In the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy, Railways played eight matches in the tournament and won all. In one of these matches, even the rival team failed to beat the railway and even gave it away.
The Railway Women’s Cricket Team won the 12th National Women’s Cricket Trophy.
The Indian Railways, led by Mithali Raj, defeated Jharkhand by seven wickets in the final of the Women’s Senior One Day Trophy to clinch the title for the 12th time on Sunday. In the 14 seasons of this tournament, the Railway Women Team has participated 12 times and they have become champions each time. In this match too, the dominance of Railways can be gauged from the fact that he achieved the target of 168 runs for victory without losing Mithali Raj’s batting three wickets in 37 overs. Poonam Raut, a regular member of the Indian team, scored a 94-ball 59-run innings, while Sneh Rana scored an unbeaten 34 off 22 balls to reach the team easily.
Sneh Rana became the most successful bowler of the Railways with a quick innings. The off-spinner took three wickets for 34 runs. Jharkhand won the toss and decided to bat first. Six of his batsmen could not even reach the double figures, in which three batsmen also failed to open the account. For Jharkhand, Indrani Roy contributed the highest 49 while captain Mani Niharika contributed 39 not out and Durga Murmu contributed 31 runs. Jharkhand, who had lost the first three wickets for 30 runs, lost the last five wickets within 37 runs. Apart from affection for Railways, Ekta Bisht and Meghna Singh took two wickets each while Poonam Yadav and Swagatika Rath took one wicket each.
That Winning Feeling 👏👏
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) April 4, 2021
Railway team remained unbeatable throughout the tournament
While chasing the target, openers S Meghna (53) and Poonam Raut put on a strong foundation by sharing 107 runs for the second wicket. After this, Sneh ensured the team’s victory by sharing an unbroken 45-run partnership with Mona Meshram (19 not out) in less than seven overs. Sneh hit five fours and a six in his innings. Railways played eight matches in the tournament and won all. In one of these eight matches, even the opposing team failed to give away the competition to defeat the Railways.
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