On the third day of the BCCI U-19 T20 League 2018-2019, 15 matches were played. Here is the 3rd-day round-up of the event.
Andhra vs Meghalaya: Pushpa Latha, E Padmaja guide Andhra to a 116-run win (VJD Method)
Having chosen to bat first, Andhra openers V Pushpa Latha and M Durga added 58 runs within 7.4 overs; before the latter got out after scoring 27 off 27. Latha along with E Padmaja built a steady partnership. Latha scored a well-made 84 off 55 with 10 fours. Padmaja smashed an unbeaten 55 off 34 balls with 8 fours. After Latha got retired hurt, Saranya Gadwal joined Padmaja; scored 24 off 7 and helped her team to put up 198 runs on board.
In reply, Meghalaya got a very shaky start. They lost their openers Silda and Hajong for 2. None of the batters were able to reach two digits. Match was reduced to 11 overs. G Sindhuja and K Dhatri scalped two wickets each; while K Hamsa and Saranya Gadwal bagged one wicket each for Andhra and restricted Meghalaya within 33 runs and won the match convincingly.
Andhra 198/1 (V Latha 88, Dasan 1/28) beat Meghalaya 13/6 (Dasan 5, G Sindhuja 2/0) by 116 runs (VJD Method).
Uttar Pradesh vs J&K: Neetu Gaur, Anjali Singh star in Uttar Pradesh’s win over J&K
Uttar Pradesh won the toss and chose to bat first. But lost their openers Muskan Malik and Humaira Rais very cheaply. Later Shobha Devi and Neetu Gaur scored a steady 102-run partnership before the former fell for 60. Then Anjali Singh joined Gaur at the crease and both built another partnership. Uttar Pradesh ended up scoring 180 runs at the end of the 20 overs.
While chasing, J&K too lost their opener Sonika within 2 overs. Batters were not able to stay longer at the crease. Nancy Gill, Humaira Farooq and Iqra Rasool only reached the double-digits as they all scored similar-score 15. Wickets started falling at regular intervals as Anjali Singh scalped 3 wickets. An economical spell from Uttar Pradesh bowlers restricted J&K’s innings within 59 runs.
Uttar Pradesh 180/3 (N Gaur 73, R Bano 1/18) beat J&K 59/10 (I Rasool 15, P Bharti 1/3) by 121 runs.
Bengal vs Team Puducherry: Ankita’s 68, Piyali’s four-for guide Bengal to a 145-run win
Bengal won the toss and chose to bat first. Openers Ankita Chakraborty and Santhita Biswas got off a flying start. Both added 114 runs for the first wicket before Santhita fell for 42. When they got settled, it became difficult for Team Puducherry to break that partnership. Chakraborty smashed 68 off 49 with 10 fours; while Kashish Agarwal scored a 17-ball 26*. Along with them, Mamata scored a quickfire 15* off 6 and put up a decent competitive total of 179 on board. Sumi Dutta and Ananya Halder picked up two wickets each wicket for Puducherry.
Chasing 180, Team Puducherry lost their opener Tanishka Sen for a duck. Soon Divya Shanmugam joined her. She top-scored 10 off 13. No other batters could reach a double-digit. Piyali Ghosh’s 4-wicket haul, Anindita Nath and Shreya Karar’s 1 wicket each for Bengal helped to restrict Puducherry’s innings within 34 runs.
Bengal 179/4 (A Chakraborty 68, A Halder 2/30) beat Team Puducherry 34/10 (D Shanmugam 10, P Ghosh 4/4) by 145 runs.
Baroda 75/4 (A Joseph 24, Anagha M 2/9) beat Karnataka 74/6 (A Rajesh 36, K Vasava 3/13) by 6 wickets.
Kerala 99/3 (Drishya 27, S Hingra 1/16) beat Haryana 98/10 (T Joshi 32, Sourabhya P 2/13) by 7 wickets.
Maharashtra 61/5 (S Kanadi 22, P Das 3/8) beat Tripura 58/6 (A Debnath 18, A Gaikwad 2/9) by 5 wickets.
Assam 80/1 (G Gurung 42, P Soni 1/11) beat Madhya Pradesh 77/6 (R Yadav 20, N Baruah 1/6) by 9 wickets.
Hyderabad 72/2 (G Trisha 40, S Keerthana 2/16) beat Tamil Nadu 27/7 (Y Kosuri 8, G Trisha 2/6) by 45 runs.
Goa 91/9 (Purvaja 19, Anjali 2/6) beat Jharkhand 80/10 (P Gautam 21, T Duragad 3/17) by 11 runs.
Chhattisgarh 54/1 (M Kaur 26, S Roy 1/12) beat Team Mizoram 53/7 (S Sengupta 21, S Yadav 2/12) by 9 wickets.
Delhi 95/5 (A Soni 33, J Kate 2/10) beat Mumbai 60/10 (A Valanju 21, P Mishra 3/11) by 35 runs.
Manipur 67/2 (V Dharani 27, K Kaithl 1/11) beat Arunachal Pradesh 66/5 (M Khangarot 11, V Dharani 3/2) by 8 wickets.
Gujarat 65/8 (I Patel 18, Parul 3/12) beat Punjab 66/2 (A Kaur 36, M Vasava 1/9) by 8 wickets.
Himachal 57/1 (S Singh 32, N Mishra 1/11) beat Team Uttarakhand 56/9 (M Grover 19, N Sharma 3/20) by 9 wickets.
Vidarbha 97/10 (L Inamdar 36, Tejeshwi 3/13) beat Bihar 82/6 (Prity 19, A Shahu 2/16) by 15 runs.