Skipper Shafali Verma smashed 50 off 23 balls to guide Haryana to a three-wicket win over Harmanpreet Kaur-led Punjab within the Senior Ladies’s T20 Trophy right here on Monday.
Harmanpreet hammered an unbeaten 64 off 38 balls to take Punjab to 155 for 3 in 20 overs.
Haryana overcame the goal with 4 balls to spare.
After Shafali’s blazing innings that comprised seven fours and three sixes, Suman Guila (31 off 25) and Mansi Joshi (25 not out off 16) took the crew dwelling on the opening day of the competitors.
In Rajkot, defending champion Railways made a profitable begin with a 64-run victory over Himachal Pradesh.
S Meghana (47 off 40) and Swagatika Rath (69 off 44) fired Railways to 181 for 4 with a 103-run stand.
Common skipper Mithali Raj didn’t play the opening sport and Sneh Rana captained in her absence.
In response, Himachal had been bundled out for 117 in 19.2 overs.