The Women’s Senior One Day Tournament saw nine matches being played on Wednesday. In this article, we will have a quick look at all nine fixtures.
Mumbai vs Nagaland
Mumbai took on Nagaland in round three of the Elite Group D. Batting first, Nagaland was bowled out for just 17 runs in 17.4 overs. In reply, Mumbai completed the formalities in 0.4 overs, winning the match by 10 wickets. The top performers in the match were Esha Oza (13 not out) and Sayali Satghare (7-5 in 8.4 overs) from Mumbai.
Kerala vs Punjab
In the same group, Kerala locked horns with Punjab. Batting first, Kerala was all out for 216 in 48.4 overs. In reply, Punjab could only manage 149-9 in 50 overs, losing the match by 67 runs. The top performers in the match were Minnu Mani (72 runs) and Aleena Surendran (2-27 in 9 overs) from Kerala and B N Meena (50 not out) and Kanika Ahuja (4-38 in 8.4 overs) from Punjab.
Baroda vs Madhya Pradesh
The third match of the day in Elite Group D was played between Baroda and Madhya Pradesh. Batting first, Madhya Pradesh posted 220-6 in 50 overs, and in reply, Baroda was bowled out for 122 in 42.4 overs, losing the match by 98 runs. The top performers of the match were Pooja Vastrakar (66 runs and 1-16 in 4.4 overs) and Anushka Sharma (3-18 in 9 overs) from Madhya Pradesh and B D Surti (27 runs) and J Mohite (2-65 in 10 overs) from Baroda.
Himachal Pradesh vs Vidarbha
In the third round of Elite Group E, Himachal Pradesh and Vidarbha clashed against each other. Batting first, Vidarbha put together 165-9 in 50 overs, and in reply, Himachal Pradesh fought hard but fell short of just 25 runs. The top performers in the match were Bharti Fulmali (67 runs) and N T Kohale (4-19 in 9 overs) from Vidarbha and Tanuja Kanwer (30 runs) and Sushmita H Kumari (4-16 in 10 overs) from Himachal Pradesh.
Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu
In another match in Elite Group E, Karnataka took on Tamil Nadu. Batting first, Karnataka scored a mammoth 294-6 in 50 overs, and in reply, Tamil Nadu was all out for 208 in 48.3 overs, losing the match by 86 runs. The top performers in the match were Veda Krishnamurthy (103 runs) and Niki Prasad (3-43 in 10 overs) from Karnataka and Arshi Choudhary (96 runs) and K N Ramyashri (2-47 in 10 overs) from Tamil Nadu.
Meghalaya vs Delhi
In the same group, Meghalaya and Delhi locked horns with each other. Riding on Shweta Sehrawat’s 118 and Neha Tanwar’s unbeaten 93, Delhi posted a humongous 332-2 runs in 50 overs. In reply, Meghalaya was bowled out for a paltry 47 in 31.5 overs, losing the match by 285 runs. The top performers in the match were Shweta Sehrawat (118 runs) and Lalita Sharma (3-12 in 10 overs) from Delhi.
Jammu Kashmir vs Arunachal Pradesh
In round five of Plate Group, Jammu Kashmir took on Arunachal Pradesh. Batting first, Jammu Kashmir posted 268-5 in 50 overs. In reply, Arunachal Pradesh scored 111-9 in 50 overs, registering a 157-run loss. The top performers in the match were Sarla Devi (89 runs) and Rubia Syed (2-11 in 7 overs) from Jammu Kashmir and B Ritu (56 runs) and S Ligu (2-50 in 10 overs) from Arunachal Pradesh.
Mizoram vs Sikkim
Another match in the Plate Group was played between Mizoram and Sikkim. Batting first, Mizoram posted 178-9 in 50 overs. In reply, Sikkim fought tooth and nail but fell short of just four runs in the end. The top performers in the match were Prajakta Shirwadkar (61 runs) and Ruchita Buley (41 runs and 3-26 in 10 overs) from Mizoram and Rinki Rajak (80 not out) and Srishti Rai (2-25 in 5 overs) from Sikkim.
Bihar vs Manipur
In the same group, Bihar and Manipur locked horns against each other. Batting first, Manipur scored 168-5 in 50 overs, and in reply, Bihar achieved the target in 40.4 overs, winning the match by nine wickets. The top performers in the match were Linthoingambi Rajkumari (62 runs) from Manipur and Vishalakshi (81 not out) and Shraddha (1-12 in 8 overs) from Bihar.
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