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Women's T20 Challenge, VEL vs TRA Match at Sharjah Highlights: As It Happened

Women's T20 Challenge Velocity vs Trailblazers, Latest Updates Women's T20 Challenge Live Score: IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 49-1: Deandra Dottin stared off the 8th over with a boundary, then handed the baton to 17-year-old Richa Ghosh and she finished off the match with a cracking six off Ekta Bisht. Trailblazers beat Velocity by 9 wickets, and with more than 12 overs to go.

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17:23 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 49-1: Deandra Dottin stared off the 8th over with a boundary, then handed the baton to 17-year-old Richa Ghosh and she finished off the match with a cracking six off Ekta Bisht. Trailblazers beat Velocity by 9 wickets, and with more than 12 overs to go.

17:19 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 37-1: 17-year-old Richa Ghosh has also joined the party, this girl has a reputation of being a hard-hitting batter and she is showing glimpses of that.

17:15 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 28-1: That's the end of the powerplay, Trailblazers are just 20 runs away from their target of 48. Dottin has been the aggressor, she has already scored 20 runs from 24 deliveries.

17:13 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 21-1: Deandra Dottin has continued with her attacking intent, she hit the first boundary of Trailblazers' innings off Shikha Pandey's over. Meanwhile, Richa Ghosh has come in the middle after Smriti Mandhana was sent packing. 

17:08 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 12-1: Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana decided to go over the mid-on fielder but find the safe hands of Jahanara Alam, Leigh Kasperek with the wicket. She departs for 6

17:04 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 10-0: Deandra Dottin and Smriti Mandhana have both started off well. They are connecting the ball decently but are mostly hitting towards fielders. Trailblazers need 38 runs in 17 overs.

17:01 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 7-0: Deandra Dottin and Smriti Mandhan have both started off well. They are connecting the ball decently but are mostly hitting towards fielders.

16:57 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 4-0: Deandra Dottin has already shown glimpses of her intentions. she is out to finish the match early as possible.

16:52 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers innings is about to start, Captain Smriti Mandhana has come out to bat with Deandra Dottin. They need 48 runs in 20 overs, it shouldn't be a problem for them. 

16:45 (IST)

Sophie Ecclestone - We had a long time training and it paid dividends. Interesting time during the lockdown. It's great to have some cricket, we were looking forward to it. I was just trying to keep it simple and straight. Hopefully, we will finish this chase off in eight overs

16:37 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 47-10: And Velocity are all out for just 47. Ecclestone bags her fourth wicket and Jahanara is out LBW. What a wonderful effort by the Trailblazers.

16:31 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 45-9: And the ninth wicket goes down here. Deepti tosses the ball up and Ekta Bisht hits the ball straight into the hands of the bowler. The nightmarish day continues for them.

16:25 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 41-8: Another one bites the dust. Shikha Pandey was looking good but is unfortunately run out for 10. Velocity are eight down now. 

16:21 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 34-7: A welcome boundary for Kasperek and Velocity nearly after seven overs. They need to set small targets here and aim for 50 first. Then Shikha Pandey ends the over with a four. A surprise to not see a wicket go in the over.

16:14 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 27-7: Sushree Dibyadarshini comes, and goes straightaway. She is out on the very first delivery by Gayakwad. This is poor batting by the Velocity team.

16:09 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 27-6: Sune Luus, who played so well in yesterday's match has been removed early by Rajeshwari Gayakwad. Luus gives a simple return catch to the bowler. She is out for 4.

16:07 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 27-5: Deepti Sharma comes into the attack, and Velocity need a partnership here. They must aim to get at least to 100. A good over to start for Deepti.

15:59 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 21-5: Why is everyone trying to cut Ecclestone. Sushma Verma takes her chance, and she has her middle stump removed. This is excellent bowling by Ecclestone.

15:55 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 19-4: It is turning out to be a disastrous day for Velocity. Jhulan has picked up her second wicket here, as the opposition loses four. This time Wyatt is caught out at mid off for three.

15:51 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 19-3: Okay, it is two in two for Ecclestone. Veda Krinamurthy has to go for a duck here. Veda tries to cut, but the ball hits the middle stump. 

15:48 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 19-2: This is tragedy for Velocity as Mithali is LBW by Ecclestone. Great bowling by the spinner. What is happening here. Mithali is out for 1.

15:42 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 17-1: And Jhulan has removed Shafali. She was trying to cut the pacer, but has her off stump removed. Excellent bowling by the veteran. Shafali is out for 13.

15:39 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 16-0: Sophie Ecclestone into the attack here. She is the best T20I bowler in the world. Shafali ends the over with a big six. This is good batting by the youngster. 

15:35 (IST)

IPL 2020 live score Velocity 8-0: Jhulan Goswami starts the over. Fourth ball of the over and Verma is away. She hits Goswami for a four through point. And it's a no ball as well. But just one run comes from the free hit. 

15:28 (IST)

Shafali Verma and Danii Wyatt make their way to the middle. Both the batsmen are explosive in their approach, and if they get going, expect a big total today. 

15:22 (IST)

MITHALI RAJ - We will bat. It's a good wicket, we're confident with our batting, a score around 140-150 should be good. It's important to have runs on the board, the wicket could get slower and lower in the second innings. One change for us

15:18 (IST)

SMRITI MANDHANA - Happy to get out after quarantine. It's been difficult for all of us for the last seven months, coming back - we are looking forward to play a match. We have a pretty balanced side, hopefully, we will do better today.

15:11 (IST)

Trailblazers (Playing XI): Smriti Mandhana(c), Deandra Dottin, Richa Ghosh(w), Harleen Deol, Deepti Sharma, Dayalan Hemalatha, Nattakan Chantam, Salma Khatun, Sophie Ecclestone, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami


Velocity (Playing XI): Shafali Verma, Danielle Wyatt, Mithali Raj(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Sushma Verma(w), Sune Luus, Shikha Pandey, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Ekta Bisht, Leigh Kasperek, Jahanara Alam

15:04 (IST)

Women's T20 Challenge 2020 live score: News from the middle is that Velocity have won the toss and will therefore bat first against Trailblazers. 

14:56 (IST)

Twenty-seven runs later, Veda too, departed, leaving her side at 65/4 in 13 overs. Sushma and Luus then took control of the proceedings and took their side past the three-digit mark in 16.4 overs. It seemed the pair would then steer their side home quite comfortably but Poonam Yadav (1/27) bought a twist in the game, sending back a well-settled Sushma in the 19th over with Velocity still 10 runs short of the target. A couple of boundaries in the final over by Luus ensured Velocity crossed the line with a ball and five wickets to spare.

Women's T20 Challenge, VEL vs TRA Match at Sharjah Highlights: As It Happened

Women’s T20 Challenge Velocity vs Trailblazers, Latest Updates Women’s T20 Challenge Live Score: IPL 2020 live score Trailblazers 49-1: Deandra Dottin stared off the 8th over with a boundary, then handed the baton to 17-year-old Richa Ghosh and she finished off the match with a cracking six off Ekta Bisht. Trailblazers beat Velocity by 9 wickets, and with more than 12 overs to go.

REPORT: Sune Luus’s unbeaten 37 and Sushma Verma’s 34 handed Velocity a five-wicket win over Supernovas in the first match of the Women’s T20 Challenge at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. Sushma and Luus were involved in a crucial 51-run stand. After asking Supernovas to bat, Velocity restricted them to 126/8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs and later finished at 129/5 wickets in 19.5 overs to come out victorious.

Chasing the target, Velocity lost Danielle Wyatt (0) early in the innings as Ayabonga Khaka (2/27) drew the first blood. Khaka struck again in the third over, accounting for the wicket of Shafali Verma (17). Skipper Mithali Raj (7) and Veda Krishnamurthy (29) tried to repair the damage with a brief 21-run stand before Shashikala Siriwardene (1/30) packed back the former in the ninth over. Twenty-seven runs later, Veda too, departed, leaving her side at 65/4 in 13 overs. Sushma and Luus then took control of the proceedings and took their side past the three-digit mark in 16.4 overs.

It seemed the pair would then steer their side home quite comfortably but Poonam Yadav (1/27) bought a twist in the game, sending back a well-settled Sushma in the 19th over with Velocity still 10 runs short of the target. A couple of boundaries in the final over by Luus ensured Velocity crossed the line with a ball and five wickets to spare. Earlier, Velocity restricted Supernovas at 126/8 in the allotted 20 overs. Put into bat, Supernovas rode opener Chamari Athapaththu and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur’s valiant 44 and 31 runs to post a fighting total on board. Apart from the duo, Shashikala Siriwardene and Priya Punia contributed with 18 and 11 runs. Veteran spinner Ekta Bisht starred for Velocity after returning with figures of 3/22 while Bangladesh pacer Jahanara Alam and New Zealand’s Leigh Kasparek scalped two wickets each.

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