The Women’s Senior One Day Tournament saw nine matches being played on Thursday. In this article, we will have a quick look at all nine fixtures.
Odisha vs Chhattisgarh
Odisha took on Chhattisgarh in round four of the Elite Group A. Batting first, Chhattisgarh was all out for 148 in 49.4 overs. In reply, Odisha cruised to a victory in 40.1 overs, with five wickets to spare. The top performers in the match were Manpreet Kaur (32 runs and 2-23 in 6 overs) and Ritu Meshram (2-36 in 9 overs) from Chhattisgarh and Madhuri Meheta (47 runs) and Rasanara Parwin (3-17 in 10 overs) from Odisha.
Tripura vs Gujarat
In the same group, Tripura locked horns with Gujarat. Batting first, Tripura scored 145-9 in 50 overs. In reply, Gujarat chased down the target in 35.5 overs, winning the match by seven wickets. The top performers in the match were R R Saha (62 not out) and A B Das (1-27 in 10 overs) from Tripura and Sarvi (69 not out) and Krutikaben (2-19 in 10 overs) from Gujarat.
Jharkhand vs Hyderabad
The third match of the day in Elite Group A was played between Jharkhand and Hyderabad. Batting first, Hyderabad made 258-6 in 50 overs, and in reply, Jharkhand was reduced to 231-7 in 50 overs, falling short of 27 runs. The top performers of the match were Ramya (132 runs) and Shravani Bhogi (2-34 in 10 overs) from Hyderabad and Niharika (45 not out) and Mamta Paswan (2-28 in 10 overs) from Jharkhand.
Haryana vs Uttarakhand
In the fourth round of Elite Group B, Haryana and Uttarakhand clashed against each other. Batting first, Uttarakhand was bowled out for 181 in 48.5 overs and in reply, Haryana achieved the target in 48.5 overs, winning the match by two wickets. The top performers in the match were Raghvi (66 runs) and Radha Chand (3-33 in 9.5 overs) from Uttarakhand and Versha Bhatiwal (58 not out) and Suman Gulia (5-39 in 9.5 overs) from Haryana.
Bengal vs Assam
In another match in Elite Group B, Bengal took on Assam. Batting first, Bengal piled up 189-7 in 50 overs, and in reply, Assam was restricted to 136-9 in 50 overs, losing the match by 53 runs. The top performers in the match were P P Paul (77 runs) and Rumeli Dhar (4-29 in 9 overs) from Bengal and Gayatri Gurung (62 runs) and Mousumi Narah (2-25 in 10 overs) from Assam.
Saurashtra vs Railways
In the same group, Saurashtra and Railways locked horns against each other. Riding on Asha S’s stellar 85, Railways posted 254-7 in 50 overs. In reply, Saurashtra could only manage 115-9 in 50 overs, losing the match by 139 runs. The top performers in the match were Asha S (85 runs) and Sneh Rana (6-32 in 10 overs) from Railways and P S Nimavat (61 runs) and N Chavda (4-54 in 10 overs) from Saurashtra.
Uttar Pradesh vs Goa
In the fourth round of Elite Group C, Uttar Pradesh and Goa clashed against each other. Batting first, Uttar Pradesh put up 151-9 in 50 overs. In reply, Goa crossed the line in 48.4 overs, winning the match by three wickets. The top performers in the match were Aditi (29 runs) and Kajal (3-23 in 10 overs) from Uttar Pradesh and Shikha Pandey (35 runs and 1-14 in 10 overs) and Rupali Chavan (2-32 in 10 overs) from Goa.
Rajasthan vs Chandigarh
Another match in Elite Group C was played between Rajasthan and Chandigarh. Batting first, Rajasthan posted 240-5 in 50 overs. In reply, Chandigarh was restricted to 197-9 in 50 overs, losing the match by 43 runs. The top performers in the match were P B Sharma (108 runs) and S L Meena (2-32 in 10 overs) from Rajasthan and Amanjot Kaur (89 runs) and Kumari Shibi (1-28 in 10 overs) from Chandigarh.
Andhra Pradesh vs Maharashtra
In the same group, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra faced off against each other. Batting first, Andhra Pradesh scored 230-3 in 50 overs, and in reply, Maharashtra fought hard but at the end lost by 45 runs. The top performers in the match were C H Jhansi Lakshmi (80 runs and 3-34 in 8.2 overs) and E Padmaja (2-19 in 9 overs) from Andhra Pradesh and S A Lonkar (60 runs) and Priyanka Ghodke (1-37 in 8 overs) from Maharashtra.
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