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Harris’ Heroics Lead Warriorz to Victory, Keep Giants Winless

Harris’ Heroics Lead Warriorz to Victory, Keep Giants Winless

In a thrilling match, UP Warriorz secured their second consecutive victory in the Women’s Premier League, defeating Gujarat Giants by six wickets. Alyssa Healy’s decision to chase paid off as her team restricted Gujarat to 142/5, with Sophie Ecclestone taking three wickets. The Warriorz chased down the target comfortably, with Grace Harris leading the charge with an unbeaten 60 off 33 balls.

The Giants struggled against spin, facing 19 overs of spin bowling from UPW. Despite a fighting innings from Ashleigh Gardner (30* off 17), the Giants could only manage a modest total. In response, Healy’s aggressive start and Harris’ composed innings ensured UPW reached the target with 4.2 overs to spare.

UP Warriorz will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in their next match, looking to avenge their previous loss. Meanwhile, Gujarat Giants will have a day’s gap before taking on Delhi Capitals, hoping to turn their fortunes around after three consecutive defeats.

Brief Scores: Gujarat Giants 142/5 (Phoebe Litchfield 35; Ecclestone 3-20) lost to UP Warrior 143/4 in 15.4 overs (Harris 60*; Tanuka Kanwar 2-23) by 6 wickets

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