Batting in focus for Mumbai and Capitals
Both Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals head into their penultimate group-stage fixture with a particular focus on their batting despite being two of the best sides in the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Mumbai Indians (possible): 1 Hayley Matthews, 2 Yastika Bhatia (wk), 3 Nat Sciver-Brunt, 4 Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), 5 Amelia Kerr, 6 Issy Wong/Chloe Tryon, 7 Amanjot Kaur, 8 Humaira Kazi 9 Dhara Gujjar, 10 Jintimani Kalita, 11 Saika Ishaque
Delhi Capitals (possible): 1 Meg Lanning (capt), 2 Shafali Verma, 3 Jemimah Rodrigues, 4 Marizanne Kapp, 5 Alice Capsey/Laura Harris, 6 Jess Jonassen, 7 Arundhati Reddy/Jasia Akhter, 8 Taniya Bhatia (wk), 9 Radha Yadav, 10 Shikha Pandey, 11 Poonam Yadav/Tara Norris
“I think our bowlers did a fantastic job. Anytime you get 127 or so, it is a hard job to defend but our bowlers did really well to take the game to the last over.”
Mumbai Indians allrounder Hayley Matthews on their bowlers’ efforts after the game against UP Warriorz
“Something we are working hard on is improving the last five or six overs, when we are closing out as a bowling unit. We are also tinkering with our side and the [batting] order.”
Delhi Capitals head coach Jonathan Batty after their loss against Gujarat Giants