Mumbai Indians hit four wins in WPL 2023, Harmanpreet Kaur equals MS Dhoni’s special record
In the Women’s Premier League 2023, the team of Mumbai Indians is performing consistently. The team of Mumbai Indians has not lost any match in the tournament so far. Mumbai Indians have made a bang in the first season of the tournament, winning all four of their matches.
Mumbai Indians team under the leadership of Captain Harmanpreet Kaur has won a resounding victory against UP Warriors. In the 10th match of the Women’s Premier League, Mumbai defeated UP by eight wickets. In this tournament, Mumbai Indians have won the fourth consecutive match and have topped the points table, while continuing their blistering performance.
The team of Mumbai Indians defeated the team of UP Warriors by eight wickets at the Brabourne Stadium on 13 March. UP Warriors had set a target of 160 runs, which Mumbai achieved by losing 2 wickets in 17.3 overs. In this match, captain Harmanpreet Kaur won her team by playing a blistering innings. He played a half-century innings of 53 runs in 33 balls with the help of nine fours and a six. She was supported by Natalie Sciver, who scored 45 runs in 31 balls with the help of 6 fours and a six. Both showed a great game and shared a 106-run partnership for the third wicket.
Due to this brilliant innings of Harmanpreet Kaur, where the team got the victory. At the same time, he has also achieved a new position. Mumbai Indians captain Harmanpreet Kaur has become the first captain in the Women’s Premier League to win four consecutive matches. Earlier, only Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could do this feat in IPL. After Mahendra Singh Dhoni, now Harmanpreet Kaur has also joined the special list of captains who have won four matches in a row. Dhoni was the first captain to win four consecutive matches in IPL, after which Harmanpreet Kaur has been able to achieve this feat.
Luck saved the wicket
In the match played between Mumbai Indians and UP Warriors on March 12, Harmanpreet Kaur’s wicket did not fall even when the ball hit the stumps. She was lucky that even after hitting the stumps, she could not get out because the bails did not fall below the stumps. This incident happened in the 11th over, when UP’s Anjali threw such a ball to Harman which she could not play. This ball hit the stumps, after which the UP team felt that Harman was out but if the bails had not fallen down, Harman’s wicket did not fall. The non-fall of this wicket is also one of the rare occurrences in the history of cricket.