Cricket match prediction: Ranji Trophy 2022-23: The Delhi bowlers remain hopeful for a first innings lead. 90-run TN trail

Wednesday turned out to be a warm day and the visiting team became more and more comfortable in the bright sun and took the initiative of their hosts. , Delhi had few pace options.

Harshit Rana exceeded all expectations, injuring Tamil Nadu by scoring three goals, while Delhi continued to chase their first innings lead after a riveting second day in the Ranji Trophy league match at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground.

Wednesday turned out to be a warm day and the visiting team were getting more and more comfortable under the bright sun and had to take the initiative from their hosts.In the end the absence of Ishant Sharma, Navdeep Saini and Simarjeet Singh Due to this, Delhi had few pace options.

However, rana proved to be the savior of Delhi.After making her debut last week, rana played with all her heart and beat Baba Aparajit, Washington Thunder and top scorer Baba Indrajit in that order, threw Tamil Nadu into a corner. At this point, Tamil’s Nadu was 200 for his 5 and Delhi’s 303 was looking bigger than it initially appeared. Vijay Shankar and Pradosh Paul denied any further success for Delhi. A second new ball isn’t scheduled until he’s 26 overs, but those batsmen saved his first hour on Thursday to keep hopes of the team moving forward in the first innings. need to do it.

Tamil Nadu got off to a good start after Pransh Vijaylan scored 50 of 58 when he was dropped in Delhi overnight, followed by Sandeep Warrior (two sixes and two fours for 31 runs). ) and Sai Kishore (with one six and three fours for 19 runs). A fortune for the hosts by adding 57 runs off 58 balls with Lana for the ninth wicket (in their brace).

In-form openers B. Sai Sudharsan (25, 24b, 4×6) and N. Jagadeesan (34, 46b, 4×5) almost toyed with the new-ball attack but could not last long. The boundaries continued to flow once the Baba-brothers – Aparajith (57, 8×4) and Indrajith (71, 9×4) – joined hands and went on to hit half centuries.

Just when Tamil Nadu seemed to be in control, Rana struck his fresh spell. After softening Appalazis with an ascending delivery that the hitter didn’t read well, Lana sent him off. He was immediately scalping the Washington Thunder when wicketkeeper Anuj Rawat moved wide to the leg side for his third catch of the day. It didn’t take long before Yash Dhull happily accepted his Indrajith’s offer to weigh in on the scales of the day.

The scores:

Delhi-1st innings: Dhruv Shorey c Aparajith b Vignesh 66, Anuj Rawat c Vijay Shankar b Vignesh 3. Yash Dhull c Jagadeesan b Vigesh 0, Jonty Sidhu c Jagadeesan b Warrier 57, Vaibhav Rawal c & b Warrier 11, Himmat Singh b Warrier 25, Lalit Yadav c Vijay Shankar b Warrier 40, Pranshu Vijayran c Sundar b Crist 58, Vikas Mishra c Inderjith b Vignesh 4, Harshit Rana c Jagadeesan b Crist 26, Kuldip Yadav (not out) 0, Extras (b-6, lb-3, w-4) 13, Total (in 97.1 overs) 303.

Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-3, 3-108, 4-135, 5-154, 6-197, 7-232, 8-237, 9-294.

Tamil Nadu bowling: Vignesh 25-7-50-4, Warrier 31-2-106-4, Kishore 4-0-32-0. Crist 15.1-4-35-2, Shankar 11-3-35-0, Sundar 11-3-36-0.

Tamil Nadu – 1st innings: B. Sai Sudarshan c Rawat b Yadav 25, N. Jagadeesan c Rawat b Pranshu 34, Baba Aparajith c Himmat b Rana 57, Baba Indrajith c Dhull b Rana 71, Washington Sundar c Rawat b Rana 2, Vijay Shankar (batting) 17, Pradosh Paul (batting) 3, Extras (nb-3) 3, Total (for 5 wickets in 54 overs) 214.

Fall of wickets: 1-39, 2-76, 3-162, 4-183, 5-200,

Delhi bowling: Rana 16-1-73-3, Kuldip Yadav 10-0-50-1, Pranshu 8-0-14-1, Mishra 12-0-56-0, Lalit Yadav 8-0-21-0.

After Delhi’s ninth wicket stand added 57 runs to a seemingly inadequate tally of the first innings of 303, Tamil Nadu ended the second day 214 for 5 but still need 90 runs to take the lead. was.

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