Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Head to Head Records – WPL 2024, Match 3

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Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Match Preview- WPL 2024, Match 3


Gujarat Giants women vs Mumbai Indians face off in the WPL 2024 Match 3 in Bengaluru on Sunday, February 25. The match starts at 7.30 pm IST. This is the second match of the campaign for Mumbai, the first match of the campaign for the Gujarat Giants.

The two teams had completely opposite campaigns in WPL 2023. While the MI women were the eventual champions of the season. The Giants finished second despite their highly experienced staff.

Going into a new season, MI women will once again be led by Harmanpreet Kaur, who is the captain of the national team. He has plenty of experience to draw on with the likes of Hayley Mathews, Nat Sciver Brunt, Amelia Kerr and Shabnim Ismail in his ranks.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Giants lost their captain Beth Mooney in the first game due to injury, Sneh Rana took over the captaincy but could not change the team’s fortunes. Beth Mooney’s injury became one of the most talked about events last season. However, she returns as captain this season.

The team is full of Indian talent and there is a good mix of foreign players. Laura Wolvaadrt, Veda Krishnamurthy, Phoebe Litchfield, Harleen Deol, Ashleigh Gardner and Sneh Rana herself are the key players of the team.

Also Read: Beth Mooney replaces Sneh Rana as Gujarat Giants captain at WPL 2024

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Head to Head Records – WPL 2024, Match 3

Statistics Matches Gujarat Giants Won Mumbai Indian women won Without results
In general 2 0 2 0
At M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 games 2 0 2 0
At WPL 2023 2 0 2 0

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women: Key Statistics

MI women won both the matches against the Gujarat Giants in the last edition of the WPL. They won the first match by 143 runs and the second by 55 runs. The MI team defeated the Gujarat team by just 64 in the first match of the campaign last season. Both the teams have never faced each other at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the past.

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women: 5 recent matches

The two teams have yet to play five games against each other. However, MI women defeated Gujarat Giants in both matches last season by huge margins. MI women won the first match by 143 runs and the second by 55 runs. Harmanpreet Kaur was the player of the match in both the games. Both teams will also meet at least twice this season.

Key moments and standout performances

Harmanpreet Kaur scored 65 and Amelia Kerr scored 45 when the two teams met in the first match last season. Saika Ishaque, the left-arm spinner, took four wickets in the first game. Harmanpreet scored 51 in the second game between the two sides, while Nat Sciver-Brunt took four wickets. Ashleigh Gardner took three wickets in the second match.

Trends and patterns

Mumbai Indians won both matches last season against the Gujarat giants. They won both games by batting first. In both games, Harmanpreet scored a fifty and attacked the inexperienced Gujarat Giants bowling attack. The winning trend could continue in WPL 2024 as well.

Conclusion

MI Women are the favorites to win the match when the two teams meet at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The auspicious batting spot might be more suitable for Mumbai’s batting line-up than its opponents.

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