WPL 2023 Winner Prize Money: Full List of Award-Winners, Best Performances, and Stats: On Sunday, March 26, the inaugural Women’s Premier League came to a close when Mumbai Indians became the first team to win India’s top women’s T20 league.
In a thrilling final at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium, the team captained by Harmanpreet Kaur overcame the Meg-Lanning-led Delhi Capitals by seven wickets and cemented their place in history.
Delhi, who elected to bat first, could only muster 131/9 in their opening innings as Issy Wong and Hayley Matthews took three wickets each, shattering the foundation of their batting. As Delhi was in trouble at 79/9 after 16 overs, it appeared as though they might be all out for less than 100 runs.
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However, a 52-run partnership off just 24 balls for the last wicket between Shikha Pandey (27* off 17) and Radha Yadav (27* off 12) guided them to a competitive total.
Mumbai’s response saw them struggling at 23/2 after 3.4 overs after losing their openers Yastika Bhatia and Hayley Matthews early in the innings. Mumbai stayed in the game thanks to a 62-run third-wicket standoff between Harmanpreet Kaur and Nat Sciver-Brunt.
Mumbai needed another 37 runs to win from 23 balls after Harmanpreet Kaur was run out in the 17th over, which left the game wide open.
After losing her captain, Mumbai Indians were able to reach their goal with three balls remaining thanks in large part to Nat Sciver-stunning Brunt’s innings of 60* from 55 balls.
Let’s look at the list of award winners, prize money, and key statistics from the WPL as Mumbai created history by winning the first-ever WPL championship.
TATA WPL 2023 Award Winners Details.
|WPL 1st Edition Award||Prize Winner||Prize Money (INR)|
|Winners||Mumbai Indians||INR 6 Crore|
|Runners-up||Delhi Capitals||INR 3 Crore|
|Orange Cap (Highest Run Scorer)||Meg Lanning (345 runs)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Purple Cap (Highest Wicket Taker)||Hayley Matthews (16 wickets)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Power Striker of the Season||Sophie Devine (13 sixes)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Catch of the Season||Harmanpreet Kaur against UP Warriorz (Match 15)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Most Valuable Player of the Season||Hayley Matthews (271 runs and 16 wickets)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Emerging Player of the Season||Yastika Bhatia (214 runs and 13 dismissals)||INR 5 Lakh|
|Fairplay Award||Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals|
|Player of the Match (FINAL)||Nat Sciver-Brunt||INR 2.50 Lakh|
|Power Striker of the Match (FINAL)||Radha Yadav (2 Sixes)||INR 1 Lakh|
TATA WPL 2023 Best Performances, and Stats
|Most Runs||Meg Lanning (345 Runs)|
|Highest score||Sophie Devine (99 off 36) vs Gujarat Giants Match 16|
|Most Sixes||Sophie Devine and Shafali Verma (13)|
|Most Sixes in an innings||Sophie Devine (8) vs Gujarat Giants Match 16|
|Most Fifties||Tahlia McGrath (4)|
|Most Fours||Meg Lanning (50)|
|Most Fours in a single innings||Alyssa Healy (18) vs RCB|
|Highest Partnership||Meg Lanning Shafali Verma (162 off 87 balls) vs RCB Match 2|
|Highest Total||Delhi Capitals 223/2 vs RCB Match 2|
|Highest Victory Margin||Mumbai Indians (143 runs) against Gujarat Giants Match 1|
|Lowest Total||64 All Out by Gujarat Giants vs Mumbai Indians|
|Most Wickets||Hayley Matthews and Sophie Ecclestone (16)|
|Best Bowling figures||Marizanne Kapp 5/15 vs Gujarat Giants|
|Best Economy (min 2 overs bowled)||Marizanne Kapp (5.72 in 36 overs)|
|First five-wicket haul||Tara Norris (5/29) vs RCB Match 2|
|Most dismissals by a wicketkeeper||Yastika Bhatia (13)|
Mumbai broke Delhi's heart by winning the first season of WPL 2023 Championship.
The Mumbai Indians team restricted Delhi Capitals to a score of 131 runs in the first bowling thanks to the bowling of Haley Mathews (4 overs 5 runs 3 wickets) and IC Wong (3 wickets). Later, when the chance of run chase came and batting slowly looked difficult then Harmanpreet Kaur (37) and Nate Shaver Brant (60) gave the important partnership team 3 balls to win.
Mumbai Indians team In the first bowling, Delhi Capitals were stopped for a score of 131 runs on the basis of the bowling of Haley Mathews (4 overs 5 runs 3 wickets) and IC Wong (3 wickets). Later, when the chance of run chase came and slowly the batting was looking difficult, there Harmanpreet Kaur (37) and Nate Skiver Brunt (60) made an important partnership and gave the team victory 3 balls earlier.