Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi overcome Maha notwithstanding Jadhav

Milind Kumar done 58 runs as Delhi chased down a 195-run target. ( File Photo) Milind Kumar done 58 runs as Delhi chased down a 195-run target. ( File Photo)

With 334 runs in 5 games, Kedar Jadhav leads a batting charts in a ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy. The Maharashtra skipper has already strike dual centuries in a tournament, and is scoring runs reduce down a order. The No.6 or No.7 position is where Jadhav wants to make runs during and a reason is since he knows India’s tip and middle-order is as good as impregnable.

“Everyone wants to bat adult a order, opposite a tough new white round and get some-more overs to bat. But we don’t consider there is any container for me (in Indian team) aloft adult a order. So there’s no indicate in forgetful about things, that are not expected to happen. No indicate meditative about batting during No.3 or No.4 for India,” Jadhav said.

Since creation his ODI entrance opposite Sri Lanka final year, Jadhav has played in usually one some-more general array — a debate of Zimbabwe in July. He initial pennyless into a Indian side on a behind of a 1,223-runs he done during a 2013/14 Ranji Trophy season.

Jadhav is now focussed on operative on his strengths and wants to turn a arguable finisher. “My strength lies in rotating a strike and removing a large hits going. we wish to rise into a finisher and we know we can successfully do that. we adore personification this (one-day) format,” pronounced a right-hander.

On Thursday, Jadhav bailed out Maharashtra in a Vijay Hazare competition opposite Delhi on Thursday. Coming into bat with a scoreboard reading 97 for 4 in a 31st over, a skipper scored a essential 48 to assistance his side post 194 for 9.

However, a sum was not adequate as Delhi won with 5 wickets to spare. Into his eighth domestic season, Jadhav says he is not undone that he has not played some-more games for India. “When we was flourishing up, we wanted to play cricket. When we played cricket, we wanted to play for India. Now that we have played for India, we wish to perform good wherever we play. For me, my final memory of personification for India is a Zimbabwe array and we am happy that we scored a hundred and got a male of a compare award,” Jadhav said.

A good uncover in a domestic one-day competition would offer as a timely sign to a inhabitant selectors when they accommodate to collect a patrol for a Australia debate in a integrate of day’s time. Is he awaiting a call?

“I didn’t even know a group would be picked soon. we am really vacant when it comes to preference matters. For me it’s about removing fitter, operative on my fielding and scoring as many runs as possible,” Jadhav said.

Brief Scores: Maharashtra 194/9 (Kedar Jadhav 48, Manan Sharma 3/38, Pawan Negi 3/21) mislaid to Delhi 197/5 in 48.4 overs (Dhruv Shorey 57, Milind Kumar 58 no) by 5 wickets. Points: Delhi 4; Maharashtra 0