Women’s Challenger Trophy: India Red beats India Blue

Helped by Deepti Sharma’s all-round effort, India Red defeated India Blue by seven runs (VJD Method) in a rain-interrupted contest at the Alur ground.

File Photo: Deepti Sharma scored an unbeaten 45 and claimed two wickets for India Red.   -  Getty Images

Deepti Sharma's all-round effort (two for 15 and 45 n.o.) secured India Red a win over India Blue in a rain-curtailed Women's Senior Challenger Trophy match at the Alur ground near here on Tuesday.

Chasing 101, India Red had reached 79 for three in 16.3 overs when rain interrupted the match. With no further play possible, India Red was declared the winner as it was ahead by seven runs on VJD Method. For India Blue, Mithali Raj top-scored with 51.

The scores
  • India Blue 100 for eight in 20 overs (Mithali Raj 51, T.P. Kanwer two for 16, Deepti Sharma two for 15) lost to India Red 79 for three in 16.3 overs (Deepti Sharma 45 n.o.) on VJD Method.

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