After leading her team to victory against UP Warriorz in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL), Meg Lanning, the captain of Delhi Capitals, expressed her delight at their score of over 200 runs.
The Australian cricketer further expressed her hope that other teams would follow suit and reach the same score, as it would make for an exciting match and a great showcase for women’s cricket. Lanning believed that reaching the 200-run mark is not only thrilling for the viewers but also a fantastic way to promote women’s cricket.
MEG LANNING IS THE LEADING RUN SCORER OF WPL AT THE MOMENT
“It’s not surprising (200+ scores). A great advert for the game. I hope it continues. It’s been very enjoyable so far.”
Delhi Capitals are unbeaten so far in the tournament with great batting performances from the Aussie batter.
“Nice start to the tournament. Our batting has been great. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed batting here in India. So far so good. Everyone’s very friendly. Great set-up here at Delhi Capitals,”
Lanning said about her team’s performance.
On Tuesday, Delhi Capitals secured a convincing 42-run victory over UP Warriorz in the Women’s Premier League 2023 at DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai. The captain of Delhi Capitals, Meg Lanning, played a vital role in the win, scoring an impressive 70 runs. Despite Tahlia McGrath’s valiant effort of 90 runs, the UP Warriorz batsmen failed to build significant partnerships, leading to their defeat. Jess Jonassen was the star player for Delhi Capitals, contributing an unbeaten 42 runs and taking three wickets.
Regarding individual performances in the ongoing WPL, Meg Lanning is currently leading the Orange Cap rankings with 142 runs from two innings. Hayley Matthews of Mumbai Indians is in second place with 124 runs from two innings.
Saika Ishaque of Mumbai Indians has the purple cap with six wickets from two matches. While Tara Norris (five) of Delhi Capitals and Kim Garth (five) of Gujarat Giants follow closely behind.
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