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The 16th match of WPL will be a clash between Royal Challengers Women and Gujarat Giants Women at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Gujarat Giants Women have played better than Royal Challengers Bangalore Women in this series. Both teams are suffering on the table currently. RCB-W are in 5th position with 2 points after six matches while GG-W are in 4th position with 2 points after playing six matches.
In their most recent game, Gujarat Giants defeated Delhi Capital Women by 11 runs, improving their playoff chances. The GG-W scored 147 runs in 20 overs after Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bowl first. In response, Delhi Capitals Women only managed 136 runs in 18 overs in 4 overs.
Australia’s Ashleigh Gardner was outstanding in this match for GG-W as she took 2 wickets for 19 in 3.4 overs and also demonstrated sheer brilliance with the bat. She scored a massive 51* runs off just 33 deliveries against DC-W. Gardner was awarded with the player of the match award for her excellent contribution towards making her team win the match.
RCB Women registered their first win of the tournament by defeating UP Warriorz by 5 wickets before with as many as 12 balls to spare. Kanika Ahuja smashed a brilliant 46 runs off 30 deliveries against UP-W. She was awarded with the player of the match award.
“ In today's Gujarat Giants Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore match, the loser will go straight out. Gujarat Giants will have a slightly better chance as GG-W defeated DC-W in their last match. However, RCB-W had also defeated UP-W, but RCB-W can not lost a single match from here” - Aakash Chopra