Nat Sciver-Brunt assists Mumbai Indians to victory over Delhi Capitals in the Women’s Premier League.

Mumbai Indians won the inaugural Women’s Premier League by a seven-wicket victory over Delhi Capitals.

Nat Sciver-Brunt of England scored 60 not out as Mumbai beat their target of 132 with three balls to spare.

Sciver-Brunt hit the third ball for four to seal the victory with five runs needed from the final over.

Delhi rallied from 79-9 to 131-9 from their 20 overs, with Hayley Matthews taking 3-5.

Meg Lanning’s Delhi won the toss and chose to bat in front of a raucous crowd at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium, but they were in trouble at 35-3 after England bowler Issy Wong took three wickets.

Lanning and Marizanne Kapp added 38 for the fourth wicket, but Delhi crumbled in a six-wicket collapse for just six runs, falling from 73-3 to 79-9.

However, an unbroken 10th-wicket stand of 52 in 24 balls between Shikha Pandey and Radha Yadav, both of whom made 27, kept Delhi in the game.

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