Sarita Meher, Shafali Verma, Fatima Jaffer, Kiran Nagvire impress on Day 7 of Senior T20 League

Day 7 of the Senior Women’s T20 tournament 2021-22 saw 18 matches being played today. Out of the 18 matches, 12 were played in the morning and six were played in the evening. In this article, we will look at the 12 matches that were played in the morning.

 

Sarita Meher, Shafali Verma, Fatima Jaffer, Kiran Nagvire impress on Day 7 of Senior T20 League
Sarita Meher, Shafali Verma, Fatima Jaffer, Kiran Nagvire impress on Day 7 of Senior T20 League

Maharashtra beat Rajasthan by 8 wickets at Siechem Stadium

Maharashtra qualified for the knock-outs as they beat Rajasthan by eight wickets. Batting first, Rajasthan posted 7-102 in 20 overs with SP Kumawat top scoring with 29 runs off 34 balls. On the other hand, Aarati Kedar was the pick of the bowlers for Maharashtra as she scalped 3-9 in four overs. In reply, Maharashtra completed the formalities in 18.1 overs. Tejal Hasabnis starred with the bat as she muscled 39 not out off 34 balls. Maharashtra’s both the wickets came in the form of run outs.

  • Rajasthan: 102/7 (20)

SP Kumawat: 29 (34)

Aarati Kedar: 3-9 (4)

  • Maharashtra: 104/2 (18.1 overs)

Tejal Hasabnis: 39* (34)

SS Shinde: 30 (38)

Smriti Mandhana: 28 (30)

Result: Maharashtra won by 8 Wickets

Andhra beat Meghalaya by 111 runs at CAP Ground 3, Puducherry

Andhra handed a crushing 111-run defeat to Meghalaya after scoring 7-162 in 20 overs. S Hima Bindu top scored with 82 runs off 44 balls while for Meghalaya Deiphi chipped in with 3-26 in four overs. In reply, Meghalaya were bundled out for 51 in 19 overs, losing the match by 111 runs. Suriti was the lone warrior in the fight with a 21-ball 18 while for Andhra, A Sireesha wreaked havoc with the ball picking up 3-1 in one over. 

  • Andhra: 162/7 (20)

S Hima Bindu: 82 (44)

Deiphi: 3-26 (4)

  • Meghalaya: 51/10 (19)

Suriti: 18 (21)

A Sireesha: 3-1 (1)

Result: Andhra Won by 111 Runs 

Odisha beat Tamil Nadu by 2 runs at Greenfield Stadium

In a nail biting thriller, Odisha beat Tamil Nadu by two runs. Batting first, Odisha posted 3-133 in 20 overs, riding on twin half centuries from Sarita Meher (61 runs off 51 balls) and Pragyan Mohanty (59 runs off 51 balls). On the other hand for Tamil Nadu, KN Ramyashri scalped 2-14 in four overs. In reply, Tamil Nadu fought hard but in the end fell short of two runs. S Anusha top scored with 55 not out off 43 balls to take her team close to the target while for Odisha, Priyanka Priyadarshini bagged 4-24 in four overs.

  • Odisha: 133/3 (20)

Sarita Meher: 61 (51)

Pragyan Mohanty: 59 (51)

KN Ramyashri: 2-14 (4)

  • Tamil Nadu: 131/8 (20)

S Anusha: 55* (43)

Priyanka Priyadarshini: 4-24 (4)

Result: Odisha won by 2 Runs 

Jharkhand beat Bihar by 9 wickets at St. Xavier’s KCA Cricket Ground

In a low scoring contest, Jharkhand beat Bihar by nine wickets. Batting first, Bihar were restricted to 7-87 in 20 overs. Komal Kumari top scored with 30 runs off 45 balls for Bihar while for Jharkhand Shanti Kumari chipped in with 3-19 in four overs. In reply, Jharkhand made light work of the run chase as they chased down the total in 11.5 overs. Ashwani led the run chase with a 27-ball 45 on the other hand for Bihar, Apurva Kumari picked up 1-13 in 2.5 overs.

  • Bihar: 87/7 (20)

Komal Kumari: 30 (45)

Shanti Kumari: 3-19 (4)

  • Jharkhand: 88/1 (11.5)

Ashwani: 45 (27)

Apurva Kumari: 1-13 (2.5)

Result: Jharkhand won by 9 Wickets

Delhi beat Karnataka by 6 wickets at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium

Karnataka’s horrid run in the tournament continued as they went down to Delhi by six wickets. Batting first, Karnataka were bowled out for 57 in 17.4 overs with C Prathyusha top scoring with 27 runs off 28 balls. On the other hand, Soni Yadav and Riti Tomar wreaked havoc with the ball bagging three wickets each. In reply, Delhi achieved the target in 15.1 overs. Priya Punia starred with the bat with an unbeaten 26 off 40 balls while for Karnataka, Akanksha Kohli claimed 2-10 in 2.1 overs.

  • Karnataka: 57/10 (17.4)
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C Prathyusha: 27 (28)

Soni Yadav: 3-7 (3)

Riti Tomar: 3-8 (4)

  • Delhi: 60/4 (15.1)

Priya Punia: 26* (40)

Akanksha Kohli: 2-10 (2.1)

Result: Delhi won by 6 Wickets

Railways beat Madhya Pradesh by 5 wickets at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Ground C

Railways continued their dominance in the tournament with a five wicket win over Madhya Pradesh. Batting first, Madhya Pradesh posted 6-124 in 20 overs, riding on Neha Badwaik’s 52 off 51 balls. On the other hand, Ekta Bisht was the pick of the bowlers for Railways as she scalped 2-22 in four overs. In reply, Railways chased down the total in 19.5 overs. Captain Sneh Rana led from the front with a 23-ball 36 while for Madhya Pradesh, Pooja Vastrakar and Poonam Soni struck with two wickets each.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 124/6 (20)

Neha Badwaik: 52 (51)

Ekta Bisht: 2-22 (4)

  • Railways: 127/5 (19.5)

Sneh Rana: 36 (23)

Pooja Vastrakar: 2-19 (3.5)

Poonam Soni: 2-22 (4)

Result: Railways won by 5 Wickets

Baroda beat Goa by 10 runs at IS Bindra Cricket Stadium, PCA

Riding on Tarannum Pathan’s 44 off 40 balls, Baroda piled up 7-136 in 20 overs against Goa. On the other hand Goa’s Sunanda was the pick of the bowlers as she struck with 2-30 in four overs. In reply, Goa fought hard with 9-126 in 20 overs. Captain Shikha Pandey top scored with 46 runs off 36 balls while for Baroda, NY Patel, Tarannum Pathan, Radha Yadav, Kesha and Ridhi M chipped in with one wicket each.

  • Baroda: 136/7 (20)

Tarannum Pathan: 44 (40)

Sunanda: 2-30 (4)

  • Goa: 126/9 (20)

Shikha Pandey: 46 (36)

NY Patel: 1-29 (4)

Tarannum Pathan: 1-30 (4)

Radha Yadav: 1-18 (4)

Kesha: 1-15 (2)

Ridhi M: 1-16 (3)

Result: Goa won by 10 Runs

Vidarbha beat Gujarat by 51 runs at Mullanpur 

Batting first, Vidarbha posted 5-131 in 20 overs, thanks to Bharti Fulmali who top scored with 48 runs off 32 balls. On the other hand, Stuti Jain picked up 2-36 in four overs for Gujarat. In reply, Gujarat were restricted to 5-80 in 20 overs. Anjali Patel top scored with run a ball 32, while for Vidarbha, KR Zanzad, Janhvi Ranganathan, Disha Kasat and NT Kohale bagged one wicket apiece.

  • Vidarbha: 131/5 (20)

Bharti Fulmali: 48 (32)

Stuti Jain: 2-36 (4)

  • Gujarat: 80/5 (20)

Anjali Patel: 32 (32)

KR Zanzad: 1-10 (4)

Janhvi Ranganathan: 1-17 (4)

Disha Kasat: 1-8 (3)

NT Kohale: 1-11 (3)

Result: Vidarbha won by 51 Runs

Haryana beat Assam by 5 wickets at JSCA Oval Ground

Shafali Verma scored her third straight half-century in the tournament as she muscled 58 runs off 29 balls for Haryana against Assam. Batting first, Assam posted 5-112 in 20 overs. Uma Chetry top scored with a 28-ball 23 while for Haryana Mansi Joshi and Suman Gulia struck with two wickets each. In reply, Haryana completed the formalities thanks to their skipper Shafali Verma who led the charge. On the other hand for Assam, Papori Gogoi and Devashree Konwar picked up two wickets each.

  • Assam: 112/5 (20)
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Uma Chetry: 23 (28)

Mansi Joshi: 2-21 (4)

Suman Gulia: 2-27 (4)

  • Haryana: 114/5 (20)

Shafali Verma: 58 (29)

Papori Gogoi: 2-17 (3)

Devashree Konwar: 2-23 (3)

Result: Haryana won by 5 Wickets                                                                                                                                                     

Mumbai beat Saurashtra by 9 wickets at JSCA International Stadium Complex

Mumbai thrashed Saurashtra by nine wickets as they chased down 90 runs in just eight overs. Batting first, Saurashtra were restricted to 8-89 in 20 overs with Riddhi Ruparel top scoring with 40 runs off 51 balls. On the other hand, Fatima Jaffer wreaked havoc with the ball for Mumbai as she scalped 4-19 in four overs. In reply, Mumbai completed the formalities in no time, thanks to Simran Shaikh who scored 46 runs off 27 balls. Sujan Sama was the lone wicket taker for Saurashtra.

  • Saurashtra: 89/8 (20)

Riddhi Ruparel: 40 (51)

Fatima Jaffer: 4-19 (4)

  • Mumbai: 91/1 (8)

Simran Shaikh: 46 (27)

Jemimah Rodrigues: 35* (18)

Sujan Sama: 1-12 (1)

Result: Mumbai won by 9 Wickets 

Manipur beat Mizoram by 19 runs at ACA Stadium, Barsapara

Manipur got the better of Mizoram by 19 runs after they scored 8-107 in 20 overs and restricted Mizoram to 7-88 in 20 overs. For Manipur Kalpana starred with the bat as she scored 26 runs off 33 balls while for Mizoram Tarang Jha top scored with 31 runs off 43 balls. With the ball for Manipur, Chingkhei M, Monica, Ganga Waikhom and Milan Y picked up one wicket each while for Mizoram, Puipuii scalped 2-24 in four overs.

  • Manipur: 107/8 (20)

Kalpana: 26 (33)

Puipuii: 2-24 (4)

  • Mizoram: 88/7 (20)

Tarang Jha: 31 (43)

Chingkhei M: 1-13 (4)

Monica: 1-23 (4)

Ganga Waikhom: 1-14 (4)

Milan Y: 1-17 (4)

Result: Manipur won by 19 Runs

Nagaland beat Sikkim by 79 runs at Amingaon Cricket Ground

Batting first Nagaland posted 2-181 in 20 overs against Sikkim thanks to Kiran Navgire who scored 57 runs off 36 balls. On the other hand, Pranita C and Purni Maya Guruny claimed one wicket each for Sikkim. In reply, Sikkim were restricted to 8-102 in 20 overs. Rinki Rajak fought hard for her 41 runs off 35 balls while for Nagaland, Navgire was the pick of the bowlers as she bagged 4-16 in four overs.

  • Nagaland: 181/2 (20)

Kiran Navgire: 57 (36)

Pranita C: 1-18 (2)

Purni Maya Guruny: 1-21 (4)

  • Sikkim: 102/8 (20)

Rinki Rajak: 41 (35)

Kiran Navgire: 4-16 (4)

Result: Nagaland won by 79 Runs

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