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Supernovas clinch Women's T20 Challenge title after beating Velocity

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Supernovas defeated by four wickets in the final of at here on Saturday.

Chasing a decent total of 122 runs, Supernovas faced an early blow as AC Jayangani (2) was run out in the second over. Jemimah Rodrigues then joined the on-field batter

Both struck regular boundaries and kept the scoreboard running. Rodrigues (22) and Punia (29) both got out in quick succession.

Harmanpreet Kaur and then came out to bat but their partnership also did not last long as Sciver (2) too got out in the 12th over.

then came out on the field but she too went back to the pavilion after scoring just three runs.

then gave company to the However, it was the who came out strikingly and smashed regular boundaries and sixes with the help of which she scored her half-century off just 34 balls. But Kaur gave an easy catch in the last over which ended her 51-run inning.

Supernovas still required seven runs off four balls and Kaur's dismissal brought out on the field. Both the players took their side over the line and registered a four-wicket victory.

Earlier, had a very penurious start as sent (0) back to the pavilion in the first of the inning. then joined Shafali Verma out on the field. However, Wyatt (0) too was sent back by Anuja Patil in the second over.

Continuing the trend, gave away their third wicket in the third over, this time it was Shafali Verma (11). and Veda then took the field and played steadily.

Regardless of the pressure, Raj and struck regular boundaries and provided their side a bit of momentum. Both formed a 23-run partnership before got hold of (8). In the next over Raj (12) too got out and continued to bowl a maiden-wicket over.

and then took control of the inning and played cautiously avoiding any risky shot. However, both managed to strike regular boundaries and formed an impeccable 71-run partnership before Poonam Yadav took the wicket of Kerr (36).

Shikha Pandey then gave company to and both put up a total of 121 runs on the board. scored unbeaten 40 runs and her 71-run partnership was the reason why Velocity was able to post a respectable target of 122 runs for Supernovas.

Brief scores: Supernovas (Harmanpreet Kaur 51, 29, Jahanara Alam 2-21) defeated Velocity (Sushma Verma 40*, 36, 2-21) by four wickets.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 23:10 IST
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