Payel shines as Blue team become
CAB Women's One Day champion
18th April 2021
CAB Blue team defeated Grey team by 5 wickets to win Women's One Day tournament today thanks to their disciplined bowling attack and Payel Vakariya's all-round brilliance.
Grey team won the toss and elected to bat first. Grey team posted 192 losing all wickets and Blue team chased that down in 41.2 overs scoring 193/5.
Earlier opener Preeti Mondal went back early without scoring any runs while Riya Das showed patience to 45 off 81 deliveries and steady the ship till Manika Mal sent her back.
Skipper Richa Ghosh continued her good form with the bat scoring 39-ball 46 but that wasn't enough for a big score as there were no big partnerships built.
Sasthi Mondal, Manika, Payel bagged 2 wickets apiece for Blue team. Shrabani Paul added useful 33 runs with the bat for Grey.
While chasing Payel and Sansthita (37) stiched a 55-run partnership to give Blue's a good start. Payel went on to smash 58 crafted with 9 boundaries to lay the foundation for the victory.
After Ritika Pal sent Payel back Blue's skipper Prativa Rana played a responsible knock of unbeaten 34 runs to ensure the win. Riya Das bagged 2 wickets for the Grey team.
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