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This is UP Warriors’ third win in the tournament.

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Mumbai: For the first time, the fire of Mumbai Indians was intact in WPL for 14 consecutive days and 5 matches. Harmanpreet Kaur Under the captaincy of Mumbai, the tournament has faced its first defeat. In the match played on Saturday, March 18, UP Warriors defeated Mumbai by 5 wickets in a thrilling match with small scores. With this, UP has strengthened its position in the direction of making a place in the playoffs. On the other hand, Mumbai, which had reached the playoffs earlier, has not suffered any major loss due to this defeat.

This match played at DY Patil Stadium was more important for UP than Mumbai and it played in the same style. Due to its explosive batting so far in the tournament, Mumbai, which was troubling the opposing teams, got defeated here this time. In front of UP’s spin trio and some excellent fielding, Mumbai were bundled out for just 127 runs. UP also had to roll papad to achieve this goal.

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UP spinners put brakes on Mumbai

For Mumbai, opener Haley Mathews once again started with a quick batting but on the other hand Yastika Bhatia and Nate Siver-Brunt could not make any significant contribution. Gradually, the UP bowlers strengthened their grip and by the 10th over, only 50 runs could be scored for Mumbai. In particular, left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone (3/15) caused the most headache for Mumbai. After Siver-Brunt, he gave a big blow by dismissing Mathews.

Mumbai captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who has been consistently batting brilliantly in the tournament, raised hopes of handling the team after hitting a few boundaries as soon as she came in, but she also slowed down again and Deepti Sharma (2/35) finally dismissed Kaur to give Mumbai a big score. Shocked the hopes of reaching. In the last over, Iji Wong scored 32 runs in just 19 balls to take the team to 127 runs. Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gaikwad (2/16) also took two wickets for UP.

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Last over sixer gave victory

After failing in batting, Mumbai tried to make a comeback with their bowling and tried to put pressure on UP by taking wickets in the beginning. UP could not get the required pace in the powerplay and the team had lost 3 wickets for 27 runs in 6.1 overs. In such a situation, Australia’s two all-rounders, Grace Harris and Tahlia McGrath together handled the team and by the time both were dismissed, the team’s score was 105 runs.

by the wickets of these two Mumbai Was looking to make a comeback and the slow batting of Sophie Eccleston-Deepti Sharma was proving to be harmful for UP. But both took the match to the last over and here Sophie Ecclestone gave the team victory by hitting a six over the straight boundary. This is UP’s third win in 6 matches.

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