Odisha U-19 women lose to Assam

Cuttack, Nov 08, 2017 (Team OCA): 

Half-century each by captain Sangita Khadia and Kajal Jena proved in vain as Odisha lost to Assam by five wickets in their East Zone U-19 Women's One-day league match at JSCA Oval Ground in Ranchi today. This was the second defeat in three matches for Odisha, who would play their fourth and last league match against Bengal at JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi on November 10.

Electing to bat, Odisha made 165 for four in 50 overs. Opener Jena made 50, while Khadia remained unbeaten on 54. However, Assam overhauled the target in 41.2 overs, losing five wickets in the process. GM Alakananda was most successful Odisha bowler, taking three wickets for 41 runs.

SCOREBOARD:

ODISHA: Rasmita Chinhara b Borpatragohain 1, Kajal Jena c R Dey b K Saikia 50, Sangeeta Khadia (not out) 54, Taranna Pradhan c Payeng b R Dey 2, Indrani Chhatria (run out) Payent 17, Poonam Nayak (not out) 23; Extras (b-1, lb-4, w-13) 18
Total (4 wickets; 50 overs) 165
Did not bat: Kalpana Nayak, Subhra Nirjharini Swain, Suchitra Roy, Barasarani Singh, GM Alakananda
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Chinhara, 7.6 ov), 2-77 (Jena, 32.2), 3-83 (Pradhan, 35.2), 4-126 (Chhatria, 44.3)
Bowling: Nibedita Baruah 9-4-16-0, Bedashree Borpatragohain 10-4-17-1, Ruhina Pegu 8-0-28-0, Rashmi Dey 10-0-37-1, Kakoli Saikia 8-0-33-1, Hemalata Payeng 5-0-29-0.

ASSAM: Gayatri Gurung lbw Alakananda 39, Priyanka Boruah c Suchitra Roy b Barasarani Singh 20, Ruhina Pegu Alakananda b Chhatria 38, Jyotika Rai b Alakananda 2, Rashmi Dey c&b Alakananda 7, Uma Chetry (not out) 35, Anamika Bori (not out) 4; Extras (b-3, lb-1, w-12) 21
Total (5 wickets; 41.2 overs) 166
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (P Boruah, 13.2 ov), 2-84 (Gurung, 21.3), 3-86 (Rai, 21.6), 4-99 (R Dey, 25.4), 5-139 (Pegu, 34.2)
Bowling: Subhra Nirjharini Swain 10-4-23-0, Barasarani Singh 4.2-0-28-1, Sangeeta Khadia 4-1-11-0, Kalpana Nayak 9-0-33-0, GM Alakananda 7-0-41-3, Indrani Chhatria 6-0-13-1, Taranna Pradhan 1-0-8-0.