Last Updated: March 05, 2023, 19:23 IST
DC-W vs RCB-W WPL 2023 Match no. 2 Updates: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Smriti Mandhana won the toss and opted to bowl against Meg Lanning’s Delhi Capitals. RCB’s overseas players include Elyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Sophie Devine and Heather Knight. On the other hand, DC’s list of overseas players consists of Alice Capsey, Jess Jonassen and Marizanne Kapp, and skipper Lanning.
After a blistering start to the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023, Smriti Mandhana’s Royal Challengers Bangalore are set to lock horns with Meg Lanning-led Delhi Capitals in match no. 2 of the tournament at the Read More
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Megan Schutt hit back-to-back boundaries on the final two balls but Delhi Capitals registered a clinical 60-run victory here. It was an excellent all-round performance from Delhi especially with the bat as they posted a mammoth 223/2 which would have put any team under pressure and the same happened with RCB here as they crumbled under pressure and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Delhi Capitals (223/2) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (163/8) by 60 runs
A tidy penultimate over from Jess Jonassen as only three runs came off it.
OUT! Tara Norris completes her five-wicket haul! A very big achievement from the USA pacer, Delhi Capitals bet on her and picked her in the XI as the fifth overseas player with the advantage of being from an associate nation. This time she gets the better of Heather Knight. RCB 150/8 in 17.5 overs
Heather Knight smashed a six to entertain the fans here as Royal Challengers Bangalore are not backing down from the challenge despite the target being a bit out of reach. 14 runs came off the over. RCB 138/7 in 17 overs
Eight runs came of Jess Jonassen’s over as RCB are trying hard to reduce the margin here which will help them in the later stage of the tournament. Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals have been terrific on the field so far. RCB 125/7 in 16 overs
A fine over for Royal Challengers Bangalore as Heather Knight and Megan Schutt manage to collect a boundary each. However, the match has almost slipped from RCB reach but they can reduce the margin for the sake of NRR. RCB 116/7 in 16 overs
OUT! Shikha Pandey opens her WPL wicket account as she dismisses Asha Shobana for just 2. Delhi Capitals are marching towards a massive victory here as it has been a dismal show from RCB so far. RCB 96/7 in 13.1 overs
Two in Two for Tara Norris! This time she gets the better for Kanika Ahuja for a duck. Nothing is going in RCB’s favour at the moment. RCB 93/6 in 12.3 overs
OUT! Tara Norris gets another here and it’s a big wicket of Richa Ghosh. It was bound to happen as the required run rate is very high and the batters have to throw their bats for big shots. Ghosh fails to hit it in the gap and departs for just 2. RCB 93/5 in 12.2 overs
OUT! Tara Norris Strikes again as this time she gets the better of Disha Kasat. The Indian batter was struggling to hit boundaries and her misery ended for 9. Excellent bowling from Tara Norris here. RCB 90/4 in 10.5 overs
OUT! MASSIVE WICKET! Tara Norris gets the crucial wicket of Ellyse Perry here. The Aussie star charged down the ground to hit a big shot but missed the timing and got bowled. Royal Challengers Bangalore are in massive trouble here now. RCB 89/3 in 10.3 overs
A good over for Royal Challengers Bangalore as 16 runs came off it. Ellyse Perry hit three boundaries in a row to break the shackles and warned Delhi Capitals that she is still there in the middle and the match is not over yet. RCB 88/2 in 10 overs
The scoring rate has dropped now and the pressure is mounting on Royal Challengers Bangalore batters here. The required run rate is well over 13 and it’s not a good sign for RCB. Ellyse Perry is going to be the key for Bangalore here. 14 runs came off the last two overs. RCB 72/2 in 9 overs
OUT! Alice Capsey gets another one here and this time she dismisses RCB skipper Smriti Mandhana. It was not the best of balls but Mandhana played the sweep and fails to get it right as Shikha Pandey grabbed a catch at short fine-leg to end her stay in the middle. RCB 56/2 in 6.3 overs
A good over from Jess Jonassen here as seven runs came off it. Ellyse Perry is the new batter in and she has already hit a four. RCB will want there two-star batters till the end if they want to chase down the mammoth target. RCB 54/1 in 6 overs
Sensational Catch from Shafali Verma to send Sophie Devine back into the hut for just 14. Big wicket for Delhi Capitals as Alice Capsey opens her wicket account in WPL here. Royal Challengers Bangalore are going to feel the pressure now. RCB 41/1 in 4.2 overs
A couple of boundaries from Smriti Mandhana as Jess Jonassen gave 10 runs from her first over. The required run rate is well over 11 and RCB need to continue this momentum to give them a big chance. RCB 41/0 in 4 overs
Another good over for Royal Challengers Bangalore as this time it was Sophie Devine who hit three boundaries in Shikha Pandey’s second to keep the scoreboard moving. 14 runs came off the over and RCB are off to a perfect start for such a big chase. RCB 31/0 in 3 overs
Marizanne Kapp into the attack and Smriti Mandhana welcomed her with a four straight down the ground and then followed it up with a maximum in the same area to set the tone of this chase. She didn’t stop there and hit one four over deep mid-wicket as 14 runs came off it. RCB 17/0 in 2 overs
A fine first over from Shikha Pandey as only three runs came off it. Royal Challengers Bangalore need to score big runs in the powerplay to keep themselves alive in the mammoth chase. RCB 3/0 in 1 over
RCB had roped Smriti in for an amount of Rs 3.4 crore. The Indian opening batter had also emerged as the most expensive cricketer at the WPL auction. The RCB batting unit will rely a lot on Mandhana and New Zealand’s Sophie Devine. India’s Renuka Singh will lead Bangalore’s charge in the bowling line-up.
On the other hand, Delhi Capitals will be led by Australia’s World Cup-winning skipper Meg Lanning. With Jemimah Rodrigues, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav and Shikha Pandey in their ranks, Delhi Capitals boast one of the strongest Indian units in the WPL.
Ahead of the electrifying clash, here is all you need to know:
What date WPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals will be played?
The WPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals will take place on March 5, Sunday.
Where will the WPL 2023 match Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals be played?
The WPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals will be played at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
What time will the WPL 2023 match Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals begin?
The WPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals will begin at 3:30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals WPL match?
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals WPL match will be televised on Sports 18 Network in India.
How do I watch the live streaming of the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals WPL match?
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals WPL match will be streamed live on the JioCinema app and website.
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