it for Mumbai Indians

    Alice Capsey gets Pooja Vastrakar in the first ball. And after a four in the third ball, she gets Harmanpreet Kaur in the fifth ball. But, it was the debutant Sajeevan Sajana who hits a last-ball six to help Mumbai Indians keep their chasing record intact. What a game we had.



  • Feb 23, 2024 23:14 IST
    Solid fifty from Harmanpreet Kaur | MI 160/4 after 19

    A captain's knock from the MI captain. With a six in the last ball of the 19th over, Harmanpreet Kaur completes her fifty in just 32 balls. Mumbai now need 12 from the last over to win the match.



  • Feb 23, 2024 23:10 IST
    Four and wicket | MI 150/4 after 18

    Shikha Pandey with an excellent over here. After going for a boundary, Pandey comes back with a wicket. She gets rid of Amelia Kerr (24 from 18 balls). Mumbai Indians now need 22 from 12 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 23:04 IST
    43 needed from 24 balls

    We have got a great game in our hand. Mumbai Indians need 43 from 24 balls with Harmanpreet Kaur batting on 36 from 25 balls and Amelia Kerr on 10 from 9 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:49 IST
    Reddy breaks the partnership | MI 108/3 after 14

    Arundhati Reddy finally breaks the third wicket partnership between Harmanpreet Kaur and Yastika Bhatia. Yastika tried to go for another big shot over mid-wicket but managed to hand an easy catch to Marizanne Kapp on the boundary line. Bhatia goes after an important inning of 57 from 45 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:38 IST
    Yastika Bhatia completes her fifty | MI 90/2 after 11



    Yastika completed her fifty in just 34 balls
    Yastika completed her fifty in just 34 balls

    Yastika Bhatia with a six over long on completes her fifty in just 34 balls. This is her maiden WPL ffity. However, it was a drop catch from Minnu Mani that helped her cross the milestone. Yastika's shot went straight through the hands to give her first fifty.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:36 IST
    10 overs done; MI 80/2

    Mumbai Indians now need 92 runs in 60 balls to win the first game of the season. Yastika Bhatia on 44 nearing her fifty while Harmanpreet Kaur looking good after her 13 from 10 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:19 IST
    Minnu drops Harmanpreet Kaur | MI 55/2 after 7

    Minnu Mani drops Harmanpreet Kaur on 4. Kaur tried to pull a short ball from Reddy but managed to find Minnu in short midwicket. But she failed to hold on to that.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:18 IST
    Arundhati Nat-meged Nat | MI 54/2



    Arundhatti Reddy after getting Nat Sciver-Brunt out
    Arundhatti Reddy after getting Nat Sciver-Brunt out

    Arundhati Reddy with probably the ball of the WPL. She nutmegs Nat Sciver-Brunt with a scorching yorker. Mumbai lose their second. Nat goes after 19 from 17 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 22:13 IST
    Bhatia and Nat take MI over 50 in the powerplay | MI 50/1 after 6

    A stunning 18-ball 30 from Yastika Bhatia help Mumbai Indians put 50 in the powerplay after a shocking start. Bhatia has been solid with her attacking shot and actually surprised everyone with some big shots already in the inning.



  • Feb 23, 2024 21:55 IST
    Kapp gets Hayley in the first over | 0/1 after 1



    What a start for Delhi Capitals. A wicket maiden to start the proceedings. She first got rid of Hayley Matthews who tried to drive the ball in the up and managed to get a nick.

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  • Feb 23, 2024 21:35 IST
    Delhi finish on 171/5 in the first inning

    Delhi Capitals score 171 in the first inning. After a not-so-great start, they surely would take this total. Marizanne Kapp's 16 from 9 took them over 170 in the last over as Kerr found it hard to find the length.



  • Feb 23, 2024 21:30 IST
    Jemimah goes after a solid 42 from 24 | DC 157/4 after 19



    Jemimah Rodrigues played a stunning inning of 42 from 24 balls before perishing against Nat Sciver-Brunt
    Jemimah Rodrigues played a stunning inning of 42 from 24 balls before perishing against Nat Sciver-Brunt

    Jemimah Rodrigues goes after a brilliant 42 from 24 balls. She tried to pull the ball from Nat Sciver-Brunt but only managed to nick the ball. Yastika Bhatia took a great catch diving to her left.



  • Feb 23, 2024 21:24 IST
    Amelia Kerr gets Alice Capsey | DC 141/3 after 17.2

    Finally Mumbai Indians gets Alice Capsey out. Capsey tried to reverse sweep the leg spin from Kerr but missed the ball completely. She goes after a stunning 75 from 53 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 21:17 IST
    Sajeevan Sajana drops Capsey | DC 129/2 after 16.2

    Sajeevan Sajana drops Alice Capsey on 72. Shabnim Isamil banged that ball short and Capsey got the lading edge while trying to pull the ball. However, Sajana, who had caught Meg Lanning in the same position, drops Capsey at backward point.

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  • Feb 23, 2024 21:05 IST
    100-up for Delhi Capitals | DC 104/2 after 14

    Capsey doing all the work for Delhi with another six to finshin the 14th over. Delhi complete 100 and they are now surely looking for 160 with eigth wickets in hand.

    Capsey with her 63 and counting is now the player with highest run in an inning against Mumbai Indians.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:58 IST
    Fifty for Capsey | DC 89/2 after  12



    Alice Capsey scored a stunning fifty for the Delhi Capitals team in the opening match of WPL 2024.  Image | BCCI
    Alice Capsey scored a stunning fifty for the Delhi Capitals team in the opening match of WPL 2024. Image | BCCI

    Huge over for Delhi Capitals. Capsey went after Hayley Matthews and hit two sixes and a boundary to complete her fifty, the first of the season. She crosses her milestone in just 37 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:52 IST
    Nat gets Lanning | DC 67/2



    Nat Sciver-Brunt got the better of Meg Lanning.
    Nat Sciver-Brunt got the better of Meg Lanning.

    Huge wicket for Mumbai Indians. Nat Sciver-Brunt gets the better of Meg Lanning. It was a back of the hand delivery that lured Meg Lanning to go for a big shot. However, she only managed to get a top edge and Sajeevan Sajana at backward point did the rest.

    Lanning goes for 31 from 25 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:49 IST
    Mumbai takes the chance; lose DRS | DC 65/1 after 10

    Harmanpreet Kaur finally asks Hayley Mathhews to bowl and she nearly had trapped Meg Lanning in front of the wicket. Though the ball had pitched on line, the ball was missing the stumps due to hight. They lose another DRS.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:40 IST
    50 partnership up for Meg and Capsey |DC 63/1 after9

    Meg Lanning and Alice Capsey's partnership crosses 50-mark. Lanning and Capsey again goes after Ameli Kerr. Meg hits the first six of the season while Capsey keeps on finding the gap in every over.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:34 IST
    Amelia Kerr goes for 11 | DC 38/1 after 7



    Meg Lanning started to find her mojo after a slow start in the Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals match in WPL 2024
    Meg Lanning started to find her mojo after a slow start in the Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals match in WPL 2024

    Finally Meg Lanning breaks the schakle and hits her first boundary of the match. Meanwhile, Capsey is looking solid with her attacking shots. Amelia Kerr's first over goes for 11 with two boundariesand and a double. Delhi looking to get going in their inning.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:23 IST
    Capsey goes bang before nearly getting run out | DC 16/1

    Alice Cpasey welcomed her English teammate Nat Sciver-Brunt with two back-to-back boundaries in the fourth over. First she moved towards the off side to launch the ball over long on and then found the gap in the leg side for the second boundary of the over.

    However, she was nearly run out bu Pooja Vastrakar in the last ball of the over as Meg Lanning asked her for a quick run. She was well outside the crease but Pooja could not hit the stumps from cover.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:14 IST
    Ismails strikes | DC 3/1



    Shafali Verma was clean bowled by Shabnim Ismail early in the inning  Image | BCCI
    Shafali Verma was clean bowled by Shabnim Ismail early in the inning Image | BCCI

    Shabnim Isamil strikes. She distrubs the stumps of Shafali Verma. Verma who was trying to find room outside the off-stump, could not get ball with the bat and Delhi Capitals lose their first wicket.

    Verma goes for 1 from 8 balls.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:11 IST
    Saika Ishaque on the spot | DC 3/0

    The breakthrough performer of last season's WPL, Saika Ishaque starts well for the defending champions. She gives away just 2 runs in her first over as Shafali kept on trying finding the gap in the off-side but without any result.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:07 IST
    Ismail starts well for Mumbai Indians 

    Shabnim Ismail starts well for Mumbai Indians in the opening match of WPL 2024. She was replacing Issy Wong, who did outstandingly well last season. The veteran speedster was on the money from the first over giving away just one run in the first over.



  • Feb 23, 2024 20:01 IST
    Debutants in the match





  • Feb 23, 2024 19:48 IST
    Playing XIs

    Delhi Capitals:  Shafali Verma, Meg Lanning, Jemimah Rodrigues, Alice Capsey, Marizanne Kapp, Annabel Sutherland, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Arundhati Reddy, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav 

    Mumbai Indians: Hayley Matthews, Yastika Bhaita (wk), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Shabnim Ismail, Amanjot Kaur, Saika Ishaque, Sajeevan Sajana, Keerthana Balakrishnan



  • Feb 23, 2024 19:40 IST
    Toss Update

    Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl first. Harmanpreet Kaur says dew is the main issue for her decision.



  • Feb 23, 2024 19:20 IST
    Scenes from the WPL 2024 Opening ceremony





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  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST

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  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST
    How to watch the Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals WPL 2024 Match?

    The Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals WPL 2024 match will be televised on Sports18 and Sports18 HD TV channels in India. All the WPL 2024 matches will be streamed for free on the Jio Cinema app and website.



  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST
    Match Details: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

    Match No: 1

    Date: 23-02-2-24

    Time: 20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)

    Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium



  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST

    Only few hours to go!



  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST
    Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals head-to-head in WPL

    Matches: 3

    Mumbai Indians: 2

    Delhi Capitals: 1



  • Feb 23, 2024 17:38 IST
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