INDORE: Vidarbha finally won their main Ranji Trophy post they beating Delhi by nine wickets in the final match which is the India’s premier domestic tournament on this Monday.
Chasing a target of 29, Vidarbha completed this win so fast even when Vidarba already lost their skipper Faiz Fazal’s wicket.
Opting for the field, Vidarbha bowled out Delhi for 295 in the first innings where Rajneesh Gurbani picking up six wickets.
Vidarbha jagged up a mammoth 547 all out, this is so as the first-class cricket Akshay Wadkar struck his maiden century.
Overnight Vidarbha were 528 for seven with wicketkeeper Wadkar unbeaten on 133, somehow in the morning Delhi also picked up the remaining three wickets.
Young pacer Navdeep Saini proved himself one of the successful bowlers for Delhi, returning figures of 5 for 135 after bowling a marathon 36.3 overs.
Delhi was a bowler short in the Vidarbha first innings as left-arm spinner Manan Sharma remained off the field because of his knee injury. Manan, though, batted in the second innings.
In their second innings, Delhi was all out for 280 where Shorey scored another half-century – a 142-ball 62 – and the player Nitish Rana struck 64.
Vidarbha looks for down the 29-set for the day which was to spare at the Holkar Stadium, the game hosted the title clash of the tournament for the second successive time.
Trailing by 252 runs, Kunal Chandela from the team Delhi defeated with just 32 runs on the board. And this was massive to blow which was dealt with the seven-time winners when their most experienced campaigner, Gautam Gambhir.
It seems like that this is a debatable decision, was adjudged out lbw off Gurbani to a ball which is likely to be heading down the leg side.
This was fairly good and interesting to see the opener of India appeared in the good touch during his quick 36 off 37 balls (32 coming in boundaries), which can be also helpful for Delhi’s cause had he stayed longer.
First-innings centurion Rana and Shorey added 114 runs for the third wicket.
The second session witnessed that Rana and Shorey are playing freely, hitting some lovely drives and flicks. though, as the team score reached 164, Delhi lost Shorey, who was given a reprieve by Wasim Jaffer in first slip, in order to the left-arm spin of Aditya Sarwate.
Rana followed suit as he nicked and Gurbani looks impressive to Wadkar behind the stumps.
In the first innings, Gurbani was again bowling his heart out and swung the new ball which leaves a good impact on the Cricket game.
Himmat Singh, who had a fifty in the first essay, somehow Akshay Wakhare bowled him. And then Rishabh Pant delivers a good shot which was an attempted heave off Siddhesh Neral leading to his dismissal.
In this game, Delhi ran out of batting options which were an over after Pant was let off by Wadkar, who missed an easy stumping chance.
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