Jaipur: Prithvi Shaw’s dazzling undefeated 105 after a formidable bowlers present helped Mumbai to a seven-wicket win over Delhi in an elite Group D match on Sunday because the Nationwide Giants started their marketing campaign for the Vijay Trophy Hazare on a profitable observe.
Mumbai bowlers, led by skilled pacemaker Dhawal Kulkarni (3/35), restricted Delhi to 211/7 regardless of a valiant unbeaten 106 on 145 balls by Himmat Singh, then galloped to the goal in 31.5 overs as Prithvi tore up the Delhi assault.
Visitor at bat at Jaipuria Vidyalaya Floor, Delhi was in shock at 10 for 3 as they misplaced each openers Anuj Rawat (0) and Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan (0) on a budget. Each hitters have been exhausted.
Issues mounted for Delhi after the lack of Nitish Rana (2), who edged wicket keeper Aditya Tare giving level guard Kulkarni his first wicket. Kulkarni hit once more and knocked out Jonty Sidhu (0) to make 12 for 4.
They misplaced their facet’s half for 23 after left-arm spinner Shams Mulani (2/33) tossed Kshitiz Sharma (5). Worse, he was diminished to 32 for six after Kulkarni fired Lalit Yadav (5).
Then Himmat and eighth batsman Shivank Vashitsth (55 out of 70 balls, 6×4) rallied the heats with their seventh stand of 122 factors.
Himmat took the duty and performed a mature shot, hitting six fours and two maxes. After Vashisth left, Himmat discovered a reliable associate in skipper Pradeep Sangwan (28 steps out) as the 2 solid an unbeaten 57-point stand to take their facet above the 200-point mark.
Persevering with 212, Mumbai misplaced first opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (8) early however Prithvi (105 not on 89 balls) and skipper Shreyas Iyer (39 on 39 balls; 6×4, 1×6) added 82 factors for the second wicket.
Shaw was in his components. He took Delhi’s offense to the cleaners hammering 15 limits and two sixes in his profitable 89-ball innings and was ably backed by Iyer, who was making a comeback after lacking the Syed Mushtaq Ali match.
After Iyer was cleaned up by Lalit Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav, who earned his first name in India on Saturday, carried out his position to perfection with a blazing 50 balls out of 33 balls, hitting six fours and two sixes.
He and Shaw referred to 93 races for the third wicket and introduced Mumbai near a win after which made it dwelling in consolation.
Delhi 211/7 (Himmat Singh 106 not launched, Shivank Vashisth 55; Dhawal Kulkarni 3/35, Shams Mulani 2/33) misplaced to Mumbai 216/3 (Prithvi Shaw 105 not launched; Suryakumar Yadav 50; Lalit Yadav 2/32 ) by 7wickets.