Provoked Shafali Verma .. Deepti Sharma team victory over Harmanpreet Kaur team

Shafali Verma once again showed her mark batting in the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 League. Deepti Sharma captained Velocity’s 7-wicket victory over Harmanpreet Kaur’s Supernovas at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Velocity won the toss and elected to field.

Batting first, the Supernovas scored 150 for 5 in 20 overs. Top order batsmen Priya Poonia (4), Dotin (6) and Harlin Deol (7) lost their wickets soon after.

With Captain Kaur completing the half-century with 7 fours and three sixes, Bhatia came back as a runout. Tania Bhatia was run out for 36 off 32 balls with three fours while Harmanpreet Kaur was bowled by Radha Yadav for 71 off 51 balls. Sune 20 (14), Pooja 2 (2) not out. Velocity bowlers Kate Cross took two wickets while Deepti Sharma and Radha Yadav took four wickets each.

Velocity set a target of 151 for the loss of three wickets in just 18.2 overs. Opener Shafali Verma (51) and Laura Walvert (51) led the team to victory. Shefali Verma was unbeaten on 51 off 33 balls with 9 fours and a six. Laura Walvert was unbeaten on 51 off 35 balls with seven fours and a six. Chantam 1 (4), Yastika Bhatia 17 (13) were out. Captain Deepti Sharma remained unbeaten on 24 (25) to give the team the victory.