RCB First Win: Finally, Royal Challengers Bangalore ie RCB has got its first win. RCB defeated UP Warriors by 5 wickets in their sixth match of the Women’s Premier League. In this tournament, RCB tasted their first win after suffering consecutive defeats in the first five matches.
In this match, RCB won the toss and invited UP to bat first and dominated UP from the beginning. RCB bowlers sent back 5 batsmen of UP to the pavilion for just 31 runs. After that UP somehow took their innings forward, but still Bangalore bowlers got them all out for just 135 runs in 19.3 overs.
RCB win despite poor start
Sophie Devine, who started the innings from Bangalore, definitely scored 14 runs in the first over, but also lost her wicket. After that, Smriti Mandhana was also bowled by Deepti Sharma in the next over without scoring any runs. After some time Alice Perry and Heather Knight were also out and went back to the pavilion. After that it seemed that RCB might lose this match, and then Kanika Ahuja came to the crease to bat.
He scored 46 runs in 30 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six and took his team to the threshold of victory. Risha Ghosh supported Kanika a lot. Richa played a very important 31 runs in 32 balls and kept one end safe. In this way RCB got the first win in the Women’s Premier League. For UP, Deepti Sharma took 2 wickets for 26 runs in 4 overs and besides her, Grace Harris, Sophie Eccleston and Devika Vaidya also got 1 wicket each.
On the other hand, Alice Perry did the best bowling from RCB. He took 3 wickets for just 16 runs in 4 overs. On the other hand, Sophie Devine took 2 wickets by giving 23 runs in 4 overs and Asha Shobana also took 2 wickets by giving 27 runs in 4 overs. Apart from these, Megana Suchit and Shreyanka Patil also took 1-1 wickets.
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