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WPL 2023, RCB vs GG: Sophie Devine's 99-Run Knock Boosts Royal Challengers Bangalore's Qualification Hopes - In Pics

Kiwi all-rounder Sophie Devine starred with the bat with an astonishing 36-ball 99 as Royal Challengers Bangalore light work of a 189-run target to cruise to an eight-wicket victory over Gujarat Giants in the Women's Premier League in Mumbai on Saturday. It rained sixes from the broad willow of Devine as RCB breezed past the target with as many as 27 balls to spare and keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a second successive victory. Devine, who has also represented New Zealand in hockey before starting out in cricket as a bowler often batting at number 11, played an innings that will go down as one of the finest in the history of the T20 format. Earlier, Earlier, South Africa's star batter Laura Wolvaardt notched up her consecutive half-century with a scintillating 42-ball 68 before that powered Gujarat Giants to 188 for four.

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Kiwi all-rounder Sophie Devine starred with the bat with an astonishing 36-ball 99 as Royal Challengers Bangalore light work of a 189-run target to cruise to an eight-wicket victory over Gujarat Giants in the Women's Premier League in Mumbai on Saturday. It rained sixes from the broad willow of Devine as RCB breezed past the target with as many as 27 balls to spare and keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a second successive victory. Devine, who has also represented New Zealand in hockey before starting out in cricket as a bowler often batting at number 11, played an innings that will go down as one of the finest in the history of the T20 format. Earlier, Earlier, South Africa's star batter Laura Wolvaardt notched up her consecutive half-century with a scintillating 42-ball 68 before that powered Gujarat Giants to 188 for four.

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