Along with the final match to be held between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians, it will also be decided which player will wear the Purple Cap and Orange Cap. For this also the race is going on among many players.
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New Delhi. Women’s Premier League final match to be held for the first time on Sunday Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians will be played between Delhi captain Mag Lanning and Mumbai captain Harmanpreet both will try to make their team name this historic final. Both the teams are desperate to become the first champion of the league. However, apart from the title, there are other things at stake in this final to be played at DY Patil Stadium, for which Mumbai Indians and Delhi have to fight.
Like the Indian Premier League, in the Women’s Premier League, apart from winning the title for their team, players are also eyeing the Purple Cap and Orange Cap. The interesting thing is that in this race also the players of Delhi and Mumbai are face to face. The winner of this race will be decided after the finals.
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Delhi-Mumbai face to face for Orange Cap
The Orange Cap is given to the player who has scored the most runs in the entire league. At present, this cap is adorned on the head of Mag Lanning, the captain of Delhi Capitals. Lanning has scored 310 runs in eight matches at an average of 51.56. After this, Tahlia McGrath of UP Warriors is present in second place, who has 302 runs but now she is out of the race. In third place comes Nate Siever Brunt of Mumbai Indians who has scored 272 runs in nine matches. His average is even better than Lanning. He is only 38 runs behind Lanning. It will be clear only after the final that who takes this cap home.
Race continues among Mumbai bowlers
Purple Cap is the dream of every bowler. This cap is seen on the head of the player who takes the most wickets. The players of Mumbai Indians are engaged in the race for this cap. Sophie Ecclestone is at the first place in this list, who has taken 16 wickets in 9 matches. But these players of UP are now out of the race. Mumbai’s Saika Ishaq is at number two with 15 wickets. She is only one wicket behind Sophie. Saika is facing challenge from her own teammates Hayley Mathews and Amelia Karr who have taken 13-13 wickets.
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