Two of the best Women’s Premier League franchises this season will go against each other tonight to confirm their place in the Semi-Final. Mumbai Indians Women franchise have so far won 5 matches with 10 points while Delhi Capitals Women have won four matches with 8 points. Mi-W vs DC-W carries significant importance for Delhi Capitals as if they lose and UP Warriorz wins their game against Gujarat Giants then UP will also have 8 points and may threaten the 2nd spot of Delhi in the points table. Below, we have discussed MI-W vs DC-W Match 18 probable playing XIs, dream11 fantasy & match prediction so passionate cricket fans can make correct choices and win exciting cash rewards.
MI-W vs DC-W Match 18 Details
Here is an overview of MI-W vs DC-W match 18 details in WPL 2023.
Match: Mumbai Indians Women vs Delhi Capitals Women Match 18
Competition: Women’s Premier League (WPL)
Date: 20th March 2023
Time: 06:30 PM IST
Ground: Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Academy
MI-W vs DC-W Live Streaming
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There will be a cloud cover throughout this match but the good news is no major rain interruptions are expected. The temperatures are expected to be around 26 to 29 degrees while the humidity will be around 55% to 70%.
The pitches in Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Academy have been used up and have played slow in the last couple of matches which is expected to be the same for this MI-W vs DC-W match 18 of WPL. Due to cloudy conditions pacers might get some more swing early on with an average 1st innings score will be around 140 runs. If a team batting 1st able to score 155 runs it can be a winning total on this sluggish slow pitch.
MI-W vs DC-W Probable Playing XIs
Both teams have showcased attacking cricket so far in the previous match of the Women’s Premier League but this pitch will be somewhat tricky to deal with as no batter has been able to score quickly right from the word go if the batters give themselves some time on the pitch then things do gets easier later on when the ball gets a bit softer.
Bowling resources from both teams have a major role to play in this game with spinners and pacers both having something available to trouble batters on this track.
Below are the probable team XIs for MI-W vs DC-W match 18 of WPL 2023.
Mumbai Indians Women: Hayley Matthews, Yastika Bhatia (wk), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Amelia Kerr, Issy Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Humaira Kazi, Dhara Gujjar, Jintimani Kalita, Saika Ishaque
Delhi Capitals Women: Meg Lanning (c), Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, Jess Jonaseen, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Arundhati Reddy, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Yadav
MI-W vs DC-W Dream11 Fantasy Team
It was a tough ask to compile the best possible eleven set of players from equally balanced squads. In our dream11 fantasy our core focus was to select the best all-rounders available as in T20 cricket it is often the all-rounders who create a bigger impact on the game.
Below is the best Dream11 team for MI-W vs DC-W match 18 of WPL 2023.
Wicket-Keeper: Yastika Bhatia
Batters: H Kaur, MM Lanning, Shafali Verma
All-Rounders: Hayley Matthews, NR Sciver, AC Kerr, M Kapp
Bowlers: S Ishaque, Issy Wong, S Pandey
Captain: Hayley Matthews
Vice-Captain: NR Sciver
For captaincy positions, we have selected both captain and vice-captain from all-rounders as they give the maximum options to earn bonus points in the cricket fantasy. Hayler is our captain while Sciver is our vice-captain for MI-W vs DC-W match 18 of WPL.
Mumbai Indians Women vs Delhi Capitals Women Head-to-Head
Last time when both of these franchises played against each other it was Mumbai Indians Women who won the game quite comprehensively by 8 wickets in 15 overs. Saika Ishaque was the player of the match as she took three wickets for only 13 runs.
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MI-W vs DC-W Match 18 Prediction
Even though Mumbai Indians Women lost their last game but with the batting and bowling strength they got we expect them to make a grand comeback and defeat Delhi Capitals comprehensively yet again. The winning probability is around 56% in favor of the MI-W franchise for this 18th match of WPL.
Hayley Matthews, Nat Sciver-Brunt and Harmanpreet Kaur, Amelia Kerr, Meg Lanning & Marizanne Kapp are the top players playing this match who are expected to create a major impact on this game.