Railways, Karnataka extend winning run; Bengal trumps Punjab in thrilling finish

Railways, Karnataka extend winning run; Bengal trumps Punjab in thrilling finish

Railways in action during Women's Senior One Day Trophy 2020-21 © BCCI

Chandu V, Aarya and V S Fishta took five-wicket hauls, helping Karnataka, Bihar, and Himachal respectively register wins in the senior one-day tournament on Thursday (Novem ber 4). While Railways continued their winning run, Tamil Nadu registered their first victory in the tournament.

After losing three consecutive matches, Tamil Nadu were up against Chandigarh in a must-win encounter. K N Ramyashri took three for 33 to restrict the opponents for 187 for eight. In reply, MD Thirushkamini scored an unbeaten century, taking her state across the line. 

Karnataka and Railways extended their winning run, as the former trumped Saurashtra by ten wickets, thanks to a brilliant fifer from Chandu. G Divya and S Shubha were promoted to open the batting, and they ensured that Karnataka crossed the hurdle with ease.

For Railways, yet another clinical bowling performance help them restrict Mumbai for 173 for nine. S Meghana smashed 86 runs before getting out to Vrushali Bhagat, making sure that Railways would win without much trouble.

The match of the day was perhaps between Bengal and Punjab. The western state were bundled out for 125 in 42.3 overs. Vanitha VR top-scored with a 33, but they had an uphill task defending the total. 

Led by Gouher Sultana's brave bowling efforts, Bengal defeated Punjab by four runs in a close finish. She bowled ten overs, giving away just eight runs while taking two crucial wickets. Sukanya Parida was the star with the ball as she took four wickets for just 22 runs.

The other stars of the day were Jincy George, D D Kasat and Mushan Malik, as they scored match-winning hundreds for Kerala, Vidharba and Uttar Pradesh, respectively.

Brief Scores:

Kerala 272/4 in 50 overs (Jincy George 114; N N Debnath 1/37) beat Tripura 97 all out in 34 overs (N N Debnath 21; Sajana S 3/8) by 175 runs.

Jharkhand 161/7 in 50 overs (Monika 55; Nirupama Baro 2/29) beat Assam 117 all out in 41 overs (Gayatri Gurung 25; Arti 4/17) by 44 runs.

Delhi 184/7 in 50 overs (Laxmi Yadav 55; A A Patil 3/23) lost to Maharashtra 188/2 in 41.3 overs (S S Shinde 78; Manju A 1/30) by 8 wickets.

Mumbai 173/9 in 50 overs (Vrushali Bhagat 42; T Sakar 2/30) lost to Railways 174/1 in 27.2 overs (S Meghana 86; Vrushali Bhagat 1/25) by 9 wickets. 

Uttarakhand 227/5 in 50 overs (A N Tomar 47; Madhusmita Behera 2/27) lost to Odisha 228/3 in 46.2 overs (Madhusmita Behera 108*; A N Tomar 1/28) by 7 wickets.

Chandigarh 187/8 in 50 overs (Palak Rana 41; K N Ramyashri 3/33) lost to Tamil Nadu 193/4 in 38.1 overs (M D Thirushkamini 102*; Parul Saini 3/35) by 6 wickets. 

Bengal 125 all out 42.3 overs (Vanitha VR 33; Mehak Kesar 4/19) beat Punjab 121 all out in 47.4 overs (Kanika Ahuja 44; Sukanya Parida 4/22) by 4 runs. 

Andhra 224/6 in 50 overs (V Sneha Deepti 59; Yashasri 2/32) beat Hyderabad 173/9 in 50 overs (Anitha K 44; D Pravallika 2/34) by 51 runs.

Rajasthan 159/8 in 50 overs (T B Vaishnav 37; V S Fishta 5/35) beat Himachal 149 all out in 48.2 overs (Harleen B Deol 46; S P Sharma 3/13) by 10 runs. 

Vidarbha 220 all out in 49.4 overs (D D Kasat 104; Suman Gulia /40) beat Haryana 73 all out in 40.1 overs (Mansi Joshi 13; Vaibhavi Sonwane 2/18) by 147 runs. 

Gujarat 135/7 in 47 overs (Krutikaben 45*; Rupali Sukhadev Chavan 2/17) lost to Goa 139/3 in 37.2 overs (Purvaja P Verlekar 56*; Krutikaben 1/24) by 7 wickets. 

Meghalaya 209/6 in 50 overs (Vaincy Chaudhary 84; Rubia Syed 3/33) beat Jammu and Kashmir 158/7 in 50 overs (Rubiya Syed 42; Delphi 2/31) by 51 runs.  

Arunachal Pradesh 95 all out in 48 overs (Megha Sharma 35; P N Khemnar 3/20) lost to Nagaland 96/1 in 15.3 overs (Gautami Naik 39; Adam 1/9) by 9 wickets.

Bihar 209/4 in 50 overs (Apurva Kumari 88*; Shristi Rai 1/24) beat Sikkim 173 all out in 48.4 overs (Rinki Rajak 56; Aarya 5/39) by 36 runs. 

Pondicherry 175/9 in 50 overs (Rozario 53; Pragya Rawat2/30) lost to Baroda 176/2 in 26.3 overs (P A Patel 62; Divya Shanmugam 1/46) by 8 wickets. 

Saurashtra 95 all out 41.2 overs (P S Nimavat 33; Chandu V 5/17) lost to Karnataka 99/0 in 15.1 overs (S Shubha 55*, G Divya 43*) by 10 wickets.

Uttar Pradesh 280/5 in 50 overs (Mushan Malik 106; Manpreet Kaur 2/48) beat Chhattisgarh 206/4 in 50 overs (H V Borwankar 61; Shipra Giri 1/32) by 74 runs.

Mizoram 93 all out in 33.1 overs (Shweta 66; Varsha 2/15) lost to Madhya Pradesh 94/4 in 25.4 overs (Tamanna Nigam 33*; Sangsangi 1/4) by 6 wickets. 

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