In an exciting clash in the WPL 2024, Royal Challengers Bangalore Women’s brazen presentation was on full display as they edged past Mumbai Indians Women by an edge of five runs in the eliminator match on Friday at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

This captivating triumph heaved them into the final, where they will currently confront the Delhi Capitals to battle for the sought-after WPL title. Batting first, the Illustrious Challengers Bangalore Women got off to a sleepy beginning, with their top-request hitters Smriti Mandhana and Sophie Devine leaving for (10) and (10) individually.

In the meantime, all-rounder Elyyse Perry (66) saved the group, displaying her class with the bat and directing the group to a battling all out of 135. Pursuing the objective, the Mumbai Indians started their pursuit on a somewhat decent note, with Yastika Bhatia and Hayley Matthews scoring (19) and (15) individually.

RCB spinners’ unerring bowling held the Mumbai Indians under tension. Troublemaker Shreyanka Patil kept the strain on the Mumbai Indians’ hitters, not permitting them to take runs.

For the Mumbai Indians, Harmanpreet Kaur and Amelia Kerr forged a 52-run stand, giving the group some expectation. In any case, Imperial Challengers Bangalore Ladies’ bowlers retaliated with constancy, getting significant wickets at ordinary spans to keep the strain on the resistance.

Mumbai Indians stayed 5 runs short of target, setting aside the space for RCB to meet all requirements for last. With this hard-fought victory, Royal Challengers Bangalore Women have booked their place in the final of WPL 2024.

Where they will lock horns with the Delhi Capitals in what promises to be an electrifying showdown. The final is scheduled to be held on Sunday at Arun Jaitley Stadium.


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