RCB vs DC: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and chose bowling, Ellyse Perry out of the team

Royal Challengers Bangalore Women vs Delhi Capitals, WPL 2024: After winning the toss, Royal Challengers Bangalore elected to bowl first. Each of the two teams has altered one member of their starting lineup. Nadine de Klerk has been added to the RCB squad to replace Ellyse Perry. On the other hand, Delhi has offered spinner Jessica Jonassen an opportunity instead of Annabel Sutherland.

Feb 29, 2024 - 19:53
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RCB vs DC: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and chose bowling, Ellyse Perry out of the team

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) is in its second season, and the seventh game is between Delhi Capitals (DC), the winners of the previous season, and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). In this game taking place at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, captain Smriti Mandhana of Royal Challengers Bangalore chose to bowl first after winning the toss.

Both teams have made changes in their playing 11 for this match. Australia's legendary all-rounder Ellyse Perry is not playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Smriti Mandhana said during the toss that she was ill. In her place, South Africa's Nadine de Klerk is going to debut in WPL. Delhi has also made a change. Spinner Jessica Jonassen has got a chance in place of Annabel Sutherland.

RCB has made a great start to this season and after winning the first two matches, remains on the top of the points table with four points. In such a situation, this team captained by Smriti Mandhana will enter to score a hat-trick. Whereas Delhi had to face defeat at the hands of Mumbai in the first match. In the second match, they defeated UP Warriors (UPW) by 9 wickets. Delhi is in third place in the points table with two points. In such a situation, if it defeats RCB in this match, then based on net run rate it will reach the top of the points table.

Playing 11 of Team Delhi Capitals: Meg Lanning (captain), Shafali Verma, Alice Capsey, Jemimah Rodrigues, Marizanne Kapp, Jessica Jonassen, Arundhati Reddy, Minnu Mani, Tania Bhatia (wk), Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey.

Playing 11 of Team Royal Challengers Bangalore: Smriti Mandhana (capt), Sophie Devine, Sabbineni Meghna, Nadine de Klerk, Richa Ghosh (w), Sophie Molyneux, Georgia Wareham, Shreyanka Patil, Simran Bahadur, Shobhana Asha, Renuka Thakur Singh.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer
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