Indore, Sep 28 2013, NKP Salve Challenger Trophy
(40.1/50 ov, target 343)230
Delhi won by 112 runs
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Chand century powers Delhi to final

Delhi booked their berth in the final of the Challenger Trophy with a comprehensive 112-run win over India Red in Indore, thanks largely to a match-winning century from Unmukt Chand

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Scorer: S Balasubramanian
Scorecard summary
Delhi342/6(50 overs)
India Red230/10(40.1 overs)

Delhi won it quite comfortably by 112 runs and made it to final. They will take on India Blue tomorrow morning, do join us for the final. Thanks for following the game, stay cool, cheers!

Awana to Mithun, OUT

it's all over, Awana bowled a fuller length delivery, outside off, Mithun off his backfoot tried to hoick it over long-off, no timing at all and skies it towards Nehra who took it comfortably at long-off

Abhimanyu Mithun c Nehra b Awana 1 (12m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33
end of over 401 run • 1 wicket
IND-R: 230/9CRR: 5.75 RRR: 11.30 • Need 113 from 60b
Abhimanyu Mithun1 (2)
Ashish Nehra9-0-38-4
Varun Sood12-1-84-5
Nehra to Yadav, OUT

another wicket for Nehra, short of length delivery, on leg, a bit quicker than expected by Yadav, tried to pull it over midwicket region, gets the top edge and a simple return catch to Nehra, one more wicket to go!

Umesh Yadav c & b Nehra 0 (25m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Nehra to Yadav, no run

attempted yorker, outside off, wild swing from Yadav, missed it

Nehra to Yadav, no run

back of a length, on middle, backs away and plays to point

Nehra to Yadav, no run

touch short outside off, handles it perfectly to point

Nehra to Mithun, 1 run

fuller, outside off, driven along the ground to long-off

rags: "@Biplab, whenever you say Anything a Wicket goes down..Period.

Nehra to Mithun, no run

back of a length, on middle and off, plays back to the bowler

end of over 3916 runs • 1 wicket
IND-R: 229/8CRR: 5.87 RRR: 10.36 • Need 114 from 11 overs
Umesh Yadav0 (1)
Abhimanyu Mithun0 (0)
Varun Sood12-1-84-5
Ashish Nehra8-0-37-3
Varun Sood to Yadav, no run

flighted delivery, down leg, no shot offered

Varun Sood to Gurkeerat, OUT

flatter delivery, down the leg, Gurkeerat comes out and wants to hit that over the midwicket region, ball kept a bit low and struck on his back pad and onto the stumps

Gurkeerat Singh Mann b Varun Sood 83 (73m 51b 8x4 4x6) SR: 162.74

Biplab: "Whenever I say there is a hope for th Reds, one wicket goes down. No more hope for Reds."

Varun Sood to Gurkeerat, no run

flatter, outside off, straightens the line, tried for a sweep, beaten

Varun Sood to Gurkeerat, SIX runs

short of a length, Gurkeerat hits it straight over the bowler's head for another maximum.

Varun Sood to Gurkeerat, SIX runs

lovely hitting from Gurkeerat here, flatter, on off, get onto his knees and sweeps over midwicket

Varun Sood to Gurkeerat, FOUR runs

tossed up on leg, bends down and sweeps behind square

end of over 384 runs • 1 wicket
IND-R: 213/7CRR: 5.60 RRR: 10.83 • Need 130 from 12 overs
Gurkeerat Singh Mann67 (46)
Ashish Nehra8-0-37-3
Parvinder Awana6-1-30-0
Nehra to Nadeem, OUT

one more wicket down, Nehra pitched that ball back of length, on middle and it's just moved a bit, good amount of bounce there, Nadeem backs away too much and tried to hoick it over cover, through his bat to knock his off stump

Shahbaz Nadeem b Nehra 25 (33m 23b 4x4 0x6) SR: 108.69
Nehra to Nadeem, no run

touch short, outside off, plays once again from the crease to point

Nehra to Nadeem, no run

chance of run out! back of a length delivery, on middle, Nadeem clears his front leg, and cuts it straight to point, Gurkeerat went for the single which was not there, Nadeem sent him back and a direct throw from Gautam to non-striker's end, third umpire been called and he just made his ground

Nehra to Gurkeerat, 1 run

back of a length, outside off, steers to third man

Nehra to Gurkeerat, 2 runs

fuller, outside off, drives that between the bowler and non-striker and took a couple

Nehra to Nadeem, 1 run

back of a length, onto his body, tucks away to fine leg

end of over 3714 runs
IND-R: 209/6CRR: 5.64 RRR: 10.31 • Need 134 from 13 overs
Gurkeerat Singh Mann64 (44)
Shahbaz Nadeem24 (19)
Parvinder Awana6-1-30-0
Ashish Nehra7-0-33-2
Awana to Gurkeerat, FOUR runs

lovely hit from Gurkeerat, length delivery, gets forward and drives it over mid-off for a boundary

Match details
Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
TossIndia Red, elected to field first
SeriesNKP Salve Challenger Trophy
Hours of play (local time)09.00 start, First Session 09.00-12.30 Interval 12.30-13.15, Second Session 13.15-16.45
Match days28 September 2013 - day(50-over match)
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Sanjay Hazare
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Vineet Kulkarni
TV Umpire
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Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
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Krishnaraj Srinath
Match Referee
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Rajendra Jadeja
PointsDelhi 4, India Red 0