The Smriti Mandhana team won the Women’s T20 Challenge title

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The Women’s IPL tournament, hosted by the UAE, ended on Monday night under the name Women’s T20 Challenge. Smriti Mandhana captained the Trail Blazers in Sharjah and Harmanpreet Kaur captained the Supernovas in the final. The Trial Blazers, who showed fighting spirit till the end, won by 16 runs and kissed the title for the first time. With that, the Super Novas team, which has already won the tournament twice in a row, has a hat-trick dream shattered. The Velocity team, captained by Mithali Raj, exited the league stage of the tournament.

Supernovas captain Harman Preet Kaur, who won the toss in the final match, invited the Trial Blazer team to bat. With that .. Smriti Mandhana (5×4, 3×6 off 68:49 balls) who started the trial blazer innings with Dotin (1×4 off 20:32 balls) impressed with a half century. Mandhana shared 71 runs for the first wicket. The team scored 101 runs. Richa Ghosh (10), Deepti Sharma (9), Dale (4), Shopi (1), Goswami (0) and Chantam (0) were the lowest scorers as the Blazers were able to score 118 for eight. Among the supernovas bowlers, Radha Yadav took five wickets while Poonam Yadav and Siriwardene took one wicket each.

The Super Novas suffered a tough early setback in the 119-run innings. Super form opener Chamari Atapattu (6) was out in the second over. Another opener Jemima (13) was also disappointed. Captain Harman à°¹Preet Kaur (2×4 off 30:36 balls) played fairly consistently at this stage. Tania Bhatia (14), Siriwardene (19), Anju Patil (8) and Pooja Yadav (0) emerged. With that .. the pressure on Harmanpreet increased and he got out at the end. In total, the team was limited to 102/7 in 20 overs. Among the Trial Blazers bowlers, Salma took three wickets while Deepti Sharma took two and Shopee one.

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