Nat Sciver-Brunt hit an unbeaten 60 from 55 balls to assist Mumbai Indians win the inaugural Ladies’s Premier League title.
England worldwide Sciver-Brunt’s unbeaten 60 secured a seven-wicket win for the Indians in opposition to the Delhi Capitals in Sunday’s closing at Wankhede Stadium.
The appropriate-hander’s scoreline put Mumbai near chasing the 132 goal after dropping the coin toss and lining up first.
“Thrilled,” stated Mumbai coach and former England captain Charlotte Edwards. “Successful this is among the biggest achievements of my profession.
“They performed for one another, it was a beautiful expertise.”
Delhi captain Meg Lanning opted to bat after profitable the toss and the Australian skipper had the perfect rating for her aspect with 35 because the Capitals went a modest 131-9.
Even that scoreline had appeared unlikely after dropping to 79-9, with Sciver-Brunt’s England teammate Issy Wong (3-42) and West Indian spinner Hayley Matthews (3-5) doing the harm with the ball.
Nonetheless, Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav broke an unbeaten 27 late within the innings to present the Delhi bowlers one thing to defend in opposition to.
Mumbai misplaced the primary two video games however skipper Harmanpreet Kaur (37 not out) and English all-rounder Sciver-Brunt mixed in a 72-point stand to place their aspect on the profitable streak.
Sciver-Brunt, the league’s costliest overseas rookie together with Australia’s Ashleigh Gardner, sealed victory within the closing with a paddle stroke that ran to the restrict – his seventh 4 of innings.
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