Girls’s Challenger Trophy | Harleen and spinners shine as India-A wins large towards India-C

After Sahana put the brakes on the India-C batters, Harleen took India-A previous the end line.
| Photograph Credit score: P.Ok. Ajith Kumar

A brutal onslaught on the loss of life from Harleen Deol took India-A to a complete that will show too good for India-C within the opening match of the Senior Girls’s T20 Challenger Trophy match on Sunday.

Using on Harleen’s unbeaten 51 off 30 balls (8×4, 1×6), India-A made 160 for 2 after selecting to bat on the Shaheed Veer Narayan Stadium. In reply, India-C may solely handle 126 for eight, thus happening by 34 runs.

The margin would have been greater however for some lusty blows in the direction of the tip by captain Pooja Vastrakar (61, 38b, 4×4, 3×6). By the point she pressed on the accelerator, it was too late.

A superb spell – one for 10 from 4 overs —with the brand new ball by left-arm seamer Anjali Sarvani had put India-C on the again foot. Then the Karnataka spinners Sahana Pawar and Shreyanka Patil took over, claiming 5 wickets between them.

India-C couldn’t recuperate from its poor begin, dropping each openers, S. Meghana and Kiran Navgire, earlier than the PowerPlay was over.

Earlier, Harleen paced her innings properly. Her flicked six over square-leg off Pooja within the ultimate over was beautiful.

She had arrived within the center after openers Nuzhat Parween (55, 54b, 6×4) and Shivali Shinde (42, 31b, 5×4, 1×6) added 67. The second-wicket stand between Nuzhat and Harleen was price 59.

The day’s second match was much more of a mismatch, as India-D crushed India-B by 10 wickets. Yastika Bhatia (22 n.o., 26b, 2×4) and Jasia Akhter (56 n.o., 36b, 9×4) wanted solely 10.2 overs to take their aspect house after a high quality present by the bowlers noticed India-B unable to final the total overs, getting knocked over for 80.

The job started by seamers Renuka Singh and Shikha Pandey was completed off by spinners Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Sneh Rana, the skipper.

The scores:

India-A 160/2 in 20 overs (Nuzhat Parween 55, Shivali Shinde 42, Harleen Deol 51 n.o.) bt India-C 126/8 in 20 overs (Pooja Vastrakar 61, Sahana Pawar 3/14, Shreyanka Patil 2/36).

India-B 80 in 18.2 overs (Renuka Singh 2/24, Rajeshwari Gayakwad 3/11, Sneh Rana 2/13) misplaced to India-D 81/0 in 10.2 overs (Jasia Akhter 56 n.o.).

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