WPL, GG vs RCB Live: Watch - RCB fans praise Heather Knight for dismissing dangerous Ashleigh Gardner
Heather Knight got heaped praise from the RCB fans and skipper Smriti Mandhana for providing a much-needed breakthrough by sending back dangerous Ashleigh Gardner. Coming to the ongoing battle between Gujarat Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, Sneh Rana won the toss and decided to bat.
Megan Schutt provided the first breakthrough for RCB Women by dismissing Sabbhineni Megana for 8 runs. However, Sophia Dunkley and Harleen Deol took the situation under their control and put up a crucial 60-run stand for the second wicket.
Then Sophia Dunkley had to walk back after being dismissed by Shreyanka Patil for 65 runs. After her dismissal, Harleen Deol continued her stints with the bat and once again she added an important partnership for the 4th wicket with Ashleigh Gardner.
The Australian all-rounder was removed by Heather Knight for 19 runs. Following her, Dayalan Hemalatha smashed a few boundaries and ended up her inning scoring 16 runs from just 7 balls.
Summary of the ongoing match:
In the end, the vital knock of Harleen Deol comes to an end after she was dismissed by Shreyanka Patil for 67 runs. Gujarat Giants finally managed to put up a massive total of 201 runs on the board. Smriti Mandhana and Sophie Devine opened the innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore with a huge target on the board.
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Both the batters provided a fantastic start before the skipper departs after scoring 18 runs for her side. After that, Ellyse Perry joined with the New Zealand cricketer and took on the opposition bowlers all around the park.
However, she was not able to stand till the end of the game as Mansi Joshi forced her to walk back with number 32. As of now, Sophie Devine is still on the crease, scoring 59 runs from 42 balls with the help of 8 fours and a six.
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March 8, 2023
Much needed wicket for RCB Women.— cric. mani7 (@p_manikumaran) March 8, 2023
Ashleigh Gardner departs for just 19 runs.
Aakash Chopra kept saying from the 9th over, that RCB should introduce Heather Knight into the attack.— Cricket.com (@weRcricket) March 8, 2023
Here she comes in 14th over, and removes Ashleigh Gardner!#TATAWPL #RCBvsGG