Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi vs Gujarat, final – Players to watch out for
Unmukt and Axar will hope to make the difference for their respective sides.
New Delhi: The Vijay Hazare Trophy finale takes place on Monday as Delhi and Gujarat will battle for supremacy after playing good brand of cricket so far in the tourney.
Delhi has banked on its bowlers to get them through and skipper Gautam Gambhir will be wary of the team's batting that have some starry names who need to fire.
Delhi beat Himachal Pradesh in the semi-final whereas Gujarat got the better of Tamil Nadu.
Gujarat led by Parthiv Patel will bank on his side's spirit in this crucial fixture. Gujarat have seen some collective performances from their players throughout the tournament and that serves as a good sign.
A two-paced movement track awaits both teams in Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy Stadium and Gujarat's approach will be interesting.
Here is a look at one player from each side who could matter in the final.
Unmukt Chand: Delhi's Unmukt Chand showed his solidity in both the quarters and semis to hand his side two crucial victories. Unmukt has grown as a player in the Delhi side and has played a pivotal role in the team. Unmukt's contribution has paid dividends in the most crucial phase for Delhi. Unmukt is the highest run getter for Delhi in this tournament.
Axar Patel: Gujarat's Axar Patel recorded a career-best List A figures of 6/43 in the crucial semi-final encounter against Tamil Nadu. Axar has contributed immensely after also scoring 233 runs in the tournament besides his flurry of wickets. The consistency with the ball will give Axar a lot of confidence for the crucial finale as his impact will hold key for Parthiv Patel led side.