Madhesh Province Women bagged their first win in the Lalitpur Mayor Women’s T20 tournament on Monday. Madhesh registered a thrilling one-wicket win over Lalitpur Mayor’s XI.
Opting to bat first, Mayor’s XI posted 96/5 in the 20 overs. Sony Pakhrin was the top scorer with 34 runs, while Laxmi Chaudhary and Shristi Jaisi contributed 23 and 15 runs respectively. For Madhesh, Saraswati Kumari picked up a couple of wickets.
In response, Madhesh chased a target in 19.2 overs, losing nine wickets. Saraswati Kumari was the star with the bat too as she scored an unbeaten 32 runs to take her team home. Kritika Marasaini and Sony Pakhrin’s two wickets each were not enough for Mayor’s XI to bag the first win.
Saraswati Kumari was adjudged as player of the match for her brilliant all-round performance.
Madhesh were beaten by APF and Sudurpachim in the previous match while Mayor’s XI are on the losing side in all three matches. Despite a win, Madhesh’s chance of booking a final spot is very less due to their poor NRR.