Delhi Capitals’ skipper Meg Lanning is hopeful of her opening partner Shafali Verma coming up with another match-winning knock in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 final against Mumbai Indians. The match is set to take place at the iconic Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday, March 26.
Lanning and Verma have been in sensational form throughout the tournament, with the Delhi captain leading the run charts with 310 runs and an average of 51.67. Verma, on the other hand, has been wreaking havoc with her explosive batting style, scoring 241 runs at an excellent strike rate of 182.58.
Speaking at a press conference ahead of the final, Lanning heaped praise on Verma, stating that she has a unique style that works for her, and she is ready to take on the game at any time. Lanning also acknowledged the challenge of facing Mumbai in the final, stating that they are a dangerous team with some great players.
Delhi and Mumbai have had two good contests in the league stage, with both teams winning one match each. Lanning emphasized the importance of enjoying the experience and embracing the opportunity of playing in the final, as it may not come again.
With Delhi playing with smiles on their faces, Lanning will be encouraging her team to continue doing so in the final. It promises to be a thrilling encounter, and both teams will be looking to leave no stone unturned to emerge victorious in the grand finale.