WPL 2023 Eliminator: Nat Sciver-Brunt helps MI post 182/4
Nat Sciver-Brunt struck an unbeaten 72 to help Mumbai Indians post 182/4 against UP Warriorz in the Eliminator of the Women's Premier League 2023 season. Sciver-Brunt came at the crease when MI were 31/1. She shared two 30-plus stands alongside Hayley Matthews and Harmanpreet Kaur. MI were 104/3 before Amelia Kerr joined hands with Sciver-Brunt and the two helped the side score big.
A superb knock from the blade of Sciver-Brunt
Sciver-Brunt smashed a 38-ball 72. Her knock was laced with nine fours and two sixes. Her partnership of 60 runs alongside Kerr helped MI offer a fightback against the Warriorz. Pooja Vastrakar's unbeaten 11 from four balls helped MI at the death.
MI hammer 66 runs in final 5 overs
As many as 66 runs were scored in the last five overs. Deepti Sharma gave away 18 runs in the 20th over as Sciver-Brunt finished MI's innings with a six. Sophie Ecclestone (2/39) conceded 12 and 14 from her two overs at the death.
MI's summary with the bat
Yastika Bhatia scored an 18-ball 21 atop before Hayley Matthews and Sciver-Brunt added 38 runs. Another 35 runs were added alongside Harmanpreet, who was dismissed by Ecclestone. MI's turning point came when Kerr supported Sciver-Brunt with a 19-ball 29. 16-year-old Parshavi Chopra claimed 1 scalp for UPW. Anjali Sarvani managed 1/17, besides Eccestone's brace.