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Smriti Mandhana Attracts Virat Kohli’s ‘Portrait’. Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Mr. Nags In Splits. Watch

The Ladies’s Premier League (WPL) is on with Royal Challengers Bangalore shelling out some stable performances. The Smriti Mandhana-led aspect has to this point gained two out of two matches are are main the the factors desk. The Royal Challengers Bangalore is a star-studded aspect and if it continues to ship such performances, then it’s extremely possible that the group might be one of many strongest contenders for the title. On Tuesday, Smriti Mandhana scored 43 off 27 balls towards Gujarat Giants to assist her group win the sport by eight wickets.

The Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday launched a enjoyable chat with Smriti Mandhana the place she was requested off-beat questions. In one of many sections within the interview, referred to as Pictionary. IN the part, Smriti Mandhan was supposed to attract and make the anchor guess phrases. She bought the phrase Virat Kohli, and her portrait of the Indian males’s cricket group star had everybody in splits.

Smriti Mandhana and Sabbhineni Meghana‘s blitzkrieg helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) seal a cushty eight-wicket win over Gujarat Giants (GGT) within the fifth match of the Ladies’s Premier League (WPL) 2024 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

Mandhana and Sophie Devine got here on the crease for the Bengaluru-based franchise whereas chasing a 108-run goal. The Mandhana-Devine pair made a 32-run partnership till Ashleigh Gardner dismissed the Kiwi batting allrounder within the fourth over of the sport. Devine scored solely six runs from six and smashed one 4 with a strike price of 100.00.

Devine’s dismissal didn’t cease Mandhana from enjoying a fiery knock. She performed a 43-run knock from 27 balls with a strike price of 159.26 till Tanuja Kanwar dismissed her within the ninth over. The Indian batter smashed eight fours and one six.

After the dismissal of two openers, Sabbhineni Meghana and Ellyse Perry took cost of the sport and didn’t disappoint the hosts. Meghana and Perry performed an unbeaten knock until the tip and efficiently chased the 108-run knock.

Meghana performed a 36-run knock from 28 balls with a strike price of 128.57. She slammed 5 fours and one six within the second innings. In the meantime, Perry hit 4 fours and powered RCB to 110/2 and sealed a second consecutive win within the T20 match.

Earlier, Gujarat Giants’ openers Harleen Deol and skipper Beth Mooney got here out to bat. Each of them have been capable of rating solely 11 runs earlier than Mooney was despatched again to the pavilion by star India bowler Renuka Thakur.

Pheobe Litchfield got here subsequent on the crease to bat together with Harleen. Each the batters placed on 19 runs earlier than the previous was dismissed by Renuka within the sixth over after scoring simply 5 runs.

After Litchfield’s dismissal, right-hand batter Veda Krishnamurthy got here out to bat. Each the batters have been in a position so as to add simply 15 runs earlier than Veda was dismissed after scoring simply 9 runs.

Inside 5 runs, the Giants misplaced the wicket of set-batter Harleen as she was despatched again to the pavilion on 22 after being run out.

The best run-getter for GG was Dayalan Hemalatha who performed an unbeaten knock of 31 runs from 25 balls with the assistance of two fours and a six. Vice-captain of the aspect, Sneh Rana performed an important knock too and scored 12 runs with the assistance of two boundaries.

For RCB, the very best wicket-taker was Molineux who snapped three wickets in her spell of 4 overs by which she conceded 25 runs. Two wickets have been grabbed by Renuka in her spell of 4 overs. One wicket was bagged by Georgia Wareham.

Transient rating: Gujarat Giants 107/7 ( Dayalan Hemalatha 31*, Harleen Deol 22, Sneh Rana 12; Sophie Molineux 3/25) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 110/2 (Smriti Mandhana 43, Sabbhineni Meghana 36*, Ellyse Perry 23*; Ashleigh Gardner 1/15).

With ANI inputs

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