Jess Jonassen’s last over blitz backs Delhi Capitals as Royal Challengers Bangalore’s struggle continues for the first win in Women’s Premier League 2023. Catch live scores and Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals match 11 highlights.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals match 11 highlights: Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets in a close encounter, starring Jess Jonassen who smacked a six and a four in the final over needing nine runs.
Early, Royal Challengers Bangalore dealt with outstanding bowling performance by Delhi Capitals and made 150/4 courtesy of Ellyse Perry’s unbeaten 67 runs and Richa Ghosh’s action-packed cameo of 37 runs.
In response, Delhi Capitals were rescued in the last a few moments of the game by thier middle order Alice Capsey (38 off 24), Jemimah Rodrigues (32 off 28), Marizanne Kapp’s unbeaten run-a-ball 32 runs and the saviour, Jess Jonassen (29* off 15). Delhi Capitals managed to mark thier fourth win on the standings of Women’s Premier League 2023.
ELLYSE PERRY AND RICHA GHOSH SAVE THE DAY FOR RCB.
On Monday at Dr. DY Patil Stadium, Delhi Capitals after having a favorable coin flip asked Royal Challengers Bangalore to bat. Royal Challengers Bangalore with a slow start lost the early wicket of struggling-with-form Smriti Mandhana (8). Sophie Divine (21), who showed some patience with the bat, turned out to be the second scalp of Shikha Pandey.
Ellyse Perry was brought early at the crease, while Royal Challengers Bangalore was losing wickets from the second end. Running way behind from the usual run rate, Royal Challengers Bangalore saw their other warrior, Heather Knight (11), bite the dust in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals match 11 highlights.
Ellyse Perry and Richa Ghosh then held their nerves and provided some momentum to their slow-moving run chariot. Their patience with the bat turned fruitfully as they stand a 60-run partnership. However, Shikha Pandey, breaking this crucial stand, scalped her third wicket in the form of Richa Ghosh (37 off 16), including three fours and three towering sixes.
As Richa Ghosh departed Ellyse Perry added some more crucial runs in the total with her unbeaten innings of 67 runs, blasting four fours and five maximums. Ellyse Perry and Richa Ghosh’s knock helped Royal Challengers Bangalore reach a fighting total of 150/4 in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals match 11 highlights.
DELHI CAPITALS MIDDLE ORDER SHINES.
while chasing the total of 150 Delhi Capitals suffered a big loss of Shafali Verma scoring a golden duck. At number three, Alice Capsey, releasing the pressure, sustained the scoreboard. Although, soon Alice Capsey (38) became falling victim to Preeti Bose.
Moreover, Mag Lanning couldn’t make any powerful impact and went back into the dugout for fifteen runs. Later, in order to accelerate the current run rate, Jemimah Rodrigues (32) lofted a mistimed shot into the hands of Richa Ghosh.
Marizanne Kapp, holding the other end, was joined by Jess Jonassen who was in a hurry to finish the game. The moment Jess Jonassen hel the bat required run bank began diminishing.
Jess Jonassen belted unbeaten 29 runs in just off 15 deliveries with reaching boundaries four times and a maximum. Marizanne Kapp’s steady yet crucial knock of 32 runs, including three fours and a six played a major role in the run chase. Delhi Capitals chased down the total of 150 in the last over, making the game nail-biter, to stay firm on the second spot in Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals match 11 highlights of Women’s Premier League 2023.