GGW vs MIW Match Preview

Beth Mooney and Laura Woolvardt showcased their exceptional skills on Wednesday, forming an impressive partnership of 140 runs for the opening wicket in a mere 13 overs. This remarkable performance set the stage for the team to establish a formidable target of 200 runs. While both Mooney and Woolvardt achieved individual half-centuries, the performance of the middle-order batsmen remains a cause for concern.

Unfortunately, players such as Phoebe Litchfield, D Hemalatha, and Kathryn Bryce have struggled to find their rhythm. On a positive note, Ashleigh Gardner has displayed commendable all-round abilities, contributing 92 runs with the bat and taking 5 wickets. She will be accompanied by Tanuja Kanwar, who currently leads the team in wicket-taking, in the spin department.

The team's pace attack comprises of Meghna Singh, Kathryn Bryce, and Mannat Kashyap.

Amelia Kerr has emerged as the top scorer for Mumbai, accumulating a total of 174 runs. In the middle order, she has received valuable support from Harmanpreet Kaur and Nat Sciver-Brunt. Speaking of Nat Sciver-Brunt, she showcased an exceptional all-round performance in the previous match, contributing 45 runs and also claiming 2 wickets.

However, the opening pair of Yastika Bhatia and Hayley Matthews has displayed some inconsistency despite their ability to score quickly during the Powerplay. Mumbai is fortunate to have a plethora of bowling options, thanks to the presence of several all-rounders in the team.

Both Nat Sciver-Brunt and Amelia Kerr have been the leading wicket-takers, each securing 7 wickets. Additionally, Saika Ishaque and Shabnim Ismail have delivered commendable spells in the past week, collectively taking 11 wickets. 


Weather Report

The weather will be clear with temperatures of around 20 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The pitch at Delhi is excellent to bat on. The surface is firm and there isn’t much green grass. The batters will find it easy to play their shots as there isn’t much movement off the seam. The average first-inning score here is around 190.

The pitch does slow down a bit in the second half and the batters will have to be a bit more careful with their shot selection.

Notable stats

Laura Wolvaardt: Reliable and Powerful

Known for her explosive batting, Laura Wolvaardt is a dependable performer in the WPL. She has scored 247 runs in her last 7 outings at an average of 35.29 and a strike rate of 140.34.

Team News

Harleen Deol has been ruled out of the entire season due to an injury. She has been replaced in the Gujarat Giants squad by Bharti Fulmali. 


GGW vs MIW Probable 11

GGW Playing 11

  • Beth Mooney (C)
  • Laura Woolvardt
  • Phoebe Litchfield
  • Veda Krishnamurthy
  • D Hemalatha
  • Ashleigh Gardner
  • Kathryn Bryce
  • Tanuja Kanwar
  • Meghna Singh
  • Shabnam Shakil
  • Mannat Kashyap

MIW Playing 11

  • Hayley Matthews
  • Yastika Bhatia (Wk)
  • Harmanpreet Kaur (C)
  • Nat Sciver-Brunt
  • Amelia Kerr
  • Pooja Vastrakar
  • Amanjot Kaur
  • S Sajana
  • Humaira Kazi
  • Shabnim Ismail
  • Saika Ishaque
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Mumbai Indians to win this match. They have been consistent when compared to the Gujarat Giants and have a stronger team in all departments. The latter have struggled throughout this season and have only just registered their first win. Also, the Mumbai Indians have an unbeaten record against the Giants, giving them a psychological edge.


Top Picks

Ashleigh Gardner: Gardener has been a key player for the Giants this season. She has scored 92 runs at a strike rate of 110.84 and also picked up 5 wickets.

Amelia Kerr: Amelia Kerr is the leading run-scorer for Mumbai with 174 runs. She is also the joint-highest wicket-taker with 7 wickets.

Harmanpreet Kaur: Harmanpreet Kaur has scored 140 runs in 4 innings at an average of 46.66 and a strike rate of 126.12. 


GGW vs MIW Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: B Mooney, Y Bhatia

Batters: H Kaur, L Wolvaardt

All-rounders: H Matthews, N Sciver-Brunt (C), A Kerr (VC), A Gardner

Bowlers: S Ismail, S Ishaque, T Kanwar

GGW vs MIW Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction