Delhi Capitals Women Playing 11 vs UP Warriorz Women, WPL 2024, Match 4

Updated - 26 Feb 2024, 05:18 PM

Delhi Capitals Women Playing 11 vs UP Warriorz, WPL 2024, Match 4
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Delhi Capitals the finalists of WPL 2023 will be playing the UP Warriorz on February 26. The match starts at 7.30 pm IST. This is the first meeting between the two sides in WPL 2024.

Delhi Capitals won both their games against UP Warriorz last season. Against Mumbai Indians in the season opener, Delhi lost the game even after posting 171 with the bat.

Mumbai Indians skipper Harmanpreet Kaur anchored a run-chase they saw a last-ball finish. S Sajana turned out to be the hero of the match hitting the last-ball six to win the match.

Historically, Delhi Capitals are a side who have relied heavily on their openers to give them a good start in WPL. In the last game, both fell cheaply. Both of them must get scores under their belt in this game.

The side has good batting depth with the likes of Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, and Annabel Sutherland in their ranks as well. The batters need to make the most of the opportunities they get in the tournament,

Bowling wise, they have good depth as well with the likes of Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, and Shikha Pandey forming a food trio. Jess Jonassen and Indian spinner Poonam Yadav also add variety to the side. In this article, we predict Delhi Capitals women’s playing XI.

Delhi Capitals Women Playing 11 vs UP Warriorz Women, WPL 2024, Match 4

Meg Lanning (C)

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Lanning will open the batting. She scored 31 off 25 balls in the last game,e. In 2023, she ended as the top-scorer of the WPL with 345 runs in nine matches at an average of nearly 50.

Shafali Varma

Shafali Verma
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Shafali will open the batting with Lanning. The duo needs to score runs at the top. The Indian opener scored just one off 8 balls in the last game. She needs a big score in this match. Varma scored 252 runs at an average of 31.50 in WPL 2023.

Alice Capsey

Alice Capsey
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Capsey will bat at three. She notched up the highest score for Delhi Capitals scoring 75 off just 53 balls against MI. She unfortunately failed to defend 12 off the last over against MI Women.

Jemimah Rodrigues

Jemimah Rodrigues
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Jemimah will bat at four. She was in the runs in the first game itself scoring 42 off 24 balls. She started positively this year after scoring just 126 runs and averaging 25.20 last season.

Marizanne Kapp

Marizanne Kapp
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Kapp is the experienced all-rounder in the lineup. She scored 16 off 19 balls in the first game and picked up Hayleu Mathews in the last game. She picked up nine wickets in the last season.

Annabel Sutherland

Annabel Sutherland
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Sutherland was released by Gujarat Giants and picked up by Delhi Capitals in the auction. She is a specialist all-rounder and a death bowler specialist as well. She bowled a wicketless spell in the last match.

Tania Bhatia (WK)

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Tania Bhatia is the specialist wicketkeeper batting at seven. She played 10 games last season but did not get too many opportunities with the bat. She is a safe keeper behind the stumps.

Arundhati Reddy

Arundhati Reddy
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Reddy is one of the two specialist Indian pacers. She took two for 27 in the last game. She took just two wickets last season. Delhi bought her at a base price of 30 lakhs in WPL 2023.

Shikha Pandey

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Pandey is the other specialist Indian seamer. She picked up 1 for 32 in the last game and was retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of the WPL 2024 auction. Shikha took 10 wickets last season.

Radha Yadav

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Radha Yadav is the specialist Indian spinner in the lineup. She 1/18 in the match against Mumbai Indians.  She took three wickets last season and scored 38 runs with the bat. Delhi bought her for 40 lakhs in the WPL 2023 auction.

Jess Jonassen

Jess Jonnassen
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Jonassesn concludes the likely Delhi XI. She did not play in the first game. She took nine wickets for the Capitals last season and is a seasoned spinner. DC roped her in for 50 lakhs in the WPL 2023 auction.

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