DEL vs VID: With 20 points coming off five wins and one defeat in six encounters, Delhi fell short in net run rate and finished second in the Group A standings. The only difference between them and the table topper Jharkhand is in net run rate. Starting the campaign with 3 wickets defeat against Jharkhand, Delhi bounced back strongly and registered wins in the remaining encounters and would be hoping to carry forward the momentum.
This year’s Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup Champions, Vidarbha finished at the top in Group B with five wins and one defeat in six outings. The only defeat against Tamil Nadu where they failed to defend 141 runs on the board. While they have outplayed the opposition completely on the rest of the occasions, Delhi will have to come strongly to counter Vidarbha.
Delhi vs Vidarbha Playing 11:
Wicketkeeper- Anuj Rawat
Batsmen- Dhruv Shorey, Himmat Singh, Unmukt Chand, Hiten Dalal, Gaurav Kumar
All-rounder- Nitish Rana (c), Lalit Yadav, Pawan Negi
Bowlers- Pranshu Vijayran, Suboth Bhati
Wicket-keeper – Jitesh Sharma
Batsmen – Shalabh Shrivastava, Faiz Fazal, Rushabh Rathod
All-rounder – Akshay Karnewar, Ganesh Satish, Atharwa Taide
Bowlers – Yash Thakur, Shrikant Wagh, Akshay Wakhare, Ravi Jangid
Delhi vs Vidarbha Squads:
Pawan Negi, Ishant Sharma (c), Anuj Rawat (wk), Himmat Singh, Unmukt Chand, Varun Sood, Nitish Rana, Dhruv Shorey, Navdeep Saini, Pranshu Vijayran, Suboth Bhati, Hiten Dalal, Manjot Kalra, Lalit Yadav, Gaurav Kumar
Jitesh Sharma (wk), Faiz Fazal (c), Ganesh Satish, Rushabh Rathod, Apoorv Wankhade, Akshay Wakhare, Ravi Jangid, Shalabh Shrivastava, Shrikant Wagh, Akshay Karnewar, Rajneesh Gurbani, Akshay Wadkar, Yash Thakur, Darshan Nalkande, Atharwa Taide