Rajasthan thrashes J&K by 119 runs

*Maroof, Bawandeep efforts go vain

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 1: In the ongoing Women’s U-23 One-Day Trophy at MIG Cricket Club, Mumbai, Rajasthan defeated Jammu and Kashmir by a large margin of 119 runs today, despite Maroof Anjum’s outstanding bowling display and Bawandeep Kaur’s strong performance with the willow.
Earlier, put into bat, Rajasthan scored a decent total of 207 runs in 47.2 overs. Diksha Saini, Dr Kanwar, Yaana Verma and Parwati scored 32, 31, 31 and 29 runs respectively, while Megha contributed 19 runs to the total.
Maroof Anjum was the pick of the bowlers for J&K, who captured 4 wickets by conceding 24 runs in 5 overs, while Arveen Riyaz took 3 wickets by giving away 37 runs in 9.2 overs. Mariya Noorain, Kajal Bhagat and skipper Ananaya Sharma claimed one wicket each.
In reply, J&K continued their batting failure and the whole team bundled out for paltry 88 runs. Bawandeep Kaur top scored with 46 runs off 83 balls, studded with 6 fours and one six, while Lalita and Arveen Riyaz contributed 10 runs each. Archana Yogi was the wrecker-in-chief who took 6 wickets by conceding 22 runs in her 9.3 overs, while ASP Maheshwari, Shanu and Yaana Verma claimed one wicket each.