- Rohit Singh | March 3, 2023 | 9:50 pm
GUJ-W vs MI-W, 01st Match Preview
The very first Women’s Premier League (WPL) begins on Saturday evening in Mumbai as Gujarat Giants Women and Mumbai Indians get the tournament underway. The draft took place less than a month ago with the Women’s T20 World Cup concluding last Sunday. Gujarat Giants Women have recruited some excellent players ahead of this tournament and it would be a surprise if they are not one of the teams involved in the playoffs. However, it is a very tough opening fixture against Mumbai Indians.
GUJ-W vs MI-W, 01st Match Details
Gujarat Giants Women vs Mumbai Indians Women – 01st Match
Venue: Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Academy – Navi Mumbai
Date & Time: 04th March 2023 at 07:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports
GUJ-W vs MI-W, 01st Match Pitch Report
There will be turn in this wicket but we expect good pace and bounce. Scoring runs should not be too difficult and a par score will be from 145-160.
No Injury. Will be added when there is an update.
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GUJ-W vs MI-W, 01st Match Probable Playing XIs:
Gujarat Giants Women Probable Playing XIs
Beth Mooney (c) (wk), Sabbineni Meghana, Sophia Dunkley, Ashleigh Gardner, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana, Annabel Sutherland, Mansi Joshi, Tanuja Kanwar, Monica Patel
Mumbai Indians Women Probable Playing XIs
Yastika Bhatia (wk), Hayley Matthews, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Amelia Kerr, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Chloe Tryon, Dhara Gujjar, Amanjot Kaur, Neelam Bisht, Pooja Vastrakar, Sonay Yadav
Topmost Picks for GUJ-W vs MI-W Dream11 Prediction, 01st Match:
Top Picks – Gujarat Giants Women
- Beth Mooney- the skipper will have plenty to do during the match as she will also open the batting as well as keeping-wicket in the field. She hit 74 not out in the T20 World Cup Final on Sunday.
- Sneh Rana- the off-spinning all-rounder struggled at times in South Africa but should be much more comfortable on this surface in Mumbai.
Top Picks – Mumbai Indians Women
- Harmanpreet Kaur- the India national skipper showed signs of being back to her best in the semi-final defeat to Australia Women in the T20 World Cup. She has scored six international centuries.
- Pooja Vastrakar- the talented 23 year old medium pacer has already played 75 internationals and also has experience with Brisbane Heat Women in the WBBL.
Suggested Playing XI N0.1 for GUJ-W vs MI-W Dream11 Team:
Beth Mooney(C), Yastika Bhatia, Harmanpreet Kaur, Sabbineni Meghana, Sophia Dunkley, Amelia Kerr(VC), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Ashleigh Gardner, Dayalan Hemalatha, Pooja Vastrakar, Annabel Sutherland
Suggested Playing XI N0.2 for GUJ-W vs MI-W Dream11 Team:
Beth Mooney, Chloe Tryon, Harmanpreet Kaur(VC), Harleen Deol, Sophia Dunkley, Amelia Kerr, Nat Sciver-Brunt(C), Ashleigh Gardner, Dayalan Hemalatha, Pooja Vastrakar, Mansi Joshi
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain – Beth Mooney, Nat Sciver-Brunt
Vice-captain – Amelia Kerr, Harmanpreet Kaur
Wicketkeeper – Beth Mooney
GUJ-W vs MI-W 01st Match Probable Winners:
They are expected to see a very tight contest to get the WPL underway in Mumbai. Both sides have put together strong squads with some of the best players from across the globe and we are predicting an exciting match. There is not much to choose between the players and this game may well be decided by who can play the local conditions the best. Mumbai Indians have the better players for the conditions in this game and also those with more experience of big games in India. Considering the team combination, Mumbai Indians Women is expected to win this match.