Garce Harris shines as UP Warriors outplays Gujarat Giants in last over thriller


New Delhi: Grace Harris finished in style at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai on Sunday as the UP Warriorz won their tournament opener by 3 wickets with 3 balls to spare in the last over. Grace smashed 59 off 26 balls in a thrilling encounter against Gujarat Giants.

The first thriller match of the WPL

The inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League gets its first last-ball thriller after two consecutive one-sided finishes.

On the last delivery of the match, Sutherland crumbles under the pressure and Harris pulls the full toss for a six over long leg.

Match report

Earlier in the game, Harleen Deol scored 46 runs to push Gujarat Giants to 169/6. Kim Garth secured the second top five goalkeeper of the 2023 WPL but it was to no avail as GG continued their poor performance in the league.

Earlier, Gujarat Giants skipper Sneha Rana won the toss and elected to bat first. GG suffered a huge blow in the first match of the tournament as star batsman and captain Beth Mooney was eliminated in the first match against Mumbai Indians.

The XI is playing

Gujarat Giants Playing XI: Sabbhineni Meghana, Harleen Deol, Ashleigh Gardner, Sophia Dunkley, Annabel Sutherland, Kim Garth, Sushma Verma (w), Dayalan Hemalatha, Sneh Rana (c), Tanuja Kanwar, Mansi Joshi

UP Warriorz Playing XI: Alyssa Healy (w/c), Shweta Sehrawat, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Grace Harris, Simran Shaikh, Kiran Navgire, Devika Vaidya, Sophie Ecclestone, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad

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