On the fifth day of the BCCI U-19 T20 League 2018-2019, 15 matches were played across the country. Here is the fifth-day round-up of the event.
Tripura vs Arunachal Pradesh: Gangati Tripura’s four-for; Tripura win convincingly
Gangati Tripura’s four-wicket haul helped Tripura to win the match comprehensively over Arunachal Pradesh. Chasing 124, Arunachal Pradesh started losing wicket from the very first over. Gangati picked up all the three top order batters and soon they were reduced to 15/3 within 9th over. K Kaithl top-scored 11. Apart from her, no other batter could reach the double-digit and they were bowled out for 44. Tripura claimed an easy 79-run win over Arunachal Pradesh.
Having won the toss and chose to bat first, Tripura lost their opener Ambika Debnath very early. Another opener Antara Das and Tumpa Das added 20 runs before the former fell for 11. Puja Das scored a 30-ball 30 with 3 fours. Along with her, Puja Pal’s 24 off 19 and Gangati Tripura’s 13 off 11 helped them to put up 123 on board.
Tripura 123/5 (P Das 30, M Khangarot 1/16) beat Arunachal Pradesh 44/10 (K Kaithl 11, G Tripura 4/9) by 79 runs.
Maharashtra vs Manipur: Rajkumari’s four-for went in vain as Maharashtra claim an easy win
Maharashtra chose to bat first after winning the toss. Opener Priyanka Ghodke was the first wicket to fall for 2. K Mulla and A Watade both steadied the ship before the former got out after scoring 29 off 36. A Gaikwad was the top scorer for Maharashtra, scored 32 off 31. Tail-enders were not able to contribute much. Captain Linthoingambi Rajkumari scalped 4 wickets for Manipur; as Maharashtra ended up scoring 121 at the end of the allotted overs.
Chasing a low-scoring game, Maharashtra bowlers helped them defend a small total of 122 to emerge victorious against Manipur. Batters were unable to make any partnership as no batters could reach a double-figure. Priyanka Ghodke’s three-for was the best bowling performance and she found ideal support from the others as well. A Gaikwad picked up 2 wickets; while Gurve, Kedar and Waghmode scalped one each, restricted Manipur within 34 and claimed an 87-run win over them.
Maharashtra 121/7 (A Gaikwad 32, L Rajkumari 4/19) beat Manipur 34/10 (P Tarkar 8, P Ghodke 3/3) by 87 runs.
Hyderabad vs Meghalaya: All-round performance guide Hyderabad to a comprehensive win
A comprehensive performance guide Hyderabad to a clinical win over Meghalaya. Hyderabad elected to bat first after winning the toss. Fluent scores from the top order batters set the tone for Hyderabad’s strong batting performance. Openers G Trisha and Vanka Pooja scored quickfire innings of 49 and 34 respectively; while Trisha Poojitha’s blitzy 48 off 28 and Keerthi Reddy’s unbeaten 42 off 21 helped them to put up a fairly competitive total of 221 after 20 overs.
Meghalaya’s chase was never really got going as the wickets started falling at a regular interval. Eight of the eleven batters were back in the dugout for a duck. Captain Hajong top-scored with 11 off 43. A collective effort from Hyderabad bowlers restricted Meghalaya within 23 and won the game by 198 runs. Yashasri bagged 3 wickets in her one over spell; while Pooja and Merlyn picked up 2 each and Prasanna picked up 1 wicket for Hyderabad.
Hyderabad 221/5 (G Trisha 49, Thymmei 2/35) beat Meghalaya 23/10 (Hajong 11, Yashasri 3/1) by 198 runs.
Bengal 76/3 (D Gujjar 33, A Chaudhari 1/19) beat Team Rajasthan 75/5 (J Chaudhary 27, P Sarkar 3/13) by 7 wickets.
Himachal 63/3 (S Singh 33, M Paswan 1/18) beat Jharkhand 60/9 (S Kumari 25, V Fishta 3/7) by 7 wickets.
Haryana 69/1 (S Verma 42, Sapna 1/25) beat Nagaland 68/10 (R Biswas 31, P Kumari 3/1) by 9 wickets.
Karnataka 78/3 (S Gowda 27, R Chib 2/21) beat J&K 75/9 (N Gill 21, S Jagadish 2/5) by 7 wickets.
Andhra 76/1 (V Latha 32, A Eloksi 1/14) beat Tamil Nadu 74/9 (S Devi 18, S Gadwal 2/16) by 9 wickets.
Madhya Pradesh 113/4 (N Tiwari 48, S Singh 2/24) beat Bihar 74/10 (Harshita 25, S Nagpure 4/14) by 39 runs.
Delhi 94/3 (A Soni 27, K Nayak 1/11) beat Odisha 92/8 (K Jena 25, A Soni 2/13) by 7 wickets.
Goa 123/2 (T Duragad 81*) beat Team Uttarakhand 109/6 (K Parihar 46, T Duragad 3/28) by 14 runs.
Assam 59/1 (G Gurung 41, A Shahu 1/19) beat Vidarbha 58/6 (A Shahu 10, R Dey 1/4) by 9 wickets.
Chhattisgarh 90/4 (M Kaur 30, T Dharani 1/12) beat Saurashtra 58/8 (S Sama 19, M Bhagat 3/11) by 32 runs.
Uttar Pradesh 93/4 (S Devi 49, P Rawat 2/16) beat Baroda 69/8 (Hrutvisha 16, R Yadav 3/13) by 24 runs.
Gujarat 118/6 (P Talapada 26, N Lepcha 2/16) beat Sikkim 29/7 (S Lepcha 8, R Thaker 2/2) by 89 runs.