Priyanka haul takes Odisha into final

Cuttack, Jan 25, 2018 (Team OCA): 

A five-wicket haul by Priyanka Priyadarshini enabled Odisha outplay host Karnataka by eight wickets in their Plate semifinal match of the Senior Women's T20 League at Alur Cricket Stadium in Alur today. Odisha will meet Kerala in the final on January 27.

Opting to bat, Karnataka were bowled out for 85. Priyanka ran through the Karnataka innings like a knife in the butter, taking two wickets in her third over and three in the fourth. Odisha overhauled the target in 19 overs, losing two wickets in the process. Pragyan Paramita Mohanty (31 not out) and Sarita Meher (23 not out) capped the win with a 59-run unfinished partnership for the third wicket.

SCORECARD
KARNATAKA: Vanitha VR (run out) Madhuri 0, G Divya b Rasanara 32, K Prathyoosha c Kadambini b Madhusmita 9, Rakshitha K (run out) Sushree 13, Sanjana Batni lbw Priyanka 11, C Prathyusha st Kadambini b Rajashree 15, Simren Henry b Priyanka 0, Monica C Patel ct&b Priyanka 2, Rameshwari st Kadambini b Priyanka 0, Sahana S Pawar b Priyanka 0, Chandu V (not out) 0; Extras (w-2, lb-1) 3
Total (All out; 18.1 overs) 85
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Vanitha, 0.5 ov), 2-36 (Divya, 6.3), 3-52 (Prathyoosha, 9.5), 4-62 (Rakshitha, 11.5), 5-81 (Sanjana, 15.2), 6-81 (Simren, 15.3), 7-85 (Monica, 17.1), 8-85 (Rameshwari, 17.5), 9-85 (Sahana, 17.6), 10-85 (Prathyusha, 18.1)
Bowling: Sujata Mallik 3-0-17-0, Priyanka Priyadarshini Sahu 4-0-12-5, Reemalaxmi Ekka 1-0-9-0, Rasanara Parwin 2-0-8-1, Madhusmita Behera 4-0-15-1, Sushree Dibyadarshini Pradhan 3-0-19-0, Rajashree Swain 1.1-0-4-1.


ODISHA: Madhuri Meheta lbw Sahana 14, Madhusmita Behera (run out) Chandu 14, Sarita Meher (not out) 23, Pragyan P Mohanty (not out) 31; Extras (w-6, lb-1) 7
Total (2 wickets; 19 overs) 89
Did not bat: Rajashree Swain, Reemalaxmi Ekka, Sushree Dibyadarshini, Kadambini Mohakud, Priyanka Priyadarshini Sahu, Rasanara Parwin, Sujata Mallik
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Madhuri, 9.1 ov), 2-30 (Madhusmita, 9.3)
Bowling: Monica Patel 3-0-10-0, Rameshwari 4-0-26-0, Chandu V 4-0-20-0, Sahana Pawar 4-0-12-1, C Prathyusha 3-0-14-0, G Divya 1-0-6-0.

PHOTOS TOP: Priyanka Priyadarshini after her five-wicket haul against Karnataka in Alur on January 25, 2016.
BELOW: Members of Odisha team after their semifinal win in Alur on January 25, 2016.