Mumbai wins thriller, Andhra bounce back with win in U-19
After recording a comfortable victory in their previous game against Assam, Hyderabad girls suffered a narrow defeat in a low-scoring match against Mumbai in a Group B match of the All Indian women's under-19 one-day super league at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here today.
Mumbai won the closely contested tie by two wickets.
In another match, Andhra thumped Maharashtra by seven wickets to pocket five points in a Group A match.
Electing to bat, Hyderabad were bundled out for 98 runs in 48.5 overs. Sneha Morey who starred with 98 runs in the previous match was the highest scorer with 20 runs. Humaira Kazi and Sarika Koli took two wickets each for Mumbai.
In reply, Mumbai batswomen too were in trouble with Praneesha and Arundhati Reddy being among wickets. Sarika Koli saved the blushes for the visitors with a gritty 26-run knock which steered Mumbai to the win.
Making amends for their earlier loss, Andhra came back hard at Maharashtra to register a seven-wicket win, and pocket the decisive bonus point.
Brief Scores-Group A: MPCA 148 (Tamanna Nigam 43, Sneha Rana 4/27) bt Punjab 148 (Taniya Bhatiya 54; Preeti Yadav 4/26); Maharashtra 149 (Smriti Mandna 61; G Chandra Lekha 3/35) lost to Andhra 152 (N Anusha 43no, Ch Jhansi Lakshmi 42; Devika Vaidya 2/34); Group B: Hyderabad 98 (Humaira Kazi 2/9, Sarika Koli 2/9) lost to Mumbai 99/8 (Sarika Koli 26; Praneesha 3/15); UPCA 99 (Shaya Singh 28; Harleen Kaur 4/17, Susmita Negi 2/19) bt HPCA 81 (Diksha Sharma 28, Neha Chauhan 24; Shuchi Kaushik 2/17).