Yastika Bhatia, Radha Yadav star for Baroda; Mumbai, Railways, Odisha make it two-in-two

Yastika Bhatia in action © Getty Images

Railways, Mumbai and Odisha continued their unbeaten run with wins over Karnataka, Haryana and Bihar respectively on day four of the Senior Women’s T20 Trophy on Tuesday (April 19). Yastika Bhatia and Radha Yadav helped Baroda register their first win of the season, while Rajasthan got the better of Meghalaya to register get themselves off the mark. In the Plate Group, Sikkim beat Mizoram to their first victory of the tournament.

Railways vs Karnataka

Wicketkeeper-batter Nuzhat Parween scored a match-winning 55 even as Chandu V took five wickets for 40 runs for Karnatka at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

Chasing 156 for a win in the Elite Group C fixture, Karnataka fell short by 34 runs with left-arm pacer Anjali Sarvani taking three wickets, while Poonam Yadav chipped in with two.

Baroda vs Vidarbha

In the Elite Group D match at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, Bhatia and Radha helped Baroda to a formidable total of 149 for 6 in their stipulated 20 overs. The duo shared a 117-run partnership for the third wicket after coming together at 9 for 2.

In the chase, Kesha Patel took three wickets with Radha leading from the front with a two-wicket haul to go with her fifty.

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Mumbai vs Haryana

In a thriller at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi, two young India internationals competed against each other. After put into bat by Shafali Verma’s Haryana, Jemimah Rodrigues was out for a 11-ball 19 but Mumbai got to 121 for 6 thanks to Riya Chaudhari’s 34.

In the chase, Haryana lost Verma early to Hurley Gala even as Reema Sisodia played aggressively at the other end. Sisodia’s 36 and Sheetal Rana’s 32 were not enough as they fell short of Mumbai’s score by five runs. Haryana needed 11 runs in the final over as Rodrigues brought herself on and defended it.

Elsewhere, Sujata Malik’s four-wicket haul helped Odisha skittle Bihar out for a paltry score and Sarita Meher made lightwork of the chase.

Brief Scores:

Rajasthan 119/6 in 20 overs (S P Kumawat 33; Ajima 2/28) beat Meghalaya 70/10 in 20 overs (Debasmita Dutta 23; Suman Meena 2/5, Shanu 2/15) by 49 runs

Bihar 66/8 in 20 overs (Apurva 18*; Sujata Mallik 4/17, Rameswari Naik 3/18) lost to Odisha 68/3 in 12.3 overs (Sarita Meher 38*; Apurva 1/13) by seven wickets

Railways 155/7 in 20 overs (Nuzhat Parween 55, S Meghana 29; Chandu V 5/40) beat Karnataka 121/6 in 20 overs (Satheesh Shubha 36, D Vrinda 27; Anjali Sarvani 3/26, Poonam Yadav 2/14) by 34 runs

Baroda 149/6 in 20 overs (Yastika Bhatia 64, Radha Yadav 57; Nupur Kohale 4/31) beat Vidarbha 112/10 in 19.1 overs (Vaishnavi Khandkar 43, S W Dharne 31; Kesha Patel 3/5, Radha Yadav 2/23) by 37 runs

Mumbai 121/6 in 20 overs (Riya Chaudhari 34; Sheetal Rana 2/19) beat Haryana 116/9 in 20 overs (Reema Sisodia 36, Sheetal Rana 32; Humaira Kazi 1/5) by five runs

Mizoram 87/7 in 20 overs (Shweta 40; Purni Maya Guruny 1/13) lost to Sikkim 89/6 in 18.4 overs (Samayita 33, Rinki Rajak 24*; Mp Singson 1/13) by four wickets