DC Women Playing 11 vs MI Women- WPL 2024, Match 1

Updated - 23 Feb 2024, 05:00 PM

MI Women vs DC Women, WPL 2024
MI Women vs DC Women (Credits: Twitter)

Delhi Capitals Women will square off with Mumbai Indians Women in the WPL 2024 opener. The encounter takes place at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday, February 23. DC Women were the runners-up of the last season, and lost the final against MI Women.

Notably, DC Women lost by 7 wickets in the last season’s finale. In the WPL 2024 opening game, the Meg Lanning-led side will aim to avenge their defeat. Hence, they will put their best players on the field in the match. Below is the Delhi Capitals Women probable playing 11 vs Mumbai Indians Women for WPL 2024 match 1.

DC Women Playing 11 vs MI Women- WPL 2024, Match 1

Meg Lanning (C)

Meg Lanning is the captain of Delhi Capitals Women in WPL 2024 and will lead the team in the opening clash against MI Women. She was the best batter last season. In 9 games, the former Aussie skipper shattered 345 runs averaging 49.28 and a strike rate of 139+. She also shattered 2 half-centuries to end as the leading run-getter in the league.

Shafali Verma

Shafali Verma should be the other opener for DC Women in the WPL 2024 opener. The right-handed batter also executed a magnificent show last season for the team. Across 9 games, the 20-year-old mustered 252 runs averaging 31.50 and a stunning strike rate of 31.50.

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Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues should grab the one-down slot for the team. In 7 innings last year, the right-handed batter hit 129 runs at an average of 25.20. She also scored a match-winning knock of unbeaten 34 runs in one game.

Alice Capsey

In the middle-order, Alice Capsey will be a good option. The England star mustered 159 runs across 7 innings last year at a strike rate of 155+. The all-rounder also hunted 6 wickets in 8 games. At an average of 25.16, the 19-year-old also registered a decent economy of 7.02.

Marizanne Kapp

Marizanne Kapp will be a superb choice of all-rounder for Delhi Capitals Women in their WPL 2024 match 1 against Mumbai Indians Women. The South Africa stalwart played 9 games last season. The right-handed batter mustered 177 runs averaging 44.25 and also clinched 9 wickets at just 5.72 economy.

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Sneha Deepthi

Sneha Deepthi should be picked as another batter in the playing 11. The right-handed batter has played a few ODI and T20I games for India Women. The 27-year-old did not feature in any game last season. However, since batter Minnu Mani struggled to score runs last season, Deepthi should get the opportunity in WPL 2024.

Taniya Bhatia (WK)

Taniya Bhatia is the most powerful wicketkeeper for Delhi Capitals Women in WPL 2024. She might handle the lower-order batting in the opener against MI Women. Last season, the right-handed batter batted in just 3 games, where she hit 15 runs. Due to her impressive skills behind the stumps, the 26-year-old was retained as a wicketkeeper in all 9 games.

Jess Jonassen

Jess Jonassen will be a crucial addition to the spin department. The left-arm spinner clinched 9 scalps last season, bowling at a decent economy of 7.68. At an average of 29.88, she was the joint second-highest wicket-taker for DC Women. Jonassen also added 79 runs across 6 clashes with the bat with a top knock of unbeaten 42.

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Arundhati Reddy

Arundhati Reddy will be one of the pacers for DC Women’s playing 11 in the match. The right-arm pacer picked 2 wickets in 4 games last season. Across 7 games, she held an economy of 7.20. The 26-year-old has been retained by the franchise for the 2024 season.

Shikha Pandey

Since Shikha Pandey was the leading wicket-taker for DC Women last season, there is no doubt that she will lead the pace for the team attack in WPL 2024. The right-arm seamer grabbed 10 wickets in 9 games last season. The 34-year-old held a superb average of 21+ and an economy of 6.59.

Radha Yadav

Radha Yadav will be another prominent spinner for DC Women in their maiden match of WPL 2024. The left-arm spinner stole 4 wickets across 9 games last season. However, the 23-year-old youngster was quite economical at 7.20. With over 60 T20Is for India Women, Radha Yadav is a highly experienced spinner for DC Women.


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