Mumbai Indians Women vs UP Warriorz, 15th Match
UP Warriorz won by 5 wkts
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Deepti | PoTM: I knew with Sophie at the other end we can get over the line, so I just wanted to take it deep and finish. It was slightly better to bat than the first innings. Credit to the entire team. With the ball and then McGrath and Harris with the bat. We were focusing on the positives than the negatives and backing each other
Healy: It was close, credit to the girls for hanging in there and getting it done. You got to find some momentum going towards the end of the tournament, so happy on that count. Not too sure if the toss was crucial. Really proud of our spinners. If the wickets keep deteriorating as they are then we have a good chance.
18:51 Local Time, 13:21 GMT, 18:51 IST: Smiles all around in the yellow camp. Deserving winners today - for the way they bowled and the captaincy from Healy was outstanding too. This wasn't a 127 pitch. MI got starts but threw them away. Ecclestone, Deepti and Gayakwad combined to put the brakes. It took a handy cameo from Wong to get to 127 for MI. In the chase, the Warriorz were wobbling at 33/3 but having been let off first ball by Yastika, McGrath took toll and counterattacked to lift the rate. Harris, Deepti and Ecclestone calmed the nerves and got two crucial points for their side.
19.3Wong to Ecclestone, SIX, full toss, smashed down the ground and all the way. Outstanding victory for UP. They have handed MI the first loss of the season. This victory now puts RCB in huge trouble because of a poor net run rate
19.2 Wong to Ecclestone, no run, swing and miss! Now, now! Length delivery wide of off stump, Ecclestone slashes and misses. Beaten on the cut
19.1 Wong to Ecclestone, no run, full and outside off stump, Ecclestone looks to slog and misses. That was in the slot to tee off
Issy Wong [2.0-0-18-1] is back into the attack
UPW: 123-5 after 19 overs
18.6 Matthews to Ecclestone, 1 run, full delivery outside off stump, Ecclestone reaches out and drives to long-off
18.5 Matthews to Deepti Sharma, 1 run, Deepti goes for another scoop, mistimes to short fine leg. Wrong end as Ecclestone was well home. Should have gone to the bowler's end because Deepti was late to take off. MI have reviewed for LBW so they will check that first before the runout. The ball never touched the pad and Ecclestone is home too
18.4 Matthews to Deepti Sharma, FOUR, way too short and smart of Deepti to take advantage of mid-on being inside. Went flat-bat down the ground and it almost went all the way for six
Do they knock it around or look for a boundary?
18.3 Matthews to Ecclestone, 1 run, swept away to deep mid-wicket
18.2 Matthews to Ecclestone, no run, low full toss, Ecclestone mistimes it back to the bowler
18.1 Matthews to Deepti Sharma, 1 run, lofted drive inside out to deep cover
Hayley Matthews [3.0-0-18-1] is back into the attack
13 needed off 2 overs.
UPW: 115-5 after 18 overs
17.6 Amelia Kerr to Ecclestone, no run, cut to cover and it's another dot
17.5 Amelia Kerr to Ecclestone, no run, defended to the off-side
17.4 Amelia Kerr to Deepti Sharma, 1 run, edged but it hits the keeper on the leg. Bottom edge, not easy to catch. Deepti was troubled on the cut shot