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.
Baroda vs Nagaland
Baroda took on Nagaland in round four of the Elite Group D. Batting first, Nagaland was bowled out for just 67 runs in 33.1 overs. In reply, Baroda completed the formalities in 8.2 overs, winning the match by five wickets. The top performers in the match were Sariba (13 runs) and Merensola (3-30 in 3.5 overs) from Nagaland and Tarannum Pathan (26 runs and 2-8 in 10 overs) and N Y Patel (5-20 in 9 overs) from Baroda.
Mumbai vs Punjab
In the same group, Mumbai locked horns with Punjab. Batting first, Mumbai was all out for 159 in 43.1 overs. In reply, Punjab could only manage 98 in 42.4 overs, losing the match by 61 runs. The top performers in the match were Vrushali Bhagat (43 runs) and J R Pawar (4-25 in 7.4 overs) from Mumbai and Taniya Bhatia (28 runs) and Kanika Ahuja (5-43 in 8 overs) from Punjab.
Kerala vs Madhya Pradesh
The third match of the day in Elite Group D was played between Kerala and Madhya Pradesh. Batting first, Madhya Pradesh posted 203-9 in 50 overs, and in reply, Kerala was reduced to 97-9 in 44 overs, losing the match by 98 runs (VJD method). It was a rain-curtailed match. The top performers of the match were Tamanna Nigam (69 runs) and Varsha (5-25 in 9 overs) from Madhya Pradesh and Minnu Mani (30 runs) and Sajana S (4-47 in 10 overs) from Kerala.
Delhi vs Vidarbha
In the fourth round of Elite Group E, Delhi and Vidarbha clashed against each other. Batting first, Delhi put together 137-9 in 50 overs, and in reply, Vidarbha was bowled out for a paltry 67 in 34.4 overs, losing the match by 70 runs. The top performers in the match were Neha Tanwar (20 runs) and Lalita Sharma (5-22 in 10 overs) from Delhi and D D Kasat (21 runs) and N T Kohale (4-22 in 10 overs) from Vidarbha.
Meghalaya vs Tamil Nadu
In another match in Elite Group E, Meghalaya took on Tamil Nadu. Batting first, Meghalaya was all out for 101 in 40.3 overs and in reply, Tamil Nadu overhauled the target with ease in 16 overs, winning the match by six wickets. The top performers in the match were Saee Purandare (53 runs) and D D Dutta (2-36 in 6 overs) from Meghalaya and Arshi Choudhary (51 runs and 3-6 in 2.4 overs) and S B Keerthana (3-17 in 9.3 overs) from Tamil Nadu.
Karnataka vs Himachal Pradesh
In the same group, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh locked horns with each other. Riding on Chitra Singh Jamwal’s half-century, Himachal Pradesh posted 163-8 runs in 50 overs. In reply, Karnataka crossed the line in 40.2 overs, winning the match by four wickets. The top performers in the match were Chitra Singh Jamwal (53 runs) and Tanuja Kanwer (2-29 in 10 overs) from Himachal Pradesh and S Shubha (76 not out) and Rameshwari (2-25 in 10 overs) from Karnataka.
Pondicherry vs Mizoram
In round six of Plate Group, Pondicherry took on Mizoram. Batting first, Mizoram posted 185-6 in 50 overs. In reply, Pondicherry fought tooth and nail but in the end fell shy of just 15 runs. The top performers in the match were Ruchita Buley (74 runs and 3-20 in 10 overs) and M P Singson (2-30 in 10 overs) from Mizoram and Karuna Jain (73 runs) and Subhiktsha A (2-31 in 7 overs) from Pondicherry.
Jammu Kashmir vs Bihar
Another match in the Plate Group was played between Jammu Kashmir and Bihar. Batting first, Jammu Kashmir posted 202-8 in 50 overs. In reply, Bihar was done and dusted for 164 in 47 overs, losing the match by 38 runs. The top performers in the match were Rubia Syed (57 runs) and Nadia Chowdhary (18 runs and 4-21 in 10 overs) from Jammu Kashmir and Vishalakshi (37 runs) and Apurva (2-32 in 9 overs) from Bihar.
Sikkim vs Manipur
In the same group, Sikkim and Manipur locked horns against each other. Batting first, Sikkim was bowled out for 132 in 50 overs and in reply, Manipur achieved the target in 36.5 overs, winning the match by seven wickets. The top performers in the match were Rinki Rajak (31 runs) and Tabita Subba (2-8 in 7 overs) from Sikkim and Ganga W (82 not out) and Manimacha Angom (2-10 in 7 overs) from Manipur.
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