The Women’s Senior One Day Tournament saw nine matches being played on Friday. In this article, we will have a quick look at all nine fixtures.
Jharkhand vs Odisha
Jharkhand took on Odisha in round one of the Elite Group A. Batting first, Odisha was all out for 150 in 46.4 overs. In reply, Jharkhand chased down the target in 42.1 overs, with five wickets to spare. The top performers in the match were Sushree Dibyadarshini (32 runs) from Odisha and Ruma (29 runs) from Jharkhand.
Hyderabad vs Gujarat
In the same group, Hyderabad locked horns with Gujarat. Batting first, Hyderabad scored 229-6 in 50 overs. In reply, Gujarat was restricted to 144-9, losing the match by 85 runs. The top performers in the match were Mamtha Kanojia (92 runs), Anuradha Nayak (70 runs) and Yashashri (3-42 in 8 overs) from Hyderabad.
Chhattisgarh vs Tripura
The third match of the day in Elite Group A was played between Chhattisgarh and Tripura. Chhattisgarh was bowled out for 162 and in reply Tripura could only manage 114, losing the match by 48 runs. The top performers of the match were Yashi Pandey (53 runs), Pransu Priya (3-16 in 10 overs), and Shraddha Vaishnava (3-13 in 9 overs) from Chhattisgarh and M R Dey (3-29 in 10 overs) from Tripura.
Railways vs Bengal
In the first round of Elite Group B, Railways and Bengal clashed against each other. Batting first, Railways put up 242-4 in 50 overs, and in reply, Bengal was bundled out for 175 in 47.4 overs, losing the match by 67 runs. The top performers in the match were S Meghana (104 not out), MD Thirushkamini (64 runs), SR Mane (50 runs) and Sneh Rana (4-39 in 9.4 overs) from Railways and PP Paul (52 runs) and Rumeli Dhar (39 runs) from Bengal.
Haryana vs Saurashtra
In another match in Elite Group B, Haryana took on Saurashtra. Batting first, Saurashtra was done and dusted for 131 in 50 overs and in reply, Haryana overhauled the target with ease in 41.2 overs, winning the match by eight wickets. The top performers in the match were Riddhi Ruparel (35 runs) from Saurashtra and Bhawna Ohlan (64 runs), Shweta Sharma (3-18 in 10 overs) and Priyanka Sharma (3-31 in 10 overs) from Haryana.
Uttarakhand vs Assam
In the same group, Uttarakhand and Assam locked horns with each other. Assam was all out for 211 and then later in the day Uttarakhand achieved the target in 49.4 overs, winning the match by six wickets. The top performers in the match were Monikha Das (64 runs and 3-38 in 7.4 overs) from Assam and Jyoti Giri (97 runs), A N Tomar (69 runs and 3-37 in 10 overs), and Anjali Kathait (3-41 in 10 overs) from Uttarakhand.
Andhra vs Uttar Pradesh
In round one of Elite Group C, Andhra took on Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh was reduced to 160-9 in 50 overs and in reply Andhra surpassed the score set by Uttar Pradesh in 44.5 overs, winning the match by two wickets. The top performers in the match were Muskan Malik (66 runs) and Tanu Kala (3-27 in 10 overs) from Uttar Pradesh and Jhansi Lakshmi (66 runs) and Hima Bindu (51 runs) from Andhra.
Maharashtra vs Rajasthan
Another match in the Elite Group C was played between Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Batting first, riding on Anuja Patil’s half-century, Maharashtra posted 206 in 49.4 overs. In reply, Rajasthan was reduced to 147-9 in 50 overs, losing the match 59 runs. The top performers in the match were Anuja Patil (73 runs and 2-15 in 9 overs) from Maharashtra and P B Sharma (40 runs) and S S Kalal (3-49 in 10 overs) from Rajasthan.
Goa vs Chandigarh
In the same group, Goa and Chandigarh locked horns against each other. Batting first, Goa put together 173-9 in 50 overs and in reply, Chandigarh was bowled out for a paltry 95 in 42.2 overs, losing the match by 78 runs. The top performers in the match were Purvaja Verlekar (43 runs), Shikha Pandey (3-10 in 7.2 overs) and Sanjula Naik (3-8 in 5 overs) from Goa and Manisha Badha (38 runs), Kashvee Gautam (3-36 in 10 overs) and Amanjot Kaur (3-42 in 10 overs) from Chandigarh.
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