Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw’s unbeaten century, bowlers assist Mumbai beat Delhi
Jaipur: Prithvi Shaw’s blistering unbeaten 105 after a powerful present by the bowlers arrange Mumbai’s seven wicket win over Delhi in an Elite Group D recreation on Sunday because the home giants started their Vijay Hazare Trophy marketing campaign on a successful notice
Mumbai bowlers led by skilled pacer Dhawal Kulkarni (3/35) restricted Delhi to 211/7 regardless of a valiant unbeaten 106 off 145 balls by Himmat Singh after which cantered to the goal in 31.5 overs as Prithvi tore into the Delhi assault.
Invited to bat on the Jaipuria Vidyalaya Floor, Delhi have been reeling at 10 for 3, as they misplaced each openers Anuj Rawat (0) and India opener Shikhar Dhawan (0) cheaply. Each the batters have been run-out.
Hassle mounted for Delhi after they misplaced Nitish Rana (2), who edged to wicket-keeper Aditya Tare giving pacer Kulkarni his first wicket. Kulkarni struck once more and eliminated Jonty Sidhu (0) to make it 12 for 4.
They misplaced half their facet for 23 after left-arm spinner Shams Mulani (2/33) castled Kshitiz Sharma (5). Worse, there have been decreased to 32 for six after Kulkarni despatched again Lalit Yadav (5).
Then Himmat and quantity eight batsman Shivank Vashitsth (55 off 70 balls, 6×4) rallied the innings with their 122-run seventh wicket stand.
Himmat took the accountability and performed a mature knock, putting six fours and two maximums. After Vashisth departed, Himmat discovered an ready associate in skipper Pradeep Sangwan (28 not out) as the 2 solid an unbeaten 57-run stand to take their facet above the 200-run mark.
Chasing 212, Mumbai misplaced opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (8) early however Prithvi (105 not out off 89 balls) and skipper Shreyas Iyer (39 off 39 balls; 6×4, 1×6) added 82 runs for the second wicket.
Shaw was in his components. He took the Delhi assault to cleaners hammering 15 boundaries and two sixes in his 89-ball match-winning innings and was ably supported by Iyer, who was making a comeback after lacking the Syed Mushtaq Ali event.
After Iyer was cleaned up by Lalit Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav, who had earned his maiden India name up on Saturday, performed his half to perfection with a blazing 50 off 33 balls, putting six fours and two sixes.
He and Shaw conjured 93 runs for the third wicket and introduced Mumbai on the cusp of a win and so they then comfortably rode dwelling.
Delhi 211/7 (Himmat Singh 106 not out, Shivank Vashisth 55; Dhawal Kulkarni 3/35, Shams Mulani 2/33) misplaced to Mumbai 216/3 (Prithvi Shaw 105 not out; Suryakumar Yadav 50; Lalit Yadav 2/32) by 7wickets.
#Vijay #Hazare #Trophy #Prithvi #Shaws #unbeaten #century #bowlers #Mumbai #beat #Delhi