Patna: Madhya Pradesh defeated Bihar by 59 runs in the Women U-23 tournament being played at Atal Bihari Bajpayee Stadium (Lucknow). In this match, Bihar won the toss and invited Madhya Pradesh to bat first. Batting first, Madhya Pradesh scored 118 runs in 31 overs against the composed bowling of Bihar.
Kalyani Jadhav top scored with 39 runs, apart from her, Sanskriti Gupta played an inning of 20 runs and Saumya Tiwari played an inning of 18 runs. For Bihar, Pragati Singh took 4 wickets for Preeti and Komal two wickets each and Tejashwi bagged one wicket.
Bihar team, which came to bat in reply to Madhya Pradesh’s 118 runs, was able to score only 59 runs in 30.5 overs by losing 8 wickets. For Bihar, Sandhya Verma and Tejashwi played an inning of 12 runs each. For Madhya Pradesh, Susthi Upadhyay and Dhani took three wickets each.