Dhul and Badoni’s half-centuries, Delhi scored 223 runs for five wickets
Returning to form, young captain Yash Dhull hit a half-century as Delhi posted 223 for five after bowling out Hyderabad for 355 in their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Wednesday. Dhull, who was ruled out of the match due to ‘sickness’ during Delhi’s historic win over arch-rivals Mumbai in the previous round, scored a 74-ball 72 on his return as an opener. He has had a very disappointing season as he struggled to score runs. At the end of the day’s play, IPL star Ayush Badoni was playing on 78 off 85 balls.
Dhull, who scored 820 runs at 74.54 on his debut last season with four hundreds, was appointed captain of the team in the current season, while the team has experienced players like 100-Test keeper Ishant Sharma and IPL star Nitish Rana. was involved. Earlier, Hyderabad started the day with 247 runs for four wickets. Rohit Rayudu scored 153 runs leading the innings from 90 runs. For Delhi, fast bowlers Harshit Rana and Divij Mehra took three wickets each, while Pranshu Vijayaran and Hrithik Shokeen took two wickets each.
The Delhi team is still trailing by 132 runs with five wickets remaining. In Mumbai, Maharashtra kept their upper hand at 187 for five after Kedar Jadhav (128) scored a century to score 384 runs. Prasad Pawar is playing for Mumbai by scoring 99 runs. Half-centuries from Baba Indrajit (66), Vijay Shankar (53) and M Shahrukh Khan (50) helped Tamil Nadu score 324 against Saurashtra in Chennai, and then reduced the visitors to 92 for three at the end of the day’s play. .
In Vijayanagar, the Assam team has reached the verge of defeat against Andhra. In reply to Assam’s 113, Andhra scored 361 with half-centuries from Karan Shinde (90 not out), Hanuma Vihari (80) and Abhishek Reddy (75) taking a huge lead of 248 runs. Andhra then took five wickets of Assam for 62 runs in the second innings to move towards victory. Assam’s team is still behind by 186 runs with only five wickets remaining.