After the brilliant bowling from left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht (3 wickets for 22 runs), South Africa’s Sunne Luce scored an unbeaten 37 from 21 balls to help defending champions Supernovas to win by 5 wickets against the velocity in the first match of the Women’s T20 Cricket Challenge.
Batting first, Supernovas could only score 126 for 6 wickets. In response, Velocity scored 129 runs for 5 wickets with one ball remaining. Luce played an unbeaten 37-run knock in 21 balls with the help of 4 fours and a six.
Earlier, Velocity had a poor start and their three batsmen were dismissed for 38 runs in the 9th over. Shefali Verma returned with 17 and captain Mithali Raj scored 7. After this, Veda Krishnamurthy and Sushma Verma handled the innings.
Veda scored 29 from 28 balls and Sushma scored 33 from 34 balls. After Veda was dismissed in the 13th over, Luce added 51 runs for the 5th wicket with Sushma.