Mumbai Indians Women vs UP Warriorz Women Match Preview- WPL 2024, Match 6

Updated - 28 Feb 2024, 06:02 PM

MI Women vs UP Warriorz, WPL 2024
MI Women vs UP Warriorz (Credits: Twitter)

Mumbai Indians Women vs UP Warriorz Women are set to square off in their next match of WPL 2024. It is the third encounter for both teams in WPL 2024. Last season, they faced each other thrice. Below we take a look at the Mumbai Indians Women vs UP Warriorz Women match preview.

Date and Venue

The MI Women vs UP Warriorz clash will take place on Wednesday, February 28. The venue of the encounter is Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The WPL 2024 match will commence at 7:30 PM IST. It is a neutral venue for both teams.

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Team Analysis- WPL 2024 Match 6

Mumbai Indians Women

The defending champions made an awesome start to WPL 2024. They have won the opening two games by big margins and made it two out of two. They have a powerful set of all-rounders and own great depth in both batting and bowling.

UP Warriorz 

UP Warriorz could not win their opening game. They lacked teamwork to chase down the target. However, they have some big names in their squad. Last year, UP crushed MI in one game out of three. The team needs to pull up their socks to crush the defending champions in their next clash.

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Key Battles

Alyssa Healy vs Issy Wong

Alyssa Healy is the skipper of UP Warriorz in WPL 2024 and will be a lethal batter for the team. MI Women pacer Issy Wong will try to outplay her with her pace attack. MI will need to halt opener Alyssa Healy at the start and Wong will have to duty to crush her.

Harmanpreet Kaur vs Sophie Ecclestone

Harmanpreet Kaur is a powerful batter for MI Women. The Indian skipper will bat in the middle. Sophie Ecclestone is the most successful bowler for UP against Mumbai so far. The left-arm spinner will try to attack Kaur with her spin.

Nat Sciver-Brunt vs Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Nat Sciver-Brunt is a powerful middle-order batter for MI. The England all-rounder is the highest run-getter for the team against UP Warriorz. Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad will utilize her spin tactics to outplay her in WPL 2024 match 6. It will be another exciting encounter to watch out for.

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Key Players

MI Women- Hayley Matthews, Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver-Brunt, and Yastika Bhatia are a few crucial batters for MI Women. Shabnim Ismail, Saika Ishaque, Issy Wong are prominent bowlers for the side. Amelia Keer, Pooja Vastrakar, and Chloe Tryon are important all-rounders in their squad.

UP Warrirorz- Danielle Wyatt, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, and Alyssa Healy are powerful batters for UP Warriorz. Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Sophie Ecclestone and Laxmi Yadav are brilliant bowlers for the team in WPL 2024.

Weather and Pitch

MI Women vs UP Warriorz match will not be affected by weather. On February 28, Bengaluru City has just a 2% chance of rain at night, when the match will be played. The pitch at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru supports batters more than bowlers. Hence, the match will be a high-scoring one. The first few games have witnessed decent totals. Chasing teams will benefit more.

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Conclusion

The MI Women vs UP Warriorz WPL 2024 clash will be a battle between two strong captains. On one hand, there is Indian skipper Harmanpret Kaur, who excels in home conditions. On the other hand, there is Alyssa Healy, who is the captain of the mighty Australia team. Both sides have some strong overseas members, who will also look to overpower each other during the clash.

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