WPL 2024: Grace Harris played an explosive innings, UP Warriors reached this position in the points table with the win.

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Grace Harris

In the second season of Women’s Premier League (WPL), UP Warriors team won the match against Gujarat Giants by 6 wickets. This is the UP Warriors’ second win this season. Batting first in the game, the Gujarat Giants team scored 142 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Thereafter, target-chasing Grace Harris of UP Warriors team played an important role in the team winning in just 15.4 overs by playing an unbeaten innings of 60 runs. After this win, the UP team has now reached third place in the points table of the second WPL season.

Gujarat’s bowling looked helpless before Grace Harris’ innings.

Chasing the target of 143, the opening pair of captain Alyssa Healy and Kiran Navgire got the UP Warriors team off to a good start, posting a partnership of 42 runs for the first wicket. Thereafter, both opening batsmen returned to the pavilion until the score reached 50. From here, Grace Harris took over UP’s innings from one end and started scoring runs at a quick pace after which the Gujarat Giants bowlers seemed difficult to stop her. The UP team had completed 100 runs of their innings in just 13 overs. From here they didn’t need many overs to win the match. Grace Harris faced 33 balls in which she played an unbeaten innings of 60 runs. Apart from this, Alyssa Healy played an innings of 33 runs for the UP Warriors. If we talk about Gujarat Giants’ bowling in the match, Tanuja Kanwar took two wickets.

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Sophie’s bowling was great, Gujarat Giants couldn’t get a big score

If we talk about the innings of the Gujarat Giants team in this game, Phoebe Lichfold scored an innings of 35 runs while Ashley Gardner also played an innings of 30 runs. Otherwise, the other batsmen could not show any special achievements. Sophie Ecclestone took three wickets while bowling for the UP Warriors team. With the win in this game, UP Warriors have now moved straight to third place, while defending champions Mumbai Indians are in fourth place. In the points table, the Gujarat Giants team has failed to win even a single game so far. While all remaining four teams have four points each.

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