Smriti Mandhana won the toss and decided to bat first in the eliminator match of Women’s Premier League 2024. RCB’s batting under Mandhana’s captaincy disappointed the fans a lot in the eliminator match and could only score 135 runs in 20 overs. However, due to explosive bowling performance, RCB won this thrilling match by 5 runs.

With this win, RCB has made it to the finals of WPL 2024. Now RCB’s title match will be played with Delhi Capitals on March 17. Let us tell you that the title match of WPL 2023 was played between Delhi and Mumbai, in which Mumbai won the title.

batting position of bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Smriti Mandhana had won the toss and decided to bat first in the eliminator match of the Women’s Premier League 2024, but her team had a very poor start. Bangalore got the first blow in the form of Sophie Devine on 20 runs. Sophie Devine was expected to perform better in the decider, but she returned to the pavilion after scoring only 10 runs. After this, captain Smriti Mandhana also got out after scoring 10 runs on the same score. After Mandhana’s dismissal, RCB fans were expecting Disha Cassette, who came in at number 4, to take over the team, but she could not even open the account and by this time Bangalore’s score was 4 wickets for 23 runs.

After this, wicketkeeper batsman Richa Ghosh also returned to the pavilion after scoring 14 runs in 19 balls off the bowling of Hayley Mathews. After Richa’s dismissal, RCB was losing its wickets at regular intervals. But Ellyse Perry held one end and played a brilliant inning of 66 runs in 50 balls. Due to which Bangalore team was successful in reaching the score of 135 in 20 overs. Hayley Mathews, Nate Sciver-Brunt and Saika Ishaq took 2-2 wickets for Mumbai.

batting position of mumbai indians

Mumbai Indians, captained by Harmanpreet, who came to chase the target of 136 runs in 20 overs, did not have a good start and at the score of 27 runs, the team lost the important wicket of in-form batsman Hayley Mathews. Hayley Matthews played an inning of 15 runs in 14 balls. After this, while reaching the score of 50, Mumbai Indians’ second opening batsman Yastika Bhatia also failed to play any big innings.

Bhatia played a very slow inning of 19 runs in 27 balls. After this, captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored 33 runs in 30 balls. Supporting him, Nate Sciver-Brunt also played an inning of 23 runs in 17 balls. Shreyanka Patil took 2 wickets for Bangalore. Alice Perry, who showed strength in batting, performed all-round in bowling and took 1 wicket in her account. Georgia Wareham also took one wicket.