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Krunal, Hooda fail as Delhi register second straight win

Dhruv Shorey hits over the top PTI

Dhruv Shorey's 56-ball 74 helped Delhi secure a two-wicket victory over Baroda and register their second successive win in the Super League. Electing to field first, Delhi kept Baroda down to 140 for 8 thanks mainly to seamer Suboth Bhati, who finished with figures of 4 for 20. Despite Gautam Gambhir and Rishabh Pant making single-digit scores, Delhi completed a win with five balls to spare. Captain Pradeep Sangwan chipped in with an unbeaten 12-ball 23.

The big names in the Baroda line-up, too - Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda, both of whom are expected to be picked up at the IPL auction - didn't fire. It was instead left to opener Kedar Devdhar to prop up Baroda with a 53-ball 77, including 11 fours and a six. Krunal, who picked up three wickets in the previous game, scored 2 and went wicketless, while captain Hooda made only 1.

Delhi 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st0G GambhirRR Pant
2nd30G GambhirDR Shorey
3rd0DR ShoreyN Rana
4th11Milind KumarDR Shorey
5th25DR ShoreyLalit Yadav
6th37Varun SoodDR Shorey
7th23PJ SangwanDR Shorey
8th13PJ SangwanP Negi
9th4PJ SangwanS Bhati