Velocity lose in the final despite Jahanara’s superb performance

Fast bowler Jahanara Alam was outstanding with the ball against Supernovas. However, her side Velocity lost in the final of the Women’s T20 challenge.

In the Women’s T20 challenge final on Saturday, Velocity battled against the Supernovas in a thrilling battle at Jaipur. After winning the toss, Supernovas opted to bowl first.

Velocity was in all sorts of trouble after losing 3 wickets for less than 20 runs on the board and the trouble kept building and they were in spots of bother with 37 for 5 down.

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Then Verma and Kerr built a solid partnership to take Velocity to a fighting total of 121 runs with the loss of 6 wickets. Verma scored an unbeaten 40* while Kerr scored 36. Jahanara couldn’t get an opportunity to bat,

However, she showed her magic with the ball and made a big mark in the game. Bowling 4 overs, she picked up 2 wickets and conceded only 21 runs with an economy of 5.25. She picked up the wickets of Sciver and Devine courtesy of some terrific delivery. She picked both the wickets by knocking down the stumps.

But it still wasn’t enough as Supernovas skipper Harmanpreet Kaur led her side from the front and scored a terrific 51 off just 37 balls to clinch the Women’s T20 challenge title.

Brief score:

Velocity – 121/6 (20 ov) | Verma 40*, Kerr 36 | Tahuhu 2/21
Supernovas – 125/6 (20 ov) | H Kaur 51, Punia 29 | Jahanara 2/21

Watch Jahanara’s first wicket here-

Watch Jahanara’s second wicket here-

Result: Supernovas won by 4 wickets

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