TATA WPL 2024: Mumbai Indians Qualify Playoffs, defeat GG by 7 Wickets

TATA WPL 2024: Mumbai Indians Qualify Playoffs, defeat GG by 7 Wickets

By: WE Staff | Sunday, 10 March 2024

The TATA Women's Premier League (TATA WPL) 2024 has completed 16 matches so far with nail-biting and thrilling experiences. Each team has performed its best with a phenomenal batting line and a great teamwork of spinners and fielders. Some teams have made historic scores whereas others have showcased their brilliant presence of mind-grabbing wickets. Match 16 of TATA WPL 2024 was held between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants where the defending champions chased the enormous score securing their position directly to the playoffs. MI defeats Gujarat Giants by 7 wickets, securing a high-scoring thriller victory at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

Mumbai Indians secured their playoff spot due to the splendid gameplay of Harmanpreet Kaur's impressive innings and Amelia Kerr's all-around performance. Skipper Harmanpreet scored a historic 95* off 48 with 5 sixes to lead MI to a final win against Gujarat Giants.

The Gujarat Giants made two changes while opting to bat first, with Laura Wolvaardt having a good start. However, MI gave a tough spinning performance, dismissing Laura for 13. Captain Beth Mooney was not affected much as the partnership between her and Dayalan Hemlatha showcased confidence and managed to reach 52/1 by Powerplay.

In the second innings, Mumbai Indians started strong with Yastika Bhatia and HAYLEY Matthews, achieving a 50/0 score. Captain Harmanpreet reached her second fifty of the tournament, hitting sixes and fours. She finished the match with a massive nearing century and remained unbeaten on 95* off 48.

Entering the playoffs, MI skipper Harmanpreet secured the Player of the Match for their significant performance.