Saee Purandare’s ton helps Meghalaya topple Bihar, Jhulan Goswami’s 86 goes in vain

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Saee Purandare smashes ton; Pondicherry, Chandigarh continue dominant run

Saee Purandare in action. © Saee Purandare/ Facebook

Saee Purandare notched up her second century of the tournament as Meghalaya defeated Bihar in a Plate Group encounter of the Senior Women’s One-day Trophy on Thursday (February 27). In a Group A match, India pacer Jhulan Goswami’s hit a half-century for Bengal but in a losing cause.

Batting first Bihar rode on Prity’s gritty 85 to post 183 for the loss of nine wickets. DD Dutta took three wickets for 31 runs for Meghalaya. In reply, Purandare single-handedly took the north-eastern side with an unbeaten knock of 120 as Meghalaya romped home with 10 balls to spare and six wickets in hand.

Elsewhere, Goswami hit a brilliant 86 but couldn’t save Bengal from the jaws of defeat against Baroda. Batting first, Jhulan was the sole striking light for Bengal as they were bowled out for 170 in 35.1 overs, thanks to four-fers from Tarannum Pathan and Tanvir Shaikh each. In reply, Baroda rode on BD Surti’s 57 and Shaikh’s 41 to get over the line in 34.4 overs.

In another Group A encounter, Punam Raut and MD Thirushkamini both hit half-centuries as Railways registered an emphatic 10-wicket win over Maharashtra’s 101 in 23 overs.

Group A

Bengal 170 all out in 35.1 overs (Jhulan Goswami 86; Tarannum Pathan 4/28, Tanvir Shaikh 4/32) lost to Baroda 171/7 in 34.4 overs (BD Surti 57, Tanvir Shaikh 41; SP Aich 3/15) by three wickets.

Maharashtra 101/9 in 35 overs (Anuja Patil 20; S Asha 2/11, Ekta Bisht 2/22) lost to Railways 105/0 in 23 overs (Punam Raut 54*, MD Thirushkamini 51) by 10 wickets.

Goa 86 in 37.5 overs (Sunanda 25; Akanksha Kohli 3/19) lost to Karnataka 88/2 in 13.5 overs (VR Vanitha 50) by eight wickets.

Group B

Chhattisgarh 147 all out in 46.5 overs (Shivi Pandey 36; K Anjali Sarvani 3/24, K Dhathri 3/26) lost to Andhra Pradesh 150/3 in 44.5 overs (CH Jhansi Lakshmi 47) by seven wickets.

Kerala 159 all out 48.4 overs (T Shani 51; A Manju 2/25, Mandeep Kaur 2/23) lost to Delhi 160/8 in 46.4 overs (Priya Punia 46, Ayushi Soni 36*; Keerthy James 2/20) by two wickets.

Mumbai 184 all out in 50 overs (M Dakshini 60*, Esha Oza 41; Indrani Chhatria 4/25) lost to Odisha 187/7 in 48.4 overs (Pragyan Mohanty 63*; JR Pawar 3/29) by three wickets.

Group C

Rajasthan 163/9 in 50 overs (TB Vaishnav 46, SR Jat 31; Jayu Jadeja 4/37) lost to Saurashtra 164/6 in 46.1 overs (Riddhi Ruparel 57; SL Meena 2/27) by four wickets.

Hyderabad 152/9 in 50 overs (Sravanthi Naidu 39; Priyanka 3/35) lost to Madhya Pradesh 153/5 in 46.1 overs (Neha Badwaik 43; Yashashri 2/27) by five wickets.

Assam 165/7 in 50 overs (Monikha Das 71*; Renuka Chaudhari 2/30) lost to Gujarat 166/9 in 49.5 (Sarvi 44*; Urmila Chatterjee 3/22) by one wicket.

Plate Group

Bihar 183/9 in 50 overs (Prity 85; DD Dutta 3/31) lost to Meghalaya 184/4 in 48.2 overs (Saee Purandare 120*) by six wickets.

Pondicherry 162/8 in 50 (BS Tomare 69, Latika Kumari 57; Kumari Shibi 3/25) lost to Chandigarh 163/6 in 46.5 overs (P Guleria 65; Radhi 2/22) by four wickets.

Manipur 187/8 in 50 overs (W Ganga 55, K Ranjitha 42; Ananya Upendran 4/29) beat Sikkim 134 all out in 43.3 overs (Shubhi Pandey 53; Monica 3/29) by 53 overs.
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