Women's T20 Challenge 2020 Highlights: Velocity beats Supernovas by 5 wickets in last-over thriller

Women's T20 Challenge 2020 Highlights: Velocity rode in sublime contributions from Sushma Verma and Sune Luss as it beat Supernovas by five wickets in the first match.

Harmanpreet Kaur's Supernovas will take on Mithali Raj's Velocity in Match 1 of the Women's T20 Challenge 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. (File Photo)   -  V. V. Krishnan

Supernovas will take on Velocity in the first match of the Women's T20 Challenge 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah

Result: Velocity beats Supernovas by five wickets. SPN 126/8 (20) | VEL 129/5 (19.5)

What a game we had and Sushma Verma and Sune Luss with a brilliant 51-run partnership ensured Velocity stays in the hunt in chase of 127. Supernovas picked wickets at regular intervals but the stand between Verma and Luss ensured Velocity progresses ahead.

Toss: Velocity wins toss and opts to bowl first against Supernovas.

End of Innings: Supernovas post 126/8 after 20 overs

SUP vs VEL Live Score Women's T20 Challenge 2020

Playing XI

Supernovas: Priya Punia, Chamari Athapaththu, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Shashikala Siriwardene, Taniya Bhatia(w), Pooja Vastrakar, Radha Yadav, Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman, Ayabonga Khaka

Velocity: Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Sune Luus, Manali Dakshini, Shikha Pandey, Ekta Bisht, Leigh Kasperek, Jahanara Alam

WATCH | Harmanpreet unsure of the Sharjah wicket's advantages

 

 

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Playoffs

DATE & DAYMATCHTIME (IST)VENUE
November 5, ThursdayMumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals7:30 PMDubai
November 6, FridaySunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore7:30 PMAbu Dhabi
November 8, SundayQualifier 2 - Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 17:30 PMAbu Dhabi
November 10, TuesdayFinal7:30 PMDubai

 

Supernovas Predicted XI

Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Chamari Athapaththu, Priya Punia, Jemimah Rodrigues, Shashikala Siriwardene, Anuja Patil, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Radha Yadav, Shakera Selman, Poonam Yadav, Ayobanga Khaka

Velocity Predicted XI

Mithali Raj (C), Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Sune Luus, Veda Krishnamurthy, Devika Vaidya, Sushma Verma (wk), Shikha Pandey, Jahanara Alam, Leigh Kasperek, Ekta Bisht

The Preview

It has been a trying eight months for India's women cricketers. They haven't had a game all this while following the coronavirus outbreak.

Women’s T20 Challenge: Back in business!

As expected, they all would be raring to go as the Women's T20 Challenge begins at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. In the opening match, Harmanpreet Kaur's Supernovas takes on Mithali Raj's Velocity.

Both the sides competed in last year's final at Jaipur in front of a crowd of 15,000. It had an exciting finish, with Supernovas winning by five wickets, off the last ball.

All you need to know:

What: Supernovas vs Velocity, 1st Match

Date – 04/11/2020 | Wednesday

Match Start Time – 7:30 PM IST

TV Channel – Star Sports

Online platform – Disney+Hotstar

The squads:

Supernovas: Harmanpreet Kaur (capt), Jemimah Rodrigues, Chamari Athapaththu (SL), Priya Punia, Anuja Patil, Radha Yadav, Taniya Bhatia (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene (SL), Poonam Yadav, Shakera Selman (WI), Arundhati Reddy, Pooja Vastrakar, Ayushi Soni, Ayabonga Khaka (SA) and Muskan Malik.

Velocity: Mithali Raj (capt), Veda Krishnamurthy, Shafali Verma, Sushma Verma (wk), Ekta Bisht, Mansi Joshi, Shikha Pandey, Devika Vaidya, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Manali Dakshini, Leigh Kasperek (NZ), Danielle Wyatt (Eng), Sune Luus (SA), Jahanara Alam (Ban) and M. Anagha.