Anant/UP lost to Goa by 3 wickets
Times News Network
Kanpur:Uttar Pradesh suffered a setback on Thursday when Goa outplayed them by 3 wickets in an Elite group III league match of Senior women one day championship held at Sawai Man Singh stadium.
UP deciding to bat first could collect 151 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in stipulated 50 overs. Goa girls achieved the target losing 7 wickets in 48.4 overs. Goa’s run chase was a nightmare for them as they lost their top four wickets for 31 runs. Tejashwani N Duragad (32) and Shikha Pandey stem the rot and the next three partnerships of 30 odd runs each brought a win for them.
Best 35 runs partnership was executed by Shikha Pandey ( 35) and Sanjula Sudhakar Naik ( 33no) for the sixth wicket. They were 125 for 7 but Diksha Gawde ( 14 no) with Sanjula scored the required 26 runs in their unbeaten union for victory. Sanjula scored 33 runs in 84 balls and hit 2 boundaries and a six.
UP bowlers lose their grip after claiming top four wickets cheaply .For UP Kajal emerged as a successful full bowler.
UP in the morning deciding to bat first lost wickets at regular intervals. Their best partnership was of 25 runs for the second wicket. Shobha Devi ( 25), Muskan Malik ( 28) and Aditi ( 29) were the main scorers. For Goa Rupali Sukhadev chavan and Tejashwini both scalped 2 wickets each.
UP has so far played 4 matches and they won two and lost two . They have 8 points and their last league match will be against host Rajasthan on March 20,2021.
UP-151 for 9 ( Ekta 12, Shobha Devi 25, Muskan Malik 28, Anjali Singh 11, Nishu Chaudhary 18, Aditi 29, Shikla Pandey 1 for 14, Nikita 1 for 35, Gawde Diksha 1 for 27, Rupali Shukhdev Chavan 2 for 32, Tejshwini N Duragad 2 for 33) Goa – 156 for 7 ( Tejashwini N Duragad 32, shikha Pandey 35, Sanjula Sudhakar Naik 33 no, Nikita 14, Gawade Diksha 15 no,Kajal 3 for 23,Rashi Kanojiya 1 for 20, Tanu Kala 1 for 44,)