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Ranji Trophy final: Vidarbha take 233-run lead over Delhi

by Athar Ansari Jan 01, 2018 • 08:41 AM

Indore, Dec 31 (Cricketnmore) - Akshay Wadkar spearheaded Vidarbha's rearguard action as they reached 528 for seven in their first innings, taking a commanding 233-run lead over Delhi on the third day of their Ranji Trophy cricket final at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Wadkar remained unbeaten on 133 -- his maiden first class century -- and was involved in two crucial partnerships with Aditya Sarwate (79) and Siddhesh Neral (56 batting).

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Maiden finalists Vidarbha, who were 206/4 at the overnight, saw two overnight batsmen, Wasim Jaffer (78) and Akshay Wakhare (17) leave them at 246/6 -- both perishing against medium pacer Navdeep Saini.

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