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WPL 2023: Delhi Capitals beat RCB by 6 wickets


Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in their Women’s Premier League match here on Monday.

This is RCB’s scoreless defeat on the trot.

Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 150 for four after being sent into the bat by DC skipper Meg Lanning.

In reply DC completed the chase in 19.4 overs. Alice Capsey blasted away to a 24-ball 38 after Shafali Verma’s early loss, while Jemimah Rodrigues came in with 32 in 28 deliveries, before Jess Jonassen hit 29 in 15 balls.

Australia’s Ellyse Perry scored the highest for RCB with an unbeaten 67 from 52 balls. Perry hit four fours and five sixes. Richa Ghosh crushed 37 in just 16 balls with three sixes and as many fours, boosting RCB’s run rate in the back-10.

Shikha Pandey took three wickets for DC.

Short scores:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 150/4 in 20 overs (Ellyse Perry 67 not out, Richa Ghosh 37; Shikha Pandey 3/23).

Capitals of Delhi: 154/4 in 19.4 overs (Alice Capsey 38, Jemimah Rodrigues 32, Marizanne Kapp 32 not out, Jess Jonassen 29 not out; Asha Shobana 2/27).

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Joanna Swanson

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