Watch: Ellyse Perry turns up in a big way for RCB as she produces jaffa to remove Yastika Bhatia

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Yastika Bhatia gets castled by Ellyse Perry


Ellyse Perry has been the shining light for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) women in the ongoing match against Mumbai Indians (MI). The eliminator First women’s division (WPL) 2024 will be held at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Chasing the target of 136 runs, Mumbai Indians batsman Yastika Bhatia kept her team in the hunt. She was trying to establish herself in the crease and also ensured that her team got off to a decent start with the bat in the big pressure game at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Yastika Bhatia was making slow progress in her innings but Ellyse Perry made sure he did the damage for her team. He produced an excellent delivery to send Mumbai Indians packing the opener, ensuring his team kept the hunt while defending a low target in the tie.

During the last ball of the eighth over, Ellyse Perry bowled a swinger from around the wicket. Yastika Bhatia moved down the leg side to play the drive down the leg side and ended up playing the wrong line. He was completely wrong about the RCB all-rounder’s 118.4 kmph.

Ellyse Perry’s ball went over the outside edge of Yastika Bhatia’s ball and then crashed into the leg stump. It was a much-needed scalp for Royal Challengers Bangalore because if the batsman had stayed there for too long, she could have taken the game away from them.

Here is the video of his dismissal:

Yastika Bhatia scored 19 runs off 27 balls and with her wicket Mumbai lost their second wicket. Ellyse Perry has been extremely vital with the ball in the ongoing game. He has also bowled some tight overs and keeps his team alive in the game.

Ellyse Perry was exceptional with the bat in the ongoing game. She got the team out of trouble when they were fighting at 49/4. The all-rounder defended her team in the big game and scored a vital half-century that helped RCB surpass 130 runs.

Ellyse Perry finished with 66 innings off 50 balls. He also scored 8 fours and 1 six in his innings. Her vital role with the bat propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore women to a total of 135 runs in their quota of 20 overs.

Good to end with some momentum: Ellyse Perry after her innings

Ellyse Perry with her innings also became the holder of the orange cap in WPL 2024. She spoke about her innings and admitted that they had a difficult outing with the bat. She, however, was optimistic about doing well with the ball. She stated after the first entry:

“It was difficult tonight. We kind of worked our way through our entries. They started well and put us on the defensive. It’s good to end with some momentum.

Really a good opportunity for us to have some solid ball skills. Conditions similar to previous days, remaining a little low. It’s a bit cliché, but I think the key will be to focus on the stumps.” she concluded.