N Niranjana (88 not out) smashed an unbeaten half-century to propel Red Rangers to a 48-run victory over Blue Avengers in the Freyer Trophy – TNCA Women’s T20 League match at the Gandhi Nagar Cricket & Sports Club Ground here on Thursday.
Brief scores: Silver Strikers 112 for 5 in 20 overs (Arshi Choudhary 45) lost to White Warriors 113 for 4 in 19.4 overs (S Pavithra 45, S Meenakshi 49*); Red Rangers 137 for 3 in 20 overs (Akshara Srinivasan 34, N Niranjana 88*) beat Blue Avengers 89 for 3 in 20 overs (J Maanasasri 41*); Yellow Challengers 89 for 9 in 20 overs (S Swarna 3/5) lost to Green Invaders 90 for 2 in 18.4 overs (MD Thirush Kamini 47*).
Neelesh leads fightback
B Neelesh (5/54) bagged a five-wicket haul as Combined Districts made a good comeback, dismissing City for 386 in the TNCA Under-14 three-day duel in Salem. City was coasting at 273 for two at stumps on the opening day. But it crumbled on Thursday, adding only 113 runs for eight wickets. Neelesh was the star, scalping five for 54 runs. In reply to City’s first innings score of 386, Combined Districts was 106 for three.
Brief scores: City 386 (1st innings) in 148.5 overs (Vrishank Karthik 119, SR Thirunarayanan 60, V Shrijith 86, R Pravin 31, B Neelesh 5/54); Combined Districts (1st innings) 106 for 3 in 37.3 overs (S Shrenik 56*).