See: Georgia Wareham surprises and punishes Nat Sciver-Brunt in the WPL 2024 Qualifiers

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Watch Georgia Wareham shocks and castles Nat Sciver-Brunt in WPL 2024 Eliminator


Royal Challengers Bangalore Women’s (RCB-W) 24-year-old player Georgia Wareham stunned Mumbai Indians Women’s (MI-W) 31-year-old all-rounder Nat Sciver-Brunt in the Women’s Premier Playoff. League (WPL) 2024 on Friday, March 15 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Nat Sciver-Brunt has not been able to perform at her best in the current edition of the Women’s Premier League (WPL). She was Mumbai Indies’ best player with the bat in the inaugural season as she scored 332 runs in 10 matches at an incredible average of 66.4 and a great strike rate of 140.08.

However, at WPL 2024, Sciver-Brunt is yet to complete a half-century. She has consistently had good starts in matches, but unfortunately the great player has not been able to convert those starts into big scores. Her best score heading into the WPL 2024 Eliminator was 45, which she came against UP Warriorz.

Many expected her to take a big step forward in the Women’s Premier League tie, but she once again disappointed with her performance. She only contributed 23 runs off 17 balls, with 4 fours, before undertaking a long walk back to the pavilion.

On the fourth ball of the 11th over, Wareham bowled a flatter delivery and the Mumbai Indians women’s batsman again worked towards the leg side. However, the batsman failed to make any connection with the ball and she saw her stumps shake off the ball.

See: Castles of Georgia Wareham Nat Sciver-Brunt

In the end, Mumbai Indians women failed to complete the 136-run chase and were restricted to 130/6. They lost the match by 5 runs and were eliminated from the competition. Now, Royal Challengers Bangalore Women will take on Delhi Capitals Women in the final of WPL 2024 on March 17 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

After the game, Georgia Wareham, who played a key role in her team’s victory, said they tried to fight until the end. She said:

“I’m not too sure, we fought until the end, every time we met, we talked about fighting until the end. [on Devine opening tonight] I have no idea, at the end of the day it turned out well for us. Smriti and Sophie Devine were the ones who tried to keep us calm and it was really great of them.”

While talking about her final six-ball that changed the match, Georgia Wareham said she used all her power in the shot. She said:

“[on her last-ball six] I swung as hard as I could, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t, luckily tonight it worked. [on if she can be called an allrounder] “I’m not sure about that, I try to have an impact on the game, whether it’s 10 balls or something.”

In addition, he praised the versatile Ellyse Perry for her heroism. She elaborated:

“Perry’s experience kept the innings going tonight and gave us something to defend. The other night he did it with the ball. She impacts the game in all facets of the game. Having someone like that in your team is priceless and it is lucky that we have her at RCB. It’s hard to listen to and it’s great to hear the RCB chants and the crowd shouting Smriti and Perry’s names. It’s really great and hopefully we can improve and win. on Sunday.”