The Delhi Capitals team recorded their first win in WPL 2024, this player was named the player of the match.

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UP Warriorz vs Delhi Capitals Women WPL 2024: In Women’s Premier League 2024, Delhi Capitals team defeated Uttar Pradesh Warriors team by 9 wickets. The Delhi Capitals team won the toss and decided to bowl first. Because the batsmen of the Uttar Pradesh team could not perform well after receiving the invitation to bat first and the team could only score 119 runs after 20 overs. Radha Yadav and Marijne Kapp bowled brilliantly for Delhi Capitals. After that, Shefali Verma showed her batting skills. He played a strong innings. It is the first win of the current season for the Delhi Capitals. This is the second consecutive defeat for the team from Uttar Pradesh in the current season.

Shefali Verma played a strong innings

While chasing the target of 120 runs set by the Uttar Pradesh Warriors team, Delhi Capitals achieved the target by losing one wicket. For Delhi Capitals, Shefali Verma scored 64 runs in 43 balls, including six fours and four sixes. While captain Meg Lanning played an innings of 51 runs. For the first wicket, there was a partnership of 119 runs between the two. When the team needed a run. Then Lanning was out. Jemimah Rodriguez then gave the Delhi team victory by hitting a four.

Gave the team a great start

Chasing the target, the Delhi team got off to a fast start with captaincy pair Meg Lanning and Shefali Verma. Shefali opened the account with a four off Sophie Ecclestone and then hit the first six of the innings off Gauhar Sultana. However, Lanning was lucky in Sultana’s over when Vrinda dropped her catch at short, good leg.

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Radha Yadav took four wickets

The Uttar Pradesh Warriors team could only score 119 runs for nine wickets, due to the excellent bowling of spinner Radha Yadav (four wickets for 20 runs) and Marijne Kapp (three wickets for five runs). Shweta Sehrawat was the team’s top scorer, scoring 45 runs in 42 balls with five fours and a six. Apart from her, no other Warriors batsman could even reach the 20-run mark. Marijne proved that this decision was the right one by taking three wickets in the powerplay. Marijne started with just one run in the first over. The Warriors team could only score 21 runs for three wickets in six overs in the powerplay. Marijne Kapp received the Player of the Match award for her outstanding performance.

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