Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Gautam Gambhir fails, Shikhar Dhawan indolent as Delhi kick Jammu and Kashmir

Delhi Ranji group players during Dharamsala

Heavyweights Delhi kick Jammu and Kashmir by 8 wickets in a North Zone leg compare of a Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament.

Without Parveez Rasool, who is on inhabitant duty, JK could post usually 103 for 6 in 20 overs with Ishant Sharma being careful with total of 3-0-5-0 to uncover for his effort. Shubham Khajuria was a top-scorer with 26.

In reply, Delhi reached a aim in 16.2 overs. Veteran India drop Gautam Gambhir’s (1) array of failures in domestic cricket continued as he nicked one to wicketkeeper-batsman Ian Dev Singh off Umar Nazir’s bowling.

Shikhar Dhawan forsaken from India’s T20 patrol was rusty as he scored 30 off 43 balls — bad even by one day standards, attack 3 bounds and a six. With 18 range runs off usually 4 balls, Dhawan consumed another 39 balls for his additional 12 runs.

Unmukt Chand strike a quickfire 48 off 39 balls with 4 sixes and a dual bounds to hang adult a match.

In another compare during Nadaun, off-spinner Jayant Yadav done a solid quip post damage removing 1/10 in 4 overs as Haryana soundly thrashed Punjab by 47 runs.

Riding on Rajat Paliwal (44) and Shivam Chauhan (41)’s Haryana scored 153 for 7. In reply, Punjab were all out for 106 in 18.5 overs.

It was Harbhajan Singh’s initial rival compare after a prolonged time and a maestro off-spinner went for 24 in 4 wicketless overs. There was zero unusual in his opening even yet he didn’t get strike for too many.

Summarised Scores

JK 103/6 in 20 overs (Ishant Sharma 0/5 in 3 overs)

Delhi 106/2 in 16.2 overs (Unmukt Chand 49 no, Shikhar Dhawan 30 (43), Gautam Gambhir 1). Delhi won by 8 wkts.

Haryana 153/7 (Rajat Palliwal 44, Harbhajan Singh 0/24 in 4 overs). Punjab 106 in 18.5 overs (Jayant Yadav 1/10 in 4 overs). Haryana won by 47 runs.

Himachal Pradesh 128/5 in 15 overs (Rishi Dhawan 37, Amit Kumar 34). Services 131/6 in 14.5 overs (Amit Pachhara 47).

Services won by 4 wickets.