Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer played a perfect innings in a modest chase as Mumbai outclassed Delhi by six wickets to enter quarter-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Wednesday.
Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy.
Delhi's senior selection committee headed by Yashpal Sharma predictably retained Gautam Gambhir as the captain of the Delhi one day side that will take on arch-rivals Mumbai in the pre-quarter finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Rajkot on November 19.
Delhi medium-pacer Vikas Tokas picked up a four-wicket haul to help the Gautam Gambhir-led side edge past Services by three wickets in a North Zone match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament, here on Thursday.
He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as expectations and responsibilities are only going to increase as he progresses in his career.
The cricket fraternity on Thursday praised Rohit Sharma after the opener made an excellent comeback in international cricket by smashing a record ODI score of 264 against Sri Lanka in fourth match of the five-match series.
Rohit Sharma on Thursday scripted history by notching up the highest-ever individual score in one-day internationals, scoring a breathtaking knock of 264 against Sri Lanka in the fourth cricket one-dayer here.
In the history of international cricket, only three players have managed to achieve the feat of scoring a double ton in One Day Internationals. Interestingly, all three of them are Indians – Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma on Thursday returns to International cricket with a sublime double hundred against Sri Lanka at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens. He also becomes the first player to hit 250 and two double hundreds in an One Day International. He scored his first ODI double against Australia last November.
Out-of-favour Indian batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag struck big half-centuries to drive Delhi home by three wickets against Haryana in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, here on Wednesday.
Heavyweights Delhi are in serious trouble of getting eliminated at the group league stage after Himachal Pradesh beat Gautam Gambhir-led team by 13 runs in a north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One day championship here on Monday.
Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir failed yet again as Jammu and Kashmir powered by their skipper Parveez Rasool shocked Delhi by two wickets in the opening match of the North Zone leg of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
It couldn't have been a better birthday gift for Delhi's left-arm seamer Pradeep Sangwan as he received an e-mail from the BCCI confirming that his 18-month long doping ban has been lifted and that he can resume training with his state team.