Summary: Day 1 of Women’s U-23 T20 Trophy 2019-20

Date and Day: 12th November 2019, Tuesday

1st Match:  Assam vs Delhi (Judges Field, Guwahati)

Delhi  Women’s team won the match quite comfortably as the bowlers of the side bundled up Assam in 24 runs only in 10th over after Delhi set up a target of 141 runs for the opponent to chase.  Delhi won the match against Assam by 116 runs. Brief Scores – Delhi 140/3 in 20 overs (41-Shweta Sehrawat & Anamika Bori -1 for 13) Defeated Assam in 24/10 in 10.3 overs (10- Ruhina Pegu & Madhu Singh 3 for 0) by 116 runs.

2nd  Match:  Railways vs Tripura (NFRSA Ground, Guwahati)

In a low scoring match where Tripura Women’s team even after losing only 3 wickets managed to put up a total of only 90 runs, the game still went up to last over where Railways chased the target slowly but successfully. Brief Scores – Railways 94/4 in 19.4 overs (38-Nuzhat Parveen & Suravi Roy -1 for 13) won over Tripura 90/3 in 20 overs ( 31-Nikita Debnath & Tanu Kala 1 for 21) by 6 wickets.

3rd  Match:  Bengal vs Odisha (RVR & JC college ground, Guntur)

Bengal Women’s team Defeated Odisha by 3 wickets in the third match of the day by defending a below par score of 120 runs in 20 overs. Brief Scores – Bengal 120/3 in  18.4 overs (69-Richa Ghosh & Subha Swain-1 for 13) Defeated Odisha  119/6 in 20 overs ( 54-Kajal Jena & Shreya Khara 3 for 29) by 4 wickets.

4th  Match:  Chhattisgarh vs Himachal (RVR & JC college ground, Guntur)

Himanchal Women’s team bowlers outperformed Chattisgarh by sending all the batters back to the pavilion in a double-digit score. Brief Scores – Himanchal 113/5 in 20 overs (34-Preeti Kahlon & Shraddha Vaishnava -2 for 27) Defeated Chattisgarh 66/10 in 17 overs (16-Devika Vaidya & Ranjana Thakur- 3 for 16) by 47 runs.

The scorecard of the 5th game had not been updated at the time of writing this article.

6th Match:  Hyderabad vs Rajasthan (CAP Ground 2, Puducherry)

Rajasthan Women’s team Clinched victory over Hyderabad in a nail-biting last over the encounter. Brief Scores – Rajasthan 111/7 in 20 overs (50-Sumitra Jat & Echapuram Maheshwari -2 for 24) won over Hyderabad 110/3 in 20 overs (29- Gongadi Trisha & Suman Meena – 2 for 19)  by 3 wickets.

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7th  Match:  J & K vs Madhya Pradesh (RSI Cricket Ground, Bangalore)

Madhya Pradesh Women’s team registered an emphatic victory over J&K after sending the whole team back in less than 50 runs, all credits to their bowling. Brief Scores – Madhya Pradesh 114/6 in 20 overs (35-Raman Sharma & Rifat Chaudhary-2 for 19) Defeated J&K 36/10 in 13.3  overs (9- Bismah Talie & Anshula Roy – 2 for 6)  by 78 runs.

8th  Match:  Punjab vs Vidarbha (IAF Cricket Ground, Bangalore)

Punjab Women’s team emerged as winners in this match against Vidarbha as the bowlers of the side took responsibility and helped to win. Brief Scores – Punjab 137/2 in 20 overs (47-Kanika Ahuja & Minal Bhodka-1 for 24) Defeated J&K 70/8 in 20 overs (16- Shayali Shinde & Manpreet Kaur – 2 for 11)  by 67 runs.

9th  Match:  Baroda vs Haryana (Shastri Medan, Anand)

In yet another low scoring game for the day, Baroda’s Women’s team bowlers helped the side to win over Haryana. Brief Scores – Baroda 56/4 in 16.1 overs (28- Yastika Bhatia & Sheetal Rana-1 for 10) won over  Haryana 55/10 in 19 overs (15- Shalini Kumari & Jaya Mohite -5 for 6)  by 6 wickets.

10th  Match:  Manipur vs Saurashtra (Gokulbhai Somabhai Patel Stadium, Nadiad)

Saurashtra Women’s team showed an all-round performance. The batters and bowlers contributed to the satisfying victory over Manipur by a big margin. Brief Scores – Saurashtra 175/3 in 20 overs (92- Riddhi Ruparel & Thoudam Mangalasana-2 for 49) defeated Manipur 44/8 in 20 overs (13- Thokchom Chanu & Dharani Thappetla-3 for 7)  by 131 runs.

11th match: Bihar vs Kerala (NRFSA ground, Guwahati)

Another low scoring match for the day,  Kerala Women’s Team chased the target quite easily and won this encounter. Brief scores – Kerala  67/3 in 14 overs (17- Gilu Joseph & Preet Kumari- 2 for 16) won over Bihar 66/9 in 20 overs (19- Yashita Singh & Ajanya -2 for 9)  by 7 wickets.

12th match: Andhra vs Arunanchal Pradesh (RVR & JC College ground, Guntur)

Once again an extremely low scoring match for the day,  Andhra Women’s Team chased the target smoothly and bagged the victory by their name. Brief scores – Andhra  30/0 in 2.3 overs (17- Sindhuja) won over Bihar 66/9 in 20 overs (10- Megha Sharma & Bhavana Modili -4 for 1)  by 10 wickets.

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13th match: Chandigarh vs Goa (RVR & JC College ground, Guntur)

Chandigarh Women’s cricket team registered victory over Goa with their decent performance. Brief scores –
Chandigarh 107/7 in 20 overs (33- Amanjot Kaur & Tejashwini – 2 for 17) won over Goa 66/9 in 20 overs (43- Purvaja & Parushi Vineet -5 for 11)  by 3 wickets.

14th match: Maharashtra vs Sikkim (CAP ground 2, Puducherry)

Maharashtra women’s cricket team clinched a humungous victory over Sikkim with their economical performance on the field. Brief scores – Maharashtra 180/2 in 20 overs (76- Sakshi Kanadi & Rinky Rajak – 1 for 20) defeated Sikkim 72/9 in 20 overs (36- Sarojini Giri & Nikita and Utkarsha -2 for 3 each) by 108 runs.

15th match: Mumbai vs Tamil Nadu (Siechem Stadium, Puducherry)

Mumbai women’s cricket team showed their strength and grabbed victory over this game against Tamil Nadu. Brief scores – Mumbai 157/5 in 20 overs (108- Vrushali Bhagat & Ramyashree – 1 for 23) defeated Tamil Nadu 87/9 in 20 overs (27- Keerthana & Sayali Satghare -3 for 12 ) by 70 runs.

16th match: Karnataka vs Meghalaya (RSI Cricket Ground, Bangalore)

One more low scoring game to the account of day -1, where Karnataka Women’s cricket team won the game easily with minimal efforts. Brief scores – Karnataka 29/0 in 3.4 overs (23- Shubha Satish) won over Meghalaya 25/6 in 20 overs (6- Neha Hajong & Shreyanka -3 for 2 ) by 9 wickets.

17th match: Gujarat vs Jharkhand (Gokulbhai Somabhai Patel Stadium, Nadiad)

Jharkhand emerged victorious in this yet again a low scoring affair being one-sided encounter basically. Brief scores –
Jharkhand 60/2 in 12.1 overs (40- Indrani Roy & Kuritikaben – 2 for 15) won over Gujarat 50/10 in 19.2 overs (16- Hiralben Solanki & Arti Kumari -2 for 16 ) by 8 wickets.

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