RCB-W vs UPW-W Preview: WPL Fantasy Cricket Tips for Today’s Match 7 Women’s IPL, Match Preview, Details, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Squad, Probable XI, Match Prediction & Expert advice

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RCB-W vs UPW-W Preview: The eighth game of the WPL 2023 will be played on Friday (March 10) at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai between Royal Challengers Bangalore Women (RCB-W) and UP Warriorz (UP-W). The Challengers have yet to win a game and are now ranked bottom in the points standings. They lost their previous encounter against Gujarat Giants by just 11 runs after failing to chase down a 202-run goal. Sophie Devine batted beautifully for the Challengers, scoring 66 runs off 45 pitches.

The Warriorz, on the other side, have won and lost one game apiece this season. They were defeated by Delhi Capitals by 42 runs in their last encounter. Batting first, the Caps scored 211 runs for the cost of four wickets in 20 overs. In response, the Warriorz could only make 169 runs. Tahlia McGrath got 90 runs off 50 deliveries but couldn’t push her team over the line.

Match Details

MatchRoyal Challengers Bangalore Women vs UP Warriorz Women
Date and Time March 10, 2023, 7:30 PM IST
VenueBrabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Live Streaming Jio Cinema

Pitch Report

This stadium has proven to be a high-scoring environment, with teams routinely exceeding the 200-run mark. The tournament has been a display of outstanding batting performances thus far, and this game is set to be no exception.

HRTempRainW. speedW. directionClouds
15h290 mm.5.96 k/hFrom: NNW0%
18h280 mm.4.89 k/hFrom: NNE0%
21h280 mm.2.85 k/hFrom: NE0%

Weather Forecast

We anticipate a nice evening in Mumbai, with favourable circumstances for batting. The wicket would be flat, and the ball would land neatly on the bat. Previous games played here have seen bowlers struggle. In this game, a score of 180 or above is required for the team batting first.

RCB-W vs UPW-W Squad


# BattingPositionRB4s6s
5Smriti Mandhanabatter4600
1Sophie DevineAll-Rounder362451
7Ellyse PerryAll-Rounder523961
349Kanika AhujaAll-Rounder81000
26Heather KnightAll-Rounder2200
317Shreyanka PatilAll-Rounder151030
123Erin BurnsAll-Rounder12920
34Richa GhoshWicket Keeper1100
385Komal ZanzadBowler5700
14Renuka SinghBowler3800
397Sahana PawarBowler0100
2Sophie EcclestoneAll-Rounder0000
10Tahlia McGrathAll-Rounder0000
13Deepti SharmaAll-Rounder0000
35Alyssa HealyWicket Keeper0000
43Anjali SarvaniBowler0000
48Rajeshwari GayakwadBowler0000
69Shweta Sehrawatbatter0000
87Kiran Navgirebatter0000
129Grace HarrisAll-Rounder0000
156Devika VaidyaAll-Rounder0000
247Simran Shaikhbatter0000
 Total 138117162
# BowlingPositionOMRW
385Komal ZanzadBowler0000
317Shreyanka PatilAll-Rounder0000
123Erin BurnsAll-Rounder0000
 Total 0000


# BattingPositionRB4s6s
156Devika VaidyaAll-Rounder0000
35Alyssa HealyWicket Keeper0000
129Grace HarrisAll-Rounder0000
43Anjali SarvaniBowler0000
48Rajeshwari GayakwadBowler0000
2Sophie EcclestoneAll-Rounder0000
13Deepti SharmaAll-Rounder0000
10Tahlia McGrathAll-Rounder0000
69Shweta Sehrawatbatter0000
87Kiran Navgirebatter0000
247Simran Shaikhbatter0000
WPLSophie DevineAll-Rounder0000
5Smriti Mandhanabatter0000
7Ellyse PerryAll-Rounder0000
14Renuka SinghBowler0000
26Heather KnightAll-Rounder0000
34Richa GhoshWicket Keeper0000
123Erin BurnsAll-Rounder0000
317Shreyanka PatilAll-Rounder0000
349Kanika AhujaAll-Rounder0000
385Komal ZanzadBowler0000
397Sahana PawarBowler0000
 Total 0000
# BowlingPositionOMRW
129Grace HarrisAll-Rounder40340
43Anjali SarvaniBowler30270
48Rajeshwari GayakwadBowler40261
2Sophie EcclestoneAll-Rounder3.30134
13Deepti SharmaAll-Rounder40263
156Devika VaidyaAll-Rounder10120
 Total 19.301388

Probable XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore Women

Smriti Mandhana (c), Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Heather Knight, Richa Ghosh (wk), Kanika Ahuja, Megan Schutt/Dane van Niekerk, Poonam Khemnar, Renuka Singh Thakur, Shreyanka Patil and Preeti Bose/Komal Zanzad.

UP Warriorz Women

Alyssa Healy (c&wk), Shweta Sehrawat, Kiran Navgire, Tahlia McGrath, Deepti Sharma, Devika Vaidya, Simran Shaikh, Sophie Ecclestone, Shabnim Ismail, Anjali Sarvani and Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

Points Table

1Mumbai Indians3306+4.228
2Delhi Capitals2214+0.965
3UP Warriorz2112-0.864
4Gujarat Giants3122-2.327
5Royal Challengers Bangalore3030-2.263

RCB-W vs UP-W Dream11 match top picks

Top Wicketkeeper Pick

Richa Ghosh (3 matches, 40 runs, Average: 13.33)

Richa Ghosh has been inconsistent in the WPL this season, scoring 40 runs in three games. Richa’s average is 13.33, although she can score runs at a high strike rate. Richa is a fantastic addition to your RCB-W vs UP-W Dream11 prediction squad since she is expected to play as a floater.

Top Batter Pick

Smriti Mandhana (3 matches, 76 runs, Average: 25.33)

Smriti Mandhana has a T20I average of 27.74, making her one of the top openers in the world. Mandhana has 76 runs in three WPL games so far, scoring early in each of her innings. Mandhana is a must-have in any RCB-W vs UP-W Dream11 prediction squad, as she is expected to score a lot for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Top All-rounder Pick

Tahlia McGrath (2 matches, 90 runs, Average: 90.00)

Tahlia McGrath enters the game after scoring a fifty against the Delhi Capitals. McGrath is a powerful batter who can hit a home run on the first pitch. McGrath is another good option for your RCB-W versus UP-W Dream11 prediction squad, as she will likely offer value with the ball as well.

Top Bowler Pick

Sophie Ecclestone (2 matches, 3 wickets, Average: 22.00)

Sophie Ecclestone is a renowned white-ball bowler who has been in excellent form recently. She has three wickets at 22.00 in two WPL matches. Ecclestone is a useful addition to your RCB-W vs UP-W Dream11 prediction team since he can score important runs down the order.

Top Captain

Alyssa Healy

Alyssa Healy is a powerful batter who can score huge runs at the top of the order. While she is yet to play in the WPL, Healy has a T20I batting average of 24.40, which will serve her well. With the good batting circumstances, Healy is a feasible captain or vice-captain option for your RCB-W versus UP-W Dream11 prediction squad.

Top Vice Captain

Sophie Devine

Sophie Devine had a good game the night before, scoring 66 runs off 45 balls. She is a seasoned campaigner who is noted for scoring large runs while maintaining a respectable strike rate. Devine is a good leadership pick for your RCB-W versus UP-W Dream11 prediction squad, as she is bound to play some ball.

RCB-W vs UPW-W match expert tips for WPL 2023, Match 8

Heather Knight had a strong showing in the WPL, hitting 64 runs and taking four wickets in three games. Knight is one of the finest batters in the world, capable of hitting in both the middle and top of the order. Knight is a terrific addition to your RCB-W vs UP-W Dream11 prediction squad since she is in good form and provides value with the ball.

Match Prediction

We anticipate another exciting game under the lights in Mumbai on Friday evening. Royal Challengers Bangalore have players who aren’t used to losing a lot of games, and we anticipate them to fight from the first ball in this match. UP Warriorz, on the other hand, are no pushovers and have many of match-winners with bat and ball. Our guess is that the UP Warriorz will win in a tight game.

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