Gurugram:With an aim to uplift the spirit of sports for women, Queen's XI cricket tournament season 3 commenced here at Sports Maidan on Friday. The 3-Day (Sep 27-29) tournament will host 8 teams including two international teams from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh who will be showcasing their mettle on the Indian soil.
The tournament was inaugurated by Mrs Archana Gupta, Director KEI Industries Ltd and Mrs Tripti Shinghal, CEO - KGS Advisors and Founder Womennovator who joined hands to support a common cause of women in sports.In the first match of the day, between Vidarbha and Rajasthan, Rajasthan Women's Twenty 20 Cricket Association emerged victorious with 72 runs.
The second match was played between Maharashtra State Twenty-20 Cricket Association and Women's Twenty-20 Cricket Association of Haryana in which the Haryana team lead by Swati Rawat won the match by 8 wickets.In an another match, Bangladesh defeated Punjab. (UNI)