WPL 2024: Match 5, BAN-W vs GUJ-W Match Prediction, Best Playing Eleven

Match 5 of the Women’s Premier League, WPL 2024 features a clash between the Royal Challengers Bangalore Women (RCB-W) and the Gujarat Giants Women (GUJ-W). This exciting encounter will take place at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday, February 27th.

WPL 2024: Match 5

Team Previews

BAN-W vs GUJ-W Match Prediction

Royal Challengers Bangalore Women

  • Coming off a close 2-run win over UP Warriorz Women in their first match
  • Led by captain Smriti Mandhana and featuring stars like Ellyse Perry and Richa Ghosh
  • Strong batting lineup but bowling needs improvement

Gujarat Giants Women

  • Lost their opening match to defending champions Mumbai Indians Women by 5 wickets
  • Captained by Beth Mooney and includes Ashleigh Gardner and Sneh Rana
  • Need to bounce back after disappointing first game

Match Details:

  • Match: Royal Challengers Bangalore Women Vs Gujarat Giants Women, Match 5
  • Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
  • Date & Time: Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 PM (IST)
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming Details: Sports18 and JioCinema

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Key Battles BAN-W vs GUJ-W

Smriti Mandhana vs Ashleigh Gardner

A clash between BAN-W captain and GUJ-W’s star all-rounder. Whoever wins this battle could lead their side to victory.

Richa Ghosh vs Beth Mooney

Two explosive wicket-keeper batters. Ghosh’s brilliant 62 powered BAN-W last game, while Mooney will look to improve after a duck.

Head-to-Head Record

  • Matches Played: 2
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore Women won: 1
  • Gujarat Giants Women won: 1

Probable Playing XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore women:

  • Ellyse Perry, Smriti Mandhana (Captain), Sophie Devine, Sabbhineni Meghana, Richa Ghosh (wk), Georgia Wareham, Sophie Molineux, Shreyanka Patil, Simran Bahadur, Asha Sobhana, Renuka Singh
Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana

Gujarat Giants Women (GUJ-W):

  • Beth Mooney (Captain) (Wicket-Keeper), Phoebe Litchfield, Ashleigh Gardner, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harleen Deol, Veda Krishnamurthy, Sneh Rana, Mannat Kashyap, Meghna Singh, Lea Tahuhu, Tanuja Kanwar

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WPL-2024
WPL-2024

Probable Best Batter of the Match

RCB’s Richa Ghosh is anticipated to be the standout batter in the fifth match of the WPL 2024. Her remarkable performance, including a brilliant 62 in the last game against UP-W, could significantly impact Bengaluru’s position in the WPL 2024.

Best Bowler of the Match

Gujrat’s Tanuja Kanwar is expected to shine as the best bowler against Royal Challengers Bangalore. With a stellar performance in their opening game against MI-W, where she secured two wickets, she poses a significant threat to the RCB-W batters.

Match Scenarios

Scenario 1: Royal Challengers Bangalore women win the toss and bowl

  • PP Score: 50-60
  • GUJ-W Score: 175-185
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore women win the match

Scenario 2: Gujarat Giants women win the toss and bowl

  • PP Score: 55-65
  • RCB-W Score: 180-190
  • Gujarat Giants women win the match

Match Prediction

  • Chasing teams have a slight advantage at Chinnaswamy.
  • Expect a high-scoring game with over 200 runs.
  • RCB-W’s strong batting makes them slight favorites.
  • Richa Ghosh to shine again as the match-winner.

Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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