Senior Women One Day Tournament | J&K beat Arunachal by 95 runs

Senior Women One Day Tournament | J&K beat Arunachal by 95 runs
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Srinagar, Oct 29: J&K registered its second consecutive win as they thrashed Arunachal Pradesh by 95 runs in the match of ongoing Senior Women One Day Tournament at 22 Yards, Salt Lake, Kolkatta on Friday.

Earlier, J&K won the toss and elected to bat first.

Batting first, J&K lost early wickets and were tottering at 46 for the loss of six wickets in 14.2 overs, with almost all the top and middle-order batters back to the pavilion. However, Bushra Ashraf and gritty all-rounder Nadia Chowdhary salvaged the sinking ship by making a magnificent partnership of 60 runs to take the score to 106 runs, before Bushra was dismissed at her individual score of 31 runs off 87 balls. Nadia continued her brilliance and scored splendid 51 runs to help her team put a decent score of 140 runs on the board.

For Arunachal Pradesh, Runs, S Ligo and B Ritu took two wickets each , while NabamYapu and ShiviYadav claimed one wicket each.

In reply, Arunachal Pradesh bundled out for 45 runs in 25 overs, thus lost the match by a huge margin of 95 runs. ShiviYadav with 16 runs and RunaSarkar nine were the main contributors for them.

Almost all the J&K bowlers were on target, hitting good areas and bowling with superb line and length.

Ananaya took five wicket haul while as Sandhya two wickets. Bismah Hassan once again missed the hat-trick and took two wickets on two consecutive deliveries.

It was the second consecutive win for J&K in the tournament as they had beaten Sikkim in the first match. They will next face Nagaland on October 31 at JU Second Campus, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Meanwhile, JKCA Member-Administration, Brig Anil Gupta, Member Cricket Operations and Development, MithunManhas and Member Legal Affairs, Sunil Sethi have congratulated the J&K team for this brilliant win and wished it best of luck for the rest of the matches in the tournament.

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