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Women’s T20 Challenge: Cricket fraternity hails ‘fearless’ and ‘dominating’ Harmanpreet Kaur as Supernovas win title

Harmanpreet Kaur struck a sensational half-century, helping her side clinch the Women's T20 Challenge title with a four-wicket win over Velocity in a dramatic summit clash on Saturday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: May 12, 2019 1:00:38 am
Harmanpreet Kaur thanks fans after Supernova win the title. (Source: IPL)

Supernovas skipper Harmanpreet Kaur struck a sensational half-century in a dramatic summit clash, helping her side clinch the Women’s T20 Challenge title with a four-wicket win over Velocity on Saturday.

Coming out to bat in the 11th over with the score reading 53 for 2, the India T20 captain struck a quickfire 51 off 37 balls which was lashed with four boundaries and three sixes. Kaur (51) produced a late onslaught on the Velocity bowlers as Supernovas chased a small target of 121. The Supernovas overhauled the target off the last delivery of the run chase, reaching 125 for 6 from 20 overs.

Here is how the cricket community reacted:

Brief Scores:

Velocity: 121 for 6 in 20 overs (Sushma Verma 40 not out, Amelia Kerr 36; Lea Tahuhu 2/21).

Supernovas: 125 for 6 in 20 overs (Harmanpreet Kaur 51; Jahanara Alam 2/21).

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