Chandigarh, October 12
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) defeated Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) by eight wickets to claim the 4th Rama Atray Memorial Trophy here today.
Put in to bat, PCA women were bowled out for 153 runs in 44.5 overs.
Preeti was the wrecker-in-chief for HPCA claiming 6/27.
For Punjab, skipper Parveen made a dogged 56, while Neetu contributed 36 runs to the total. In reply, Himachal romped home in 38.1 overs with Chitra Singh hitting a patient 48. Shivani Singh made 47 off 26 balls.
Sunita (2/30) took both the wickets to fall in the Himachal innings. Kashish Verma of HPCA was adjudged the best batter, while Preeti was declared the best bowler. PCA’s Kanika was named the best all-rounder. — TNS