“Optimistically she is prepared to take the game on” – Meg Lanning on Shafali Verma before of WPL 2023 final



Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Meg Lanning is confident of her opening partner Shafali Verma‘s sack in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 final and performing another game-winning knock.

Delhi will take on MI in the Women’s Premier League(WPL) 2023 final at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday, March 26. While DC immediately trained for the summit clash, MI reserved their place by beating UP Warriorz by 72 runs in the Eliminator.

Lanning and Shafali have been among the top player in the Women’s Premier League(WPL) 2023. The Delhi skipper is the leading run-taker in the tournament with 310 runs at an average of 51.67 and a strike rate of 141.55. Shafali, on another hand, has scored 241 runs at an average of 34.43 and a superb strike rate of 182.58.

Talking at a press conference before the WPL 2023 final, Lanning publicized her views on the Shafali factor. She believed:

”Batting with her has been great fun. She has got a unique style that works for her. She takes the game-on and turns it in our favor. She had a great tournament and is looking in good form heading into the final tomorrow.

“Hopefully she comes in with a clear mind and is ready to take the game on and I can watch from the other end.”

Shafali wasted 84 off 45 balls in a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and 76 off just 28 deliveries in a match against Gujarat Giants (GG).

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