WPL: Delhi Capitals brave Mandhana blitz to beat RCB by 25 runs


Delhi Capitals braved a sensational battering from Smriti Mandhana to hand a fighting Royal Challengers Bangalore a 25-run defeat in their Women’s Premier League match in Bengaluru on Thursday. Mandhana fused power and grace to score 74 (43b, 10×4, 3×6) but other batters did not quite make it big as Royal Challengers, who were without indisposed star all-rounder Elysse Perry, ended up at 169 for nine. The Capitals made a challenging 194 for five as Shafali Varma mustered a 31-ball 50 after they were asked to bat first.

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