Goa falls short by 3 runs against HP: Sr Womens T20
NEWS BYTES PORVORIM Goa Cricket Association (GCA) eves lost to Himachal Pradesh Cricket association (HPCA) by 3 runs in the pre quarterfinals of the Senior Womens T 20 league organised by BCCI at C K Pithawala ground on Thursday. Goa, who had an impressive run through the group stages of the tournament, won the toss and opted to field and restricted Himachal Pradesh to 167 for 2 in the allotted 20 overs. Needing 168 to win , Goa managed 164 for 7 . Metali Gawander and Rupali Chavan claimed the HP wickets. Captain Shikha Pandey carried the onus of the onslaught on her shoulders and top scored with her 77 from 50 balls. Tejashwini Duragad was the second highest scorer with her 40 from 31 balls. Opener Purvaja Verlekar made 16 from 13 balls and Vinavi Gurav remained not out on 13 from 9 balls.