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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

DC vs RCB Final Results

Final, Delhi, March 17, 2024, Women's Premier League, 2024
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals by 8 wickets
Delhi Capitals113/10 (18.3 overs)
Royal Challengers Bangalore115/2 (19.3 overs)
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Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Commentary

6:06 PM IST Now then, Smriti Mandhana collects that elusive winning trophy and walks up to the podium to go on and lift it up along with her teammates and the whole of the Bangalore team erupts in joy, what a moment! Right then, the 2024 season of the Women's T20 League was bigger and better than the inaugural season and we saw crowds come in large numbers in both Bangalore and Delhi and most of all, the quality of cricket we saw, was something really special. But at the end of it all, it is Bangalore who claim their maiden title and this incredible season has come to an end. We really hope you enjoyed the coverage. Until next time then, take care and goodbye!
6:05 PM IST Next up, Smriti Mandhana, the captain of Bangalore collects the winner's check and mementos before coming down for a quick chat. Smriti says that the feeling still hasn't sunk in and it is hard for her to come out with emotions and just wants to say that they went through a lot of ups and downs and is just glad. Adds that the Bangalore leg was very good and they had a couple of tough losses in Delhi but managed to step up at the right time and probably, the best was saved for the last. Mentions that last year taught them a lot of things and they were able to reflect on a lot of things and the management did a stellar job. Reckons that for Bangalore, the title is a lot more and as a franchise it is really special and for her personally, it hasn't sunk in yet and is one of the top wins of her career. Ends by appreciating the fans and calls Bangalore's fans the most loyal fans and says 'Ee saala cup namdu' (this year the cup is theirs).
6:00 PM IST Meg Lanning, the captain of Delhi is up for a quick chat after collecting the runner-up check and the trophy. She says it was disappointing to not get it done and congratulates Bangalore by saying they truly deserve it. Adds the collapse happened too quickly and weird things happen in tournaments like these. Again credits Bangalore for dominating the game. Reckons that they had a good tournament and it just wasn't to be in the finale and thanks the entire squad. Says cricket is a funny game and you win some and lose some as well.
5:55 PM IST Time for the mementos to be distributed and first up, all the officials are handed their mementos. Next up, the runners-up award is handed to the head coach of Delhi, Jonathan Batty who collects the award and also the watches for all the individuals of the team.
5:54 PM IST Deepti Sharma is the Player of the Tournament for her sensational all-round display. She says that she played her natural game throughout the tournament and played all her shots because of which she was able to do well. Adds that before coming into the tournament, she worked hard on playing on the off side and she is happy with it. Mentions that last season, she didn't have many chances with the bat but this season she was able to contribute and she feels good about it. Says that she has come a step ahead with her batting and is happy with it.
5:48 PM IST Shreyanka Patil is adjudged the Emerging Player of the Season for her 13 wickets and contributions with the bat and in the field. She also ends up as the leading wicket-taker of the tournament, whereas her teammate Ellyse Perry finishes as the leading run-getter, a clean sweep.
5:45 PM IST Sophie Molineux is the Player of the Match in the Final for her game-changing spell and a run-out as well. She begins by saying it is a special evening and finals are always funny games, going down to the wire. Adds Delhi is a strong team and feels glad to get over the line. States that it was all about learning from the mistakes and getting better. Mentions that the last three weeks have been pretty special and they have gone from strength to strength.
5:45 PM IST The Presentation ceremony...
5:24 PM IST Richa Ghosh and Simran Bahadur are also up for a quick chat. Ghosh says that she was a bit nervous but Ellyse Perry calmed her down and gave her the belief to play her shots. Simran shows that she is feeling great that the trophy is theirs and she is speechless. Ghosh adds that they have worked really hard and the preparation was very good. Simran chimes in and says that she is happy to do whatever the team wants, whether it be playing or supporting from the dugout. Ghosh says that they wanted to keep it wicket-to-wicket and knew a couple of wickets would turn the tide in their favor and says that a small target is very tricky and they never relaxed.
5:21 PM IST The spin twins, Shreyanka Patil and Asha Shobana are the next ones in for a chat. Asha says from the first day of the camp they were manifesting for this and it feels unreal. Shreyanka Patil says they did play some really good cricket and had amazing team bonding sessions between the games. Adds people keep saying 'Ee sala cup namde' (this year the cup is ours) and they just did it. Asha says that the coach Luke Williams made them feel comfortable and was fantastic and Shreyanka adds that they felt like a family getting in tune with him.
5:20 PM IST Sophie Devine says she is happy to contribute to the team and appreciates Perry for doing the needful. Adds that they just needed to get things into the right perspective this season and with the inclusion of Wareham and others, it bolstered their team. She is joined by Georgia Wareham who says Sophie Molineux changed the game totally after the Powerplay. Says it has been an exceptional experience to bowl here and there's so much to learn even as an international player. Sophie Devine says it's pretty special and feels extremely proud to bring the trophy before the men did.
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DC vs RCB Venue Details

Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, India
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
PitchBatting friendly
Matches Won
Batting First7 Won (63.64%)
Bowling First4 Won (36.36%)
Temperature, 20.66C, Haze
Humidity - 52%Wind Speed 1.54 meter/sec
  • 154Average 1st Innings
  • 146Average 2nd Innings
  • 36.29%PACEPercentage of wickets takes by pacers
  • 63.71%SPINPercentage of wickets takes by spinners
  • 199-5By Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Highest Total
  • 113-10By Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians Lowest Total
  • 95* Runs Harmanpreet KaurHighest Individual Score
  • 6/15Ellyse PerryBest Bowling Figures
Reviews Remaining:DC - 1 of 2, RCB - 1 of 2

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Match Details

Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Delhi Capitals, elected to bat
Women's Premier League, 2024
Series Period
23 Feb 2024 - 17 Mar 2024
Match Day
17 Mar 2024 - D/N (20 - over match)
Gayathri Venugopalan (IND), Abhijit Bhattacharya (IND) and Parashar Joshi (IND)
Match Referee
GS Lakshmi (IND)
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