UP-W vs GUJ-W Today Match Prediction - Who Will Win Today WPL Match? WPL 2024, Match 8

Updated - 01 Mar 2024, 05:13 PM

UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Giants, WPL 2024,
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UP Warriorz and Gujarat Giants are set to clash with each other in WPL 2024 match 8. The UP-W vs GUJ-W match takes place on Friday, March 1 at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Beth Mooney is the captain of Gujarat Giants in WPL 2024 while Alyssa Healy is the skipper of UP Warriorz. Below we look at UP-W vs GUJ-W match prediction.

Team Analysis

UP Warriorz

UP Warriorz have played 3 games in WPL 2024. They have lost two games but won one encounter. UP Women lost the opening game to Royal Challengers Bangalore Women by 2 runs. Later, they lost to Delhi Capitals Women by 9 wickets. In their previous encounter, they defeated Mumbai Indians Women. They have 2 points with 1 victory.

Gujarat Giants

Gujarat Giants have also played 2 matches in WPL 2024, losing both of them. The Beth Mooney & Co. lost to Mumbai Indians Women by 5 wickets in the opening clash. Later, they were stunned by RCB Women by 8 wickets in their previous encounter. With 2 defeats in 2 games, they take the last spot in the WPL 2024 points table.

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Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

The UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Giants encounter of WPL 2024 will take place at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Due to short boundaries, batters enjoy a lot of success at the stadium. In the previous few games, the chasing team won games with comfort.

The team with a powerful batting unit will dominate in the next encounter too. Bowlers will take a backseat while batters will enjoy smacking runs all over the park. Spinners will enjoy a better show as they can outplay batters when they try to hit them.

Form and Fitness

So far, UP Warriorz and Gujarat Giants can be dubbed as the worst performers in WPL 2024. Batters and bowlers from both teams have struggled to perform magnificently. Most of the UP batters have a batting average of less than 20 after 3 games. Bowlers have done a better job, however, no bowler has grabbed a match-winning spell. So far, there have been no cases of injuries in both teams.

Tactical Acumen

Gujarat Giants batters have struggled to smack big knocks. Many batters held a low strike rate in the last two games. Their top batters have failed to smack big knocks and look out of form. Bowlers too have failed to attack opposition. Many bowlers have an economy rate higher than 7.0.

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UP-W vs GUJ-W Today Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today WPL Match? WPL 2024, Match 8

Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
UP Warriorz 150-170 140-160
Gujarat Giants 130-150 120-140

Players to perform prediction

UP Warriorz

Shweta Sehrawat, Grace Harris, and Tahlia Mcgrath have showcased decent batting form in WPL 2024 for UP Warriorz. They might come up with a brilliant show in the next encounter against Gujarat Giants. Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Sophie are the leading wicket-takers in bowling. They might produce another impressive spell in the next match.

Gujarat Giants

Dayalan Hemalatha, Tanuja Kanwar, and Kathryn Bryce have registered the highest knocks for Gujarat Giants after two games. In the bowling department, Tanuja Kanwar has clinched the most wickets.

Best Batsman

Who will score the most runs for UP Warriorz in the match: Grace Harris or Shweta Sehrawat 

Who will score the most runs for Gujarat Giants in the match: Beth Mooney or Dayalan Hemalatha

Best Bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for UP Warriorz in the match: Sophie Ecclestone or Rajeshwari Gayakwad 

Who will pick the most wickets for Gujarat Giants in the match: Tanuja Kanwar or Sneh Rana

Who will win the Match?

According to the performances in the recent games, UP Warriorz have done a far better job than Gujarat Giants. UP Warriorz lost the opening game by a close margin of just 2 runs. In their second game, UP faced a huge defeat.

On the other hand, Gujarat Giants failed to come up with a brilliant show in both games. Hence, the UP Warriorz team looks stronger in match 8 of WPL 2024. UP batters have also done a far better job than GG batters.

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Conclusion

The UP Warriorz vs Gujarat Giants match will give a chance to both teams to improve their rankings in the WPL 2024 points table. Both teams had a poor start to the season. However, they can raise their dominance with a victory in the next game. Gujarat Giants have completely failed to make a mark in the last two games. Hence, they need to pull up their socks in the next encounter.

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