Hundreds from opener Dhruv Shorey and Nitish Rana helped Delhi score a thumping 179-run win over Pondicherry in a Pool D match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament here on Tuesday. Chasing a daunting 355, Pondicherry was bowled out for 175 in 39.3 overs.
No. 3 batsman Suresh Kumar top-scored with 42 off 53 balls for Pondicherry. Left-arm seamer Kulwant Khejroliya took four for 47 in eight overs.
Earlier, Delhi, put in to bat, was in some trouble when pacer Sagar Trivedi struck twice in the sixth over, dismissing Shikhar Dhawan and Himmat Singh, leaving the team at 25 for two.
Shorey (132, 142b, 13×4, 3×6) and Rana (137, 106b, 21×4, 1×6) added 255 for the third wicket to help Delhi reach 354 for four in its allotted 50 overs.
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