Thursday, March 30, 2023

Ladies’s T20 Challenger: All-round effort with the ball takes India-A to the ultimate

They hunted in a pack.

Fantastic spells from medium-pacers Anjali Sarvani and Amanjot Kaur and spinners Sahana Pawar and Saika Ishaque — they picked up eight wickets collectively — however took India-A to the ultimate as India-D fell to a seven-wicket defeat.

ALSO READ – India’s 2023 World Cup auditions start with three-match collection in opposition to NZ

In that last to be performed on Saturday, the 2 groups will come nose to nose as soon as once more as India-B’s thrilling four-wicket win – with only a ball to spare – in opposition to India-C wasn’t sufficient for a berth within the last. Within the three-way tie, India-D and India-A had higher web run charges.


India-D 92 in 19.4 overs (Ashwani 31) misplaced to India-A 95 for 3 in 18.1 overs

India-C 140 for six in 20 overs (Simran 32, Deepti 3 for 39, Arundhanti 3 for 28) misplaced to India-B 141 for six in 19.5 overs (Devika 41 n.o.)

India-C misplaced all its matches, however it could have fancied its possibilities after posting 140 for six, a more-than-decent whole. A nice, combating knock from Devika Vaidya (41 n.o., 27b, 6×4), nevertheless, dashed these hopes.

Left-arm seamer Komal Zanzad struck twice in her second over – her first sufferer was the harmful Shafali Verma – to derail India-B’s chase originally. However, helpful knocks from skipper Deepti Sharma (26, 18b) and Humaira Kazi (20, 20b) saved their aspect very a lot within the sport.

Then Nishu Choudhary (24, 15b) lent glorious help to Devika. The pair added 36 essential runs for the sixth wicket. Two runs have been required off the final two balls when wicketkeeper Tania Bhatia hit Saranya Gadwal for a pair over the packed in-field on the off-side.

Most Popular