Delhi, Vidarbha Continue Unbeaten Run In Vijay Hazare Trophy
Delhi collected four points riding on skipper Pradeep Sangwan's fifer and later an unbeaten century from Dhruv Shorey (103) to tame Maharashtra by eight wickets.
Delhi continued their undefeated run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy thrashing Maharashtra by eight wickets at Dharamsala even as Vidarbha stretched their unbeaten streak to four matches, getting past the Services by 17 runs at Secunderabad on Friday. Group B toppers, Delhi collected four points riding on skipper Pradeep Sangwan's fifer and later an unbeaten century from Dhruv Shorey (103) to tame Maharashtra by eight wickets.
Put in to bat, Maharashtra managed 246, thanks to Shamshuzama Kazi's 59 runs lower down the order even as Sangwan (5/41) ripped through the top order before Pawan Negi (3/40) joined the party in dismissing the middle order.
In response, Delhi recovered quickly from Unmukt Chand's (1) loss, courtesy Hiten Dalal (87) and Shorey's 138-run second wicket stand. Shorey then forged another 108-run unbeaten partnership in the company of Nitish Rana (49 not out), to help his side cross the line with 35 balls to spare.
In another Group B fixture, Vivek Singh's 125-ball 147 for Bengal went in vain, as his team fell short of Uttar Pradesh's 329/4 by a mere 7 runs at Bilaspur.
In another tie of the same group, hosts Himachal Pradesh pipped Kerala by 1 wicket at Nadaun.
In Group D, Vidarbha continued their fabulous run to lead the table after getting past the Services by 17 runs.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, Vidarbha rode on half centuries from Apoorv Wankhade (73) and Karn Sharma (54) to put on 267/9 before restricting the opposition to 250 runs, despite a fine 77-ball 100 from Diwesh Pathania.
In other Group D matches, hosts Hyderabad beat Saurashtra by 4 wickets while Chhattisgarh pipped Jammu and Kashmir by five runs at Secunderabad.
In Group C, hosts Tamil Nadu lost to Madhya Pradesh by 8 wickets while Andhra Pradesh edged past Goa by 1 wicket, also in Chennai.
In another Group C tie in Chennai, Rajasthan rode on Amitkumar Gautam's unbeaten 136-ball 147 to chase down Mumbai's 268/8 with 15 balls and six wickets to spare.
- Delhi continued their undefeated run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
- They thrashed Maharashtra by eight wickets at Dharamsala
- Vidarbha beat Services by 17 runs
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|2||Steven Smith Australia||919|
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|5||David Warner Australia||812|
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|2||Kagiso Rabada South Africa||882|
|3||Vernon Philander South Africa||826|
|4||Ravindra Jadeja India||812|
|5||Trent Boult New Zealand||795|
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|3||AB de Villiers||AB de Villiers||847|
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|2||Imran Tahir||Imran Tahir||718|
|3||Mitchell Starc||Mitchell Starc||701|
|4||Kagiso Rabada||Kagiso Rabada||685|
|5||Sunil Narine||Sunil Narine||683|
|1||Aaron Finch Australia||891|
|2||Fakhar Zaman Pakistan||842|
|3||Lokesh Rahul India||812|
|4||Colin Munro New Zealand||801|
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|2||Shadab Khan Pakistan||723|
|3||Ish Sodhi New Zealand||700|
|4||Yuzvendra Chahal India||685|
|5||Mitchell Santner New Zealand||665|
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