Mandi: A hostile bowling spell by Robin Singh who scalped seven wickets enabled Delhi to beat Himachal Pradesh by ten wickets during their third league match of the North Zone Ranji Trophy four day match which concluded here today.
Himachal Pradesh, 329 runs behind on the first innings, resumed their second innings at the score of 215 for 4. Nischal Gaur (70) and Sangram Singh (103) played well before Nischal Gaur was bowled by a Robin Singh yorker. Gaur helped add 32 runs to the total. Jaswant Rai (30) who came in after Gaur's departure played sensibly, scoring mostly in singles. He batted 84 minutes and faced 73 balls before he was out leg before with the score 313 for 6. Rai added 66 runs for the sixth wicket with Sangram Singh.
Robin Singh who was bowling with a lot of fire did not allow the batsmen to settle down and captured three more wickets to take his tally in the second innings to seven for 80 in 23.1 overs. In the meantime Sangram Singh who was playing with courage and confidence completed his maiden century in his 7th Ranji match. He faced 172 balls and stayed for 247 minutes at the crease. His knock consisted of 12 hits to the fence and a six over long on. He was also out leg before to Robin Singh.
Himachal were all out for 338. Delhi who had to score ten runs for victory achieved the target in 2.2 overs. With this Delhi took their points tally to 21 from three league matches while Himachal Pradesh have five points, also from three encounters.