Gujarat Giants Women vs UP Warriorz Women WPL Tips

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Gujarat Giants Womens vs UP Warriorz Womens Match Details

  • Date: 2023-03-20
  • Start Time: 15:30
  • Location: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
  • Tournament: Women's Premier League 2023
  • Format: Womens Premier League
  • Tipster: Brian Thorpe

Tip Summary

  • Gujarat Giants are struggling in the first edition of the Women’s T20 Championship with only two wins to their name from seven league matches. 
  • UP Warriorz are doing relatively well in the league with three wins and as many losses from six games.
  • The first game between the two teams was UP scoring a win by three wickets. 

In the 17th match of the Women’s Premier League 2023, Gujarat Giants will be squaring off against UP Warriorz. The two teams will be playing against each other for the second time in the competition at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on March 20, Monday. UP Warriorz will be more confident going into the game as they previously defeated Gujarat Giants by three wickets.

Batting first in the game, Gujarat posted a decent total of 169 runs on the scoreboard. Harleen Deol top-scored for the team with a knock of 46 runs to her name. Meanwhile, Deepti Sharma and Sophie Ecclestone were the picks of the bowlers with two wickets each under their belt. 

Chasing the score, UP Warriorz scored a win in 19.5 overs. The Australian middle-order batter smacked 59 runs off just 26 balls with the help of seven boundaries and three maximums. She found support in the top-order batter Kiran Navgire who contributed 53 runs in 43 balls at a strike rate of 123.26. Owing to the exploits of the two players, UP managed to score a win by three wickets despite a brilliant bowling by Kim Grath. The 26-year-old seamer was the lone warrior for Gujarat with the ball as she picked a total of five wickets. 

Speaking of their overall performance, UP Warriorz are doing better as compared to Gujarat Giants. With six points from three wins and as many losses, the UP cricket team is reeling at third place in the points table. They are coming into the tournament after defeating Mumbai Indians Women by five wickets.

Gujarat Giants, on the other hand, are languishing at the bottom of the standings with four points. They have featured in a total of seven matches so far, winning two and losing five games. Giants will be low on confidence as they lost to Royal Challengers Women in their most recent match by eight wickets. 

Notably, this is a must-win game for both teams as it will impact their chances to qualify for the second round of the league. 

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Gujarat Giants Womens vs UP Warriorz Womens Tips

Top Gujarat Giants Batter: Laura Wolvaardt

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: Women's Premier League 2023

The young opening batter Laura Wolvaardt is likely to top the run-scoring charts for her team on Monday as they will go one-on-one against UP Warriorz. She is one of the top runs-scorers for the franchise in the T20 Championship with 126 runs under her belt in three games at a stunning average of 42.00 and a strike rate of 141.57. The Giants lost their last league match to Royal Challengers Bangalore Women by eight wickets but Laura Wolvaardt made headlines owing to her sensational batting performance. The 23-year-old smashed 68 runs in just 42 balls with the help of nine boundaries and two maximums. The odds are in the favor of the opening batter to continue the fine performance and help her team score a victory to stay relevant in the game.

Top UP Warriorz Batter: Alyssa Healy

Top Batter
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: Women's Premier League 2023

The UP Warriorz skipper Alyssa Healy has been leading the team from the front in the inaugural edition of the Women’s Premier League 2023. She is the highest run-scorer for the franchise with a total of 194 runs in six games at an average of 38.80. Healy failed to make an impact in the last game against Mumbai Indians Women as she ended up with only eight runs after facing ten balls. However, the 32-year-old knows the art of making a comeback and we are backing her to be at her best on Monday.

Top wicket-taker of the match: Sophie Ecclestone

Top Wicket Taker
  • Tip By: Brian Thorpe
  • Tournament: Women's Premier League 2023
  • Date: 2023-03-20
  • Best Odds: 5.0 @ 10Cric

England’s Sophie Ecclestone will be the top bowler to take the field on Monday as UP Warriorz will play against Gujarat Giants in Mumbai. Sophie has ruled the pitch in the T20 Championship owing to her disciplined bowling. In six games, she has scalped a total of 12 wickets at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 6.13. The 23-year-old was also the pick of the bowler for UP in their most recent game against Mumbai as she picked three wickets in four overs while maintaining an economy rate of 3.8.