Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Tournament 2021: Delhi records second successive win, beats Andhra by six wickets ‘Elite Group E game in Mumbai

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Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Tournament 2021: Delhi records second successive win, beats Andhra by six wickets ‘Elite Group E game in Mumbai

 

Put in to bat on the Wankhede Stadium, Andhra was restricted to 124/9 in its 20 overs, as Delhi bowlers led by left-arm pacer Pradeep Sangwan (3/33), put up an impressive present.

Delhi chased the goal with three overs to spare whilst skipper and India opener Shikhar Dhawan (5) fell cheaply.

Andhra, Ashwin Hebber, who walked in at number 5 (32) was the highest scorer because the aspect‘s complete top-order together with skipper Ambati Rayadu (1), wicketkeeper K.S. Bharat (8) and Ricky Bhuvi (0) struggled.

Andhra was reeling at 36 for 4 at one stage. Their innings by no means bought going as Delhi made regular inroads. India speedster Ishant Sharma (2/17), right-arm pacer Simarjeet Singh (2/21) and off-spinner Lalit Yadav (2/22) performed their roles to perfection.

For Delhi, the chase wasn’t precisely a stroll within the park because it was lowered to 10 for 2. However, Nitish Rana (27) and Anuj Rawat (33) shared 52-runs for the third wicket to deliver their team again into the sport.

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After the 2 departed, Himmat Singh (32 not out) and Lalit Yadav (20 not out) ensured that there have been no additional hiccups as they solid an unbeaten 40-run fifth wicket stand to take their aspect residence.

Delhi had defeated Mumbai in its opening game.

Short Scores:

Andhra Pradesh 124/9

(Ashwin Hebbar 32; Pradeep Sangwan 3/33, Ishant Sharma 2/17, Simarjeet Singh 2/21)

lost to Delhi 128/4 (Anuj Rawat 33; Himmat Singh 32 not out; M Harishankar Reddy 2/40) by six wickets.

Pondicherry 148/4

(Shedlon Jackson 82, Paras Dogra 32; Arun Chaprana 2/19)

lost to Haryana 149/4 (Himanshu Rana 58, Shivam Chauhan 45; Pankaj Singh 2/31) by six wickets.

 

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