Deandra Dottin’s all-round heroics helped Supernovas clinch the Ladies’s T20 Problem title with a four-run win over Velocity in a lopsided summit conflict on Saturday.
Dotting all-round present fires Supernovas to Ladies’s T20 Problem title (AFP Picture)
- Supernovas beat Velocity by 4 runs within the Ladies’s T20 Problem closing
- Harmanpreet Kaur-led facet gained their third title in 4 seasons
- Laura Wolvaardt’s waged a lone battle with a category 65-run unbeaten knock
West Indian opener Deandra Dottin got here up with a improbable all-round efficiency to assist Supernovas beat Velocity by 4 runs within the Ladies’s T20 Problem closing because the Harmanpreet Kaur-led facet gained their third title in 4 seasons.
Laura Wolvaardt’s waged a lone battle with a category 65-run unbeaten knock however Sophie Ecclestone held her nerves to defend 17 runs within the closing over.
The 30-year-old Dottin was dropped on 13 by Sneh Rana off Deepti Sharma within the fourth over, and she or he made Velocity p1ay for that pricey mistake by making 62 off 44 balls, which was studded with one 4 and 4 sixes.
The skilled campaigner scored 73 runs for the opening wicket with Priya Punia (28) and added 58 for the second wicket with in-form captain Harmanpreet Kaur (43 off 29 balls).
For Velocity, captain Deepti Sharma, Kate Cross and Simran Bahadur took two wickets apiece, whereas Ayabonga Khaka obtained one. The Supernovas might solely rating 34 runs within the final 5 overs whereas dropping 5 wickets.
Dottin and Punia gave the Supernovas a flying begin after being put in to bat, scoring at a brisk tempo and reaching 46 for no loss within the powerplay.
Punia hit a six off Cross within the third over however her accomplice Dottin did even higher, smashing consecutive maximums within the sixth over bowled by Rana. Punia was going robust when she obtained out within the tenth overs bowled by Simran Bahadur, after smashing a six.
Captain Kaur, the event’s highest scorer, got here out and straightaway started amassing the runs, hitting a six off Rana within the twelfth over and following it up with two maximums within the 14th over bowled by Yadav. Within the subsequent over, Velocity captain Deepti struck as she bowled Dottin.
The Supernovas suffered a batting collapse within the demise overs as they misplaced 4 wickets for the addition of simply 11 runs.
Pooja Vastrakar (5) was cleaned up by Ayabonga Khaka within the seventeenth over earlier than Cross claimed two wickets — that of Kaur and Sophie Ecclestone (2) — within the area of three balls within the subsequent over.