Trailblazers vs Supernovas T20 Challenge: After a blazing start by Supernovas, Trailblazers bowlers made a comeback as the former posted a total of 164 after winning the toss & opting to bat first in the first match of Women's T20 Challenge 2022.
Supernovas' openers - Deandra Dottin & Priya Punia, etched a partnership of 50 runs in 30 deliveries for the first wicket. Dottin was dismissed on the last delivery of the 4th over due to a run out at a team total of 50. Dottin had to walk back inside the powerplay after smacking 32 runs in 17 deliveries including 5 fours & a six at a strike rate of 188.24.
Harleen Deol came out to bat next and Supernovas lost their other opener - Priya Punia (22) in the 8th over. Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur came out to bat next and added 37 runs in 25 deliveries for the 3rd wicket. Harleen was dismissed in the 12th over by Salma Khatun.
Supernovas lost wickets in succession in the 15th and 16th over in the form of Sune Luus (10) and Alana King (5) by Gayakwad & Salma Khatun respectively. Pooja Vastrakar was dismissed next in the 19th over after scoring 14 runs in 12 deliveries. Skipper Harmanrpeet Kaur scored 37 runs in 29 deliveries with 4 fours before getting dismissed via a run out in the 19th over, but helping Supernovas to the highest total ever in Women's T20 Challenge - 163.
For Trailblazers, Hayley Matthew picked up 3 wickets while Salma Khatun registered 2 wickets. Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Poonam Yadav picked up 1 wicket each.
Earlier, Supernovas captain Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss & opted to bat first against Trailblazers in the 1st match of Women's T20 Challenge 2022. This match is being played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune.