Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Head to Head Records – WPL 2024, Match 3

Updated - 26 Feb 2024, 12:19 PM

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Match Preview- WPL 2024, Match 3
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Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians women go head in the WPL 2024 match 3 in Bengaluru on Sunday, February 25. The match starts at 7.30 pm IST. This is Mumbai’s second game of the campaign the campaign opener for Gujarat Giants. 

The two teams had polar opposite campaigns in WPL 2023. While MI women were the eventual champions of the season. The Giants finished second despite their much-experienced thinktank. 

Heading into a new season, MI women will be once again led by Harmanpreet Kaur who is the national team captain. She has plenty of experience to fall back on with players like Hayley Mathews, Nat Sciver Brunt, Amelia Kerr, and Shabnim Ismail in her ranks. 

Meanwhile, Gujarat Giants lost their skipper Beth Mooney in the very first game due to an injury, Sneh Rana took over the captaincy but could not change the fortunes of the side. The injury to Beth Mooney became one of the most talked about events last season. However, she is back as the captain this season. 

The side is filled with Indian talent and there is a nice mix of overseas players. Laura Wolvaadrt, Veda Krishnamurthy, Phoebe Litchfield, Harleen Deol, Ashleigh Gardner, and Sneh Rana herself are the key players on the side. 

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Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women Head to Head Records – WPL 2024, Match 3

Stats Matches Gujarat Giants Won Mumbai Indians Women Won No Result
Overall 2 0 2 0
At M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 2 0 2 0
In WPL 2023 2 0 2 0

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women: Key Statistics

MI women won both the games against Gujarat Giants in the last edition of the WPl. They won the first match by 143 runs and the second match by 55 runs. The MI side bowled out the Gujarat side for just 64 in the campaign opener last season. Both teams have never faced each other at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in the past.

Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians Women: Recent 5 Encounters

The two teams are yet to play five matches against each other. However, the MI women defeated the Gujarat Giants in both matches last season by big margins. MI women won the first match by 143 runs and the second by 55 runs. Harmanpreet Kaur was the Player of the match in both games. Both teams will face each other at least twice this season as well. 

Key moments and stand-out performances

Harmanpreet Kaur scored 65 and Amelia Kerr scored 45 when the two teams met in the first game last season. Saika Ishaque the left-arm spinner took four wickets in the first game. Harmanpreet scored 51 in the second game between the two sides, while Nat Sciver-Brunt took four wickets. Ashleigh Gardner took three wickets in the second meeting. 

Mumbai Indians won both games last season against Gujarat Giants. They won both the games batting first. In both the games Harmanpreet scored fifties and attacked the inexperienced bowling attack of the Gujarat Giants. The winning trend might continue in WPL 2024 as well. 

Conclusion 

MI Women are favorites to win the match when the two teams come face to face at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru. The batting-friendly venue might suit the Mumbai batting lineup more than their opponents. 

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Gujarat Giants (GG) MI Women Mumbai Indians Women Women's Premier League 2024 WPL 2024