New Delhi: Haryana beat Delhi's powerful team by five wickets in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Rohit Sharma, the team's sixth-ranked batsman, made a big contribution to the victory, which ensured the team's victory with his stormy innings and his partnership with Rahul Tevatia. Rohit, who scored 48 off 21 balls, nailed a mere 16-ball 31.
Both were not out until the end and returned to the team with a resounding victory. The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match was played in Mumbai. In the match, Shikhar Dhawan led Delhi team scored 182 for 4 in the first innings. Nitish Rana scored the highest 66 for the team. He hit 2 fours and 2 sixes in 34 balls. While opener Hiten Dalal scored 49 off 41 balls, Anuj Rawat scored 34 off 26 balls. Skipper Shikhar Dhawan could not even open the account. Lalit Yadav scored 23 off 14 balls.
In response, Haryana was given a brisk start by Arun Chaprana and Chatya Bishnoi. Arun returned to the pavilion with 16 off 8 balls and Chatya scored 35 runs off 21-ball. Shivam Chauhan then tried to manage the innings by scoring 32 off 29 balls. In the end, the team needed a lot of runs and that is where Rohit Sharma and Rahul Tevatia took over. Rohit put up 2 fours and 3 sticks in his 48-run innings. In the Indian Premier League, Tevatia, who had five consecutive sixes against Kings XI Punjab, made 3 fours and 2 sticks in a 16-ball 31-run inning. The stormy innings of Rahul and Rohit can be gauged from the fact that the two won the team with a partnership of 78 runs off 33 balls.