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WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians won the game by a huge margin of 143 runs.

A score above 200 meant that there was immense pressure on Gujarat and they crumbled under that.

By Team Pardaphash 
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Mumbai:In the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League. Harmanpreet Kaur led her team to victory in their very first game of the tournament by a huge margin. Harmanpreet smacked 65 in 30, Mathews turned it up with her 31-ball 47, Kerr got 45 in 24 and 2-12. She has become the first player to score a fifty in the Women’s Premier League.
Mumbai Indians scored an imposing 207 for five in the opener. Gujarat Giants were all out for a paltry 64 in 15.1 overs.

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Harmanpreet Kaur, Captain Mumbai Indians: I think it was a brilliant start, We kept things simpe and clear. Told players to play natural. It is a big day for women’s cricket and we talked about expressing ourselves. I watched the ball nicely and backed myself. Whatever came my way, I backed myself and it went my way. It’s a big day and a big victory for us and the way we started, we are really happy.
Nita Ambani: I think it is such an iconic day and iconic moment for women in sport. It is so thrilling to be part of this wonderful tournament WPL today. I hope this inspires many young girls across the country to take up sports, realise their dreams and follow their hearts.

Playing-XI of MIW & GGW teams:
Mumbai Indians: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Natalie Sciver Brunt, Hayley Mathews, Pooja Vastrakar, Isabel Wong, Humaira Kazi, Amelia Kerr, Amanjot Kaur, Jintimani Kalita and Saika Ishaka.

Gujarat Giants: Beth Mooney (Captain), Sabineni Meghana, Harleen Deol, Ashley Gardner, Annabel Sutherland, Dayalan Hemlata, Georgia Wareheim, Sneh Rana, Tanuja Kanwar, Monica Patel and Manasi Joshi.

Also Read :- WPL 2023: Mumbai Indian's fifth consecutive win, the first team to qualify for the playoffs.
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