In a thrilling encounter between Västerås CC and eight players from Stockholm CC, it was Västerås CC who emerged victorious by a massive margin of 175 runs. The match took place at the Rocksta Cricket Ground, where Västerås CC won the toss and elected to bat first.
The highlight of Västerås CCs innings came from the bat of Anya Vaidya. She played a brilliant knock, scoring an impressive 41 runs off just 23 balls. Her innings included 7 fours and 1 six. However, the rest of the batting order struggled to make a significant impact, and Västerås CC managed to post a total of 190 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
During Stockholm CCs chase, the batting lineup faced a formidable challenge against Västerås CCs disciplined bowling attack. The opening pair of Helena Delmotte and Neha Porob failed to provide a solid start as both of them were dismissed early. Delmotte was caught behind by Shreya Hariharan without scoring a run, while Porob fell victim to Anitha Shanmugasundaram after scoring only 1 run.
Sana Firdaus showed some resistance with a solitary run, but she too couldnt withstand the bowling attack and was bowled by Anitha Shanmugasundaram. The middle order collapsed quickly, with Haripriya Surendran Nair, Prisha Tirumala, and Spoorth Krishnarajanagara Sridhara all getting dismissed without troubling the scorers.
Stockholm CC struggled to build partnerships and lost wickets at regular intervals. The bowlers from Västerås CC maintained a tight grip on the game and applied constant pressure. Anitha Shanmugasundaram and Bhavishya Chembeti wreaked havoc with their accurate bowling, picking up crucial wickets and restricting Stockholm CC to a mere 15 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their 6 overs.
In the end, Västerås CC emerged as the dominant side, registering a convincing victory by 175 runs. The player of the match was awarded to Anya Vaidya for her exceptional batting performance, which played a crucial role in Västerås CC triumph.
Overall, it was a dominant display by Västerås CC, showcasing their batting prowess and bowling skills, while Stockholm CC struggled to gain momentum and fell short in their chase.
Now it is time to analyse what happened and regroup for the next match.
Paper Score Card (cricket.se)