Dhara stands tall with 140 on day one in all home ladies’s red-ball cricket’s return

Dhara Gujjar scored an impressive 140 to assist East Zone put up a robust 385 for 8 in opposition to North East Zone as ladies’s red-ball cricket returned in India’s home calendar after six years in Pune on March 28.

East Zone skipper Deepti Sharma opted to bat within the three-day Senior Ladies Inter-Zonal Multi-Day Trophy and put up a 97-run opening stand with wicketkeeper-batter Uma Chetry.

Uma, nevertheless, received out three runs shy of her fifty with Yasin Sariba (2/100) offering the breakthrough within the twentieth over.

Within the subsequent over, Deepti too adopted swimsuit falling to Debasmita Dutta, who was the decide of North East Zone bowling unit, claiming 5/76 from her 32 overs.

East Zone No 3 Monika Das (14) additionally departed cheaply as they misplaced three wickets in 22 runs earlier than Dhara consolidated the innings wih her knock of 140 that got here off 216 balls.

She had 22 hits to the fence earlier than being cleaned up by Debasmita on the fag finish of the day. She stood in two essential partnerships with Rizu Saha and Durga Murmu, which fetched 109 and 99 runs respectively.

West Zone dominate vs Central with spin duo’s brilliance

On the DY Patil Academy in Ambi, West Zone spin duo of Anuja Patil (5/75) and Radha Yadav (3/55) shared eight wickets between them as Central Zone had been bowled out for 245 in 87.3 overs.

In reply, West Zone had been 26 for no loss in 10 overs, trailing Central Zone by 219 runs.

Punam Raut top-scored for Central Zone with a resolute 209-ball 84 after her opening accomplice Nuzhat Parweet (9) departed inside seven overs.

Offspinner Patil and left-arm orthodox spinner Radha saved chipping away at wickets however Punam held on to take them previous 200.

Skipper Sneh Rana (42) additionally contributed however couldn’t covert her begin and was dismissed by Anuja. New ball bowler Sayali Satghare claimed 2/24.

Transient Scores

At Pune Cricket Membership Floor: East Zone 385/8; 100 overs (Dhara Gujjar 140, Deepti Sharma 49, Uma Chetry 47, Durga Murmu 49, Rizu Saha 35 Titas Sadhu 23 batting; Debasmita Dutta 5/76, Yarin Sariba 2/100) vs North East Zone.

At DY Patil Academy, Ambi: Central Zone 245; 87.3 overs (Punam Raut 84, Sneh Rana 42; Anuja Patil 5/75, Radha Yadav 3/55). West Zone 26 for no loss; 10 overs.

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