Openers win it for Bengal
1st November 2021
Bengal rode on openers Vanita R and Dhara Gujjar's 120-run partnership to beat Andhra by 7 wickets and continue winning momentum in Womens Senior One Day Trophy Elite group C match at Bangalore today.
Put to bat first Andhra amassed 164/8 in their quota of overs as Bengal bowlers put up a dominating performance.
Opener C Jhansi Laxmi hit 67 for Andhra while wickets kept falling at the other end. Bengal bowlers Rumeli Dhar and Mita Paul picked up 2 wickets apiece.
While chasing Bengal openers made opponent bowlers' life miserable, Vanita went on to score 61 off 62 balls and Dhara made 49.
After the match-winning opening stand Mita Paul added 17 while skipper Rumeli Dhar stayed unbeaten on 9 with P Bala (5*) to ensure Bengal take 4 points home with 15 overs left to play.
CAB MEDIA DESK