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Women T20 Challenge Highlights: Velocity defeated Supernovas by five wickets in a thrilling match

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Women T20 Challenge Highlights: On Wednesday, Velocity defeated Supernovas by five wickets in the first match of the three Women T20 Challenge played in Sharjah. Supernovas had set a target of 127 runs, which Velocity achieved with 1 ball. Sun Loos scored the highest 37 runs for Velocity.

Apart from this, Sushma Verma contributed 34 runs, Veda Krishnamurthy 29 and Shaifali Verma also contributed 17 runs. At the same time, Ayabonga Khaka from Supernovas took 2 wickets. While Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav and Sasikala Sirivardhane took one wicket each. Sun Luce was ‘man of the match’ for playing a key role in Velocity’s victory.

Velocity’s captain Mithali Raj decided to bowl first by winning the toss against Supernovas. On being invited to bat, Supernovas scored 126 runs losing 8 wickets in the prescribed 20 overs.

For Supernovas, Chamari Atapattu scored 44, Harmanpreet Kaur 31, Sasikala Sirivardhane 18 and Priya Punia scored 11 runs. Ekta Bisht picked up three wickets for 22 runs in four overs for Velocity. Sachey additional Jahanara Alam and Leigh Kasparek sent two players to the pavilion.

Women T20 Challenge Velocity vs Supernovas Highlights

Women T20 Challenge Highlights: Velocity defeated Supernovas by 5 wickets
Velocity scored 129 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 19.5 overs, thus defeating Supernovas by five wickets in the first match of the league. Shikha Pandey was unbeaten on 02 off 02 balls and Sun Luce scored 37 off 21 balls. The two shared an unbreakable partnership of 13 runs in 06 balls for the sixth wicket. In the last five overs (14.5 to 19.5), Velocity scored 53 runs at an average of 10.60 and also lost his 1 wicket.

On the fifth ball of the 19th over, Velocity got the fifth blow as Sushma Verma. She was caught by Poonam Yadav at the hands of Harmanpreet Kaur. Sushma Verma played a crucial inning of 34 runs with the help of 2 sixes in 33 balls. For Supernovas Ayabonga Khaka has so far scored 27 runs in 4 overs. Shakira Selman scored 19 runs in 4 overs. Poonam Yadav scored 27 runs in 4 overs. Radha Yadav 25 runs in 4 overs and Sasikala Sirivardhane gave 30 runs in 3.5 overs.

Velocity 77 for 4 in 15 overs.
Velocity scored 77 runs in 15 overs at the loss of 4 wickets. Currently, Sushma Verma is playing 15 off 20 balls and Sun Luce scoring 08 runs off 07 balls. Between these two 12-ball partnerships for the fifth wicket shared. In the last five overs (11 to 15), Velocity scored 33 runs at an average of 6.60 and also lost his 1 wicket.

Supernovas got the fourth success by Radha Yadav on the last ball of the 13th over when Veda Krishnamurthy sat his ball in the hands of Chamari Atapattu. Krishnamurthy smashed 29 runs in 28 balls with the help of 4 fours before dismissing. For Supernovas Ayabonga Khaka has so far scored 17 runs in 3 overs. Shakira Selman scored 19 runs in 4 overs and Poonam Yadav 7 runs in 2 overs. Radha Yadav 25 runs in 4 overs and Sasikala Sirivardhane gave 8 runs in 2 overs.

Velocity 44 runs for 3 wickets in 10 overs.
Velocity scored 44 runs in 10 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. Currently, Sushma Verma is playing 04 off 07 balls and Veda Krishnamurthy 15 runs off 18 balls. Between them, 06 runs have been shared in 09 balls for the fourth wicket. In the last five overs (6 to 10), Velocity scored 20 runs at an average of 4 and also lost their 1 wicket.

On the third ball of the 9th over of the inning, Velocity got the third blow as captain Mithali Raj. On a personal score of 7, she was caught by Sasikala Sirivardhne at the hands of Shakira Selman. For Supernovas Ayabonga Khaka has so far scored 17 runs in 3 overs. Shakira Selman 7 runs in 2 overs and Poonam Yadav 7 runs in 2 overs. Radha Yadav 10 runs in 2 overs and Sasikala Sirivardhane gave 2 runs in 1 over.

Velocity 24 for 2 in 5 overs
Velocity scored 24 runs in 2 overs at the loss of 2 wickets. Currently, Mithali Raj is playing 01 off 06 balls and Veda Krishnamurthy scoring 06 runs off 08 balls. Between them, 07 runs shared in 12 balls for the third wicket. In the first five overs (1 to 5), Velocity scored 24 runs at an average of 4.80 and also lost 2 wickets.

Opener Daniel White (00 runs) was caught by Ayabonga Khaka on the fifth ball of the first over of the inning by wicketkeeper Tania Bhatia and gave Supernovas the first victory.

After this, Shefali Verma, who was playing 17 runs with the help of 4 fours in 11 balls. Also got Khakala to walk the last ball of the third over of the inning. For Supernovas, Ayabonga Khaka gave 17 runs in 3 overs and Shakira Selman gave 7 runs in 2 overs.

Supernovas Inning details

Women T20 Challenge Highlights: Supernovas 126 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs
Team Supernovas scored 126 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Tania Bhatia remained unbeaten on behalf of Supernovas. In the last five overs (16 to 20), Supernovas scored 24 runs at an average of 4.80 and also lost 5 wickets. On the fourth ball of the 17th over, Jahanara Alam gave the fourth success to Velocity. When she was caught by Shikha Pandey, who scored 31 runs in 27 balls with 1 four and 2 sixes. Subsequently, Supernovas also lost their fifth wicket off the third ball of the 18th over. Pooja Vastrakar (00 runs) was caught by Leigh Kasparek at the hands of Krishnamurthy.

On the fifth ball of the 19th over, Supernovas received the sixth blow. When Sasikala Sirivardhane returned to the pavilion on a personal score of 18. Ekta Bisht took two wickets off the 5th and sixth balls of the 20th over. Bisht walked Radha Yadav (2 runs) first, then Shakira Selman (5 runs) also showed the way to the pavilion. Shikha Pandey has scored 18 runs in 4 overs from the side of Velocity. Jahanara Alam scored 27 runs in 4 overs. Leigh Kasparek 23 runs in 4 overs. Ekta Bisht 22 runs in 4 overs, Manali Dakshini 23 runs in 3 overs and Sun Luce conceded 11 runs in 1 over.

Supernovas 102 for 3 in 15 overs
Supernovas scored 102 runs in 15 overs at the loss of 3 wickets. Currently, Sasikala Sirivardhane played 03 off 05 balls and Harmanpreet Kaur scored 29 runs off 23 balls. The two have shared a 14-run partnership from 11 balls for the fourth wicket. In the last five overs (11 to 15), Supernovas scored 49 runs at an average of 9.80 and also lost their 1 wicket. On the first ball of the 14th over, Supernovas lost their third wicket in the form of Chamari Atapattu.

Chamari Atapattu was caught out by Jahanara Alam at the hands of Veda Krishnamurthy on a personal score of 44. Shikha Pandey has scored 15 runs in 3 overs for Velocity. Jahanara Alam 17 runs in 3 overs. Leigh Kasparek 21 runs in 3 overs. Ekta Bisht 13 runs in 2 overs. Manali Dakshini 23 runs in 3 overs and Sun Luce conceded 11 runs in 1 over.

Supernovas 53 runs for 2 wickets in 10 overs
Supernovas scored 53 runs in 10 overs at the loss of 2 wickets.
Currently, Chamari Atapattu is playing 23 off 28 balls and Harmanpreet Kaur scoring 08 runs off 09 balls. The two have shared a partnership of 11 runs in 14 balls for the third wicket. In the last five overs (6 to 10), Supernovas scored 24 runs at an average of 4.80. The team also lost their 2 wickets.

Shikha Pandey has scored 15 runs in 3 overs for Velocity. Jahanara Alam 13 runs in 2 overs and Leigh Kasparek 8 runs in 2 overs. Ekta Bisht 13 runs in 2 overs, Manali Dakshini gives 3 runs in 1 over. Priya Punia was out for 11 from 15 balls with the help of 2 fours. She was caught off the second ball of the sixth over by Leigh Kasparek at the hands of Veda Krishnamurthy. At the same time, Jemimah Rodrigues returned to the pavilion with the help of 1 four in 8 balls. She bowled clean by Ekta Bisht in the fourth ball of the 8th over.

Supernovas 29 runs in 5 overs
Supernovas scored 29 runs in five overs with no wickets. Currently, Chamari Atapattu is playing 17 off 16 balls and Priya Punia is on 11 off 14 balls. Between them, 29 runs shared in 30 balls for the first wicket. Ekta Bisht gave 10 runs in the fifth over. Shikha Pandey has so far scored 8 runs in 2 overs for Velocity. Jahanara Alam has given 6 runs in 1 over. Leigh Kasparek has given 5 runs in 1 over and Ekta Bisht has given 10 runs in 1 over.