Supernovas check in a 12-run victory which means that on Saturday, there may be a re-healthy among those two facets for the Women’s T20 Challenge title. Rodrigues became the celebrity with the bat, scoring an unbeaten 77 off 48 following which Supernovas got here up with a disciplined performance with the ball.
Velocity qualify for the final:
It took until the nineteenth over for Velocity to reach 117. But since they’ve reached that, they’re no longer through to the very last. With 23 needed in the very last over, Can they also pull off a victory?
117:This might be the primary target Velocity will aim at, as so as to guarantee them a gap within the very last despite the fact that they lost this game. They are currently ninety two for three after 15 overs, wanting 51 more for a victory.
Poonam Yadav supplies key strike:
After more than one tight overs, the stress of the scoring fee got to Wyatt, who in her attempt to play the slog-sweep, is bowled by Poonam for a 33-ball forty three. Velocity are 79 for 3 after 12, wanting 64 greater.
Wyatt maintains to find the boundaries:
Sciver has been expensive up to now. After being struck for a 4 through Mithali in her first over, Sciver concedes two fours in her next, with Wyatt continuing to discover the limits. Velocity are sixty seven for 2 after 9.
Velocity nice despite wickets:
Wyatt starts in a effective way, scoring a 4 and a six off Radha Yadav within the 5th over. Mithali begins the 6th over with a 4 off Anuja earlier than Wyatt scored some other four. She tries any other big hit but miscues it, survives. Velocity are 46 for 2 after 6.
…Off her first transport. Shafali tried to come down the tune to the spinner however she played early at a flighted transport and became bowled for 2. Wyatt just about controlled to clean Harmanpreet with a lofted shot for a pair earlier than nailing one over long-off for a six. Mathews departs in the subsequent over, trapped in front by way of Anuja Patil for 11. Velocity are 22 for 2 after 4.
Supernovas turn out to be with 142:
An extremely good final over from Pandey, who regardless of conceding a four off the primary ball, gives away simplest seven inside the over. Supernovas finish with 142 for three. Will this be sufficient?
Reprieves for Rodrigues, Devine departs:
Hayley Mathews put down a simple trap while the ‘keeper neglected a stumping opportunity, both off Amelia Kerr’s bowling, permitting Rodrigues to extend her stay as she persevered to discover the limits. Devine, however, falls in her try and up the ante, giving Kerr a wicket within the 19th over.
Fifty for Rodrigues:
With successive fours off Bisht, the 18-year-antique brings up her maiden fifty of the Women’s T20 Challenge, getting there off 31 deliveries. She has furnished a fine platform, powering Supernovas to 109 for 2 after 15.
Kerr breaks promising stand:
Just while Athapaththu appeared set for a very good score, she lost her wicket. Kerr, the skilful legspinner, lured the southpaw to bypass down the tune best to be befuddled with the aid of the googly and was stumped. End of a first-class stand of fifty five among Athapaththu and Rodrigues.
Velocity lose evaluate:
Athapaththu breaks the shackles with a four off Bisht inside the tenth over. Velocity also waste a overview inside the equal over for a stuck-at the back of appeal whilst Athapaththu played one in the line. Supernovas are sixty three for 1 after 10.
The 50 comes up in the ninth over.Athapaththu and Rodrigues have attempted to build watchfully, targeting singles in the interim.
Puniya departs in her bid to boost up:
Having struck a four over mid-off off Pandey, Puniya tries another however this time she doesn’t clear Veda. Athapaththu gets a fortunate damage in the subsequent over as Mithali puts down a skier to deny Komal Zanzad a wicket. Rodrigues ends the over with two successive fours, helping Supernovas to 39 for 1 after 6.
Puniya in the end manages a boundary, however it is off an interior aspect which infuriates Jahanara. She also bowls more than one wides to provide Supernovas extra runs. But it is been sluggish going so far with the batting facet managing handiest 22 within the first 4 overs.
Priya Punia attempted a big hit off Shikha Pandey within the commencing over however all she ought to manage changed into to clear the mid-off fielder. Athapaththu is a success in her bid to locate the boundary, reducing a Jahanara delivery past backward point for the primary 4 of the suit. She then executes a first-class on power for another four, helping the Supernovas to twelve for 0 after 2.
Toss and groups:
Mithali Raj wins the toss and asks Supernovas to bat. Velocity bring in Jahanara Alam for Sushree Pradhan even as Supernovas are unchanged.
Supernovas (Playing XI): Priya Punia, Chamari Athapaththu, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Natalie Sciver, Sophie Devine, Lea Tahuhu, Taniya Bhatia(w), Anuja Patil, Poonam Yadav, Radha Yadav
Velocity (Playing XI): Hayley Matthews, Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Shikha Pandey, Jahanara Alam, Amelia Kerr, Komal Zanzad, Ekta Bisht
Hello and welcome to the Live Blog for the Women’s T20 Challenge sport among Supernovas and Velocity. Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas are but to sign up a win. Having gone down through a narrow margin to the Trailblazers of their starting recreation, their NRR is better than that of the Smriti Mandhana-led group. However, they need a victory in this recreation to get via to the final. Velocity, with a advantageous NRR, may even get through in case of a loss. But the Mithali Raj-led side will decide upon going into the final with the confidence of final unbeaten.
Meanwhile, as we watch for the toss and the group details, don’t leave out reading our spotlight piece – an distinct interview with Mithali Raj – where she gives a passionate appraisal of her adventure as well as that of Indian cricket through her career, the controversies and plenty greater.