Railways, probably the most dominant power in ladies’s cricket in India, as soon as once more showcased their prowess profitable the 2021 version of the Senior Ladies’s One Day Trophy. They defeated Jharkhand Ladies, a first-time finalist within the match’s 14-year-old historical past by seven wickets.
Sneh Rana shone with the ball for the Mithali Raj led aspect on the Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium, Rajkot. Punam Raut and Sabbhineni Meghana had been the heroes with the bat. Raj, the skipper of the aspect neither bowled nor batted in your entire recreation.
Chasing a modest goal of 168 to win, Railways misplaced wicketkeeper batswoman Nuzhat Parween fairly early within the type of a runout. However after that Raut and Meghna added 107 runs for the third wicket to interrupt the again of the Jharkhand defence. Raut did get out, however not earlier than finishing her consecutive half-century (59) within the match.
Meghna too was stumped off the bowling of Ravinder Devyani off 53, but it surely was too late for the ladies from the land of mines to stage a dynamic comeback. Sneh and Mona Meshram accomplished the proceedings to take Railway residence by seven wickets in simply 37 overs.
Earlier within the day, Jharkhand skipper Niharika mani received the toss and determined to bat first. Other than Mani herself (39*), solely Indrani Roy (49) and Durga Murmu (31) confirmed any kind of resistance in opposition to the dominating Railways bowling. The crew ultimately acquired all out on the final ball of the innings for 167.