The Senior Women’s One Day Trophy 2024 Day 3 was full of action and witnessed some exciting matches. While the day had its fair share of thrillers, one-sided contests and upsets, some matches stood out. Be it Baroda registering a 326-run win versus Sikkim, Chhattisgarh’s 198-run win versus Arunachal Pradesh, with Karnataka slipping to a 37-run defeat versus Tripura- the day was filled with memorable contests.
Here’s a quick overview of everything that transpired on Day 3 of Senior Women’s One Day Trophy 2024:
In what has been a tricky time for teams belonging to Group A, once again all the matches scheduled were washed out because of the torrential rains in Puducherry and all the teams shared a point each.
Madhya Pradesh vs Saurashtra- Match Abandoned
Assam vs Tamil Nadu- Match Abandoned
Chandigarh vs Manipur- Match Abandoned
Odisha vs Railways- Match Abandoned
Bihar vs Pondicherry- Pondicherry Won By 117 Runs
Pondicherry registered a formidable 117-run win versus Bihar at the Ravenshaw University Ground 1. Pondicherry won the toss and elected to bat first. Scoring 224/8 in their 50 overs, it was Yuvashri’s 34, Sonal’s 53 with a late cameo of 38 by S A Lonkar standing out.
P Priya scalped three wickets with Rachna Singh’s 2 wickets also setting up the game well. However, Bihar had a poor outing with the bat getting dismissed all out for 107 as none of the batters stepped up. Pondicherry had Tamanna Nigam, Asha S and Abirame E pocket wickets at ease.
Karnataka vs Tripura- Tripura Won by 37 Runs
In what was an upset witnessed in the day’s play, Tripura defeated heavyweights Karnataka by 37 runs. Karnataka won the toss and elected to field first. Tripura mounted a total of 184/7 in their 50 overs as the opening duo of Mouchaity Debnath and Indra Rani Jamatia were brilliant with their knocks of 46 and 73 respectively.
Heena Hotchandani’s 32 gave the perfect finishing touches and for Karnataka besides Sahana S Pawar’s 2 wickets, the other bowlers scalped a wicket each. The runchase turned out to be nothing like expected as besides Vrinda Dinesh’s 55 and C Prathyusha’s 33, the rest of the batting underperformed as Karnataka was handed a 37 drubbing by Tripura.
Mizoram vs Vidarbha- Vidarbha Won by 6 Wickets
In a day marred by upsets, Vidarbha registered a six-wicket win versus Mizoram at the MGM School of Sports Ground. Mizoram won the toss and elected to bat first. Skittled for 157, it was skipper Shweta’s knock of 108 that single-handedly held their batting and for Vidarbha, it was G S Wankar who scalped four wickets. In reply, Vidarbha chased down the total courtesy of Vaishnavi Khandkar’s 65, Disha Kasat’s 34 and Mansi Pande’s 22 in 40.1 overs.
Gujarat vs Jharkhand- Gujarat Won by 5 Wickets
In a low-scoring thriller, Gujarat sealed a memorable win versus Jharkhand. Skittled for a paltry 76 batting first as Stuti Jani and Renuka Chaudhari scalped three wickets each, Jharkhand had a very forgettable batting outing. Gujarat in return chased down the total with handy knocks coming from Sanchita S Changlani, Bhavana Goplano and Hrutu Patel sealing the deal in 26.1 overs.
Jammu and Kashmir vs Meghalaya- J & K Won by 135 Runs
J & K registered a crucial 135-run win versus Meghalaya at the KCA Cricket Ground in Mangalapuram. Meghalaya won the toss and decided to field first. J & K posted 188/4 in what was a decent outing with the bat for them. A N Tomar’s 41 coupled with Chitra Singh Jamwal’s 101 set the platform well for J & K. In return, Meghalaya was out for 53 as Sarla Devi’s brilliant fifer coupled with Sandhya’s three wickets ensured J & K cruised to an easy win.
Goa vs Uttar Pradesh- Goa Won by 5 Wickets
Goa continued their stellar run in the tournament as they notched up another crucial win versus Uttar Pradesh at St Xavier’s KCA Cricket Ground. Goa won the toss and elected to field first. UP did not have the best of the outings with the bat as they were dismissed all out for 143.
Except Arushi who top scored with 61, none of the other batters delivered leading to a total collapse. Goa chased down the total at ease in 41.3 overs with Tejashwini N Duragad’s 31, Tarannum Pathan’s 32 and Naik Divya’s 29 sealing a win and crucial points on the table.
Haryana vs Rajasthan- Rajasthan Won by 6 Wickets
Rajasthan stole a six-wicket win versus Haryana at the Sports Hub International Cricket Stadium. Rajasthan won the toss and elected to field. Haryana was dismissed 130 all out in what was a dismal batting effort even as Sonia Mendhiya and Tanisha Ohlan tried to steady the ship. Rajasthan on the back of a stellar bowling performance chased down the total with J D Choudhary and B N Meena playing from the front with their knocks of 53 and 45 sealing the deal.
Mumbai vs Punjab- Mumbai Won by 5 Wickets
In another close contest, Mumbai remarkably edged past Punjab at the St. Stephen’s Ground, Delhi. Mumbai won the toss and elected to field first. In their first essay, Punjab scored a valiant 211-8 as Ridhima Aggarwal scored a wily 69 and with Parveen Khan’s 97 it seemed more than defendable.
Sayali Satghare stood out with her three wickets with able support from Jagravi Pawar. Mumbai in return chased down the total with Riya Chaudhari’s 36, skipper Humairaa Kaazi’s 56 and the eventual 39 and 26 from Sayali Satghare and Khushi sealing the deal in 44.3 overs.
Arunachal Pradesh vs Chhattisgarh- Chhattisgarh Won by 198 Runs
Chhattisgarh registered a massive 198-run win versus Arunachal Pradesh at Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi. Arunachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to field. Batting first, Chhattisgarh was 283 all out with critical knocks of 90 scored by Kriti Gupta and skipper Shivani Krishna’s 50 coming to the fore.
Chhattisgarh’s Neha Raghav was scintillating with 4 wickets and with Adam, Nabam Para, and Mai Mekh scalped 2 wickets each. Arunachal Pradesh scored only 85/7 in the second innings saw only Adam’s 41 being the only saving grace as the rest of the batting crumbled.
Bengal vs Uttarakhand- Uttarakhand Won by 1 Wicket
In another thriller of a match, Uttarakhand pulled off a remarkable win versus Bengal. Uttarakhand won the toss and elected to field first. Bengal had a very decent outing with the bat as except for P Bala’s 37, Dhara Gujjar’s 21, Sasthi Mondal’s 28 and Sneha Gupta’s 27- none of the other batters came to the party. For Uttarakhand, Anjali Kathait stood out with three wickets. Uttarakhand in return chased down the total in 40.2 overs with Sarika Koli’s 48, Kanchan Parihar’s 28 besides other batting contributions by Jasia Akter, Raghavi and Preeti Bhandari salvaging a win.
Baroda vs Sikkim- Baroda Won by 326 Runs
Baroda extended their rich vein of form registering a resounding 326-run victory against Sikkim at the MECON Stadium. Baroda won the toss and opted to bat first. Piling on a massive 426/9 with Pragya Rawat’s 101, Amrita Joseph’s 62, Radha Yadav’s 98 and Nidhi Dhamuniya’s 99- it was a completely dominant effort with the bat. In reply, they skittled Sikkim to 100/9 as Hani Patel and Kesha scalped the most wickets.
Himachal Pradesh vs Kerala- Himachal Pradesh Won by 7 Wickets
In a low-scoring thriller, Himachal Pradesh interestingly overcame the threat of Kerala. Himachal Pradesh won the toss elected to field first and restricted Kerala to 189/9 even as Jincy George stood out with the bat with an unbeaten knock of 83 with Harleen Deol and P G Kahlon scalping 4 wickets. Himachal Pradesh then chased down the total with Neena M Chaudhary’s 50, Sushma Verma’s 72 and S M Singh’s 36 paving the way for a comfortable win in 43 overs.
Delhi vs Andhra Pradesh- Delhi Won by 150 Runs
Delhi registered a massive win against Andhra Pradesh at the JSCA Oval Ground. Andhra won the toss and decided to field. Delhi batting first scored 264/5 as Priya Punia’s 79, Tanisha Singh’s 107 and a late blitz by Nazma ensured a competitive total. In return, Andhra slipped to 114 in a disappointing batting effort as Parunika Sisodia and Priya Mishra led from the forefront scalping three wickets respectively.
Senior Women’s One Day Trophy 2024 – Top Run-Getters
Shweta Sehrawat continues to solidify her position right at the top of the table with 253 runs, she is followed by Chitra Singh Jamwal who has been in stellar form with 205 runs. Kashish Agarwal, V Sneha Deepthi and Shrey with 204, 195 and 185 runs assume the next three places in the batting charts.
Senior Women’s One Day Trophy 2024 – Top Wicket-Getters
Asha Sobhana with 10 wickets is at the top of the table and is closely followed by Dhara Gujjar, A B Das, Durga Murmu and Krishna D Patel all with eight wickets setting up the tournament ablaze with their consistency.
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