Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great effect as the hosts got themselves to an advantageous position against Saurashtra on the second day of their group B Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Monday.
Central Zone's MP duo of Jalaj Saxena and wicketkeeper batsman Naman Ojha took full advantage of dropped catches sending an inexperienced North Zone attack to the cleaners as they posted 344 for three at stumps, on the first day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Wednesday.
Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana (5/97) took five wickets after a splendid century by Odisha`s Natraj Behera (158) as the visitors took a crucial first-innings lead in their Ranji Trophy group A match here on sunday.
Not many people turn up at the state team`s net session the very next afternoon after having played a day-night game for the country but probably Gautam Gambhir has no option but to seriously think about ironing out the flaws that has crept into his batting.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday criticised his inexperienced pacers Ashok Dinda and Parvinder Awana for giving away too many runs, but said the duo needs to be backed as they are good future prospects.
In a desperate bid to win their final group league match against Maharashtra at home, the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) will request the Indian cricket Board to release their in-form speedster Parvinder Awana from the Indian Test squad.
Parvinder Awana celebrated his maiden call-up to the Indian side with a smashing 74 that helped Delhi take an all-important 66-run first innings lead against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy group B league encounter here today.
Nearly nine years ago, 18-year-old Parvinder Awana from Harola village in Noida, and 19-year-old Ashok Dinda, from a hamlet called Naichanpur in West Bengal, decided to participate in the `Speedster Contest` by a popular channel in pursuit of better life.
Speedster Parvinder Awana`s late strikes towards the end of the day`s play helped Delhi restrict Haryan to 219 for six at stumps on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Group league match at the Bansi Lal Stadium in Lahli.
Tamil Nadu opener Arun Karthik batted with resolve to score an unbeaten century even as Delhi walked away with three points by virtue of taking the first-innings lead in their Ranji Trophy Group B match, here on Tuesday.
Parvinder Awana was hurt after being initially ignored from the India A squad for the tour of West Indies but when Chetan Chauhan called up on Sunday morning to inform about his inclusion in place of an injured RP Singh, he was left speechless.
Parvinder Awana was hurt after being initially ignored from the India A squad for the tour of West Indies but when Chetan Chauhan called up in the morning to inform about his inclusion in place of an injured RP Singh, he was left speechless.