Delhi vs Vidarbha Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Round 1, Elite Group B of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022

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Delhi vs Vidarbha: Group B will also take participate on the first day of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022. Delhi will play against Vidarbha on Saturday, 12th November 2022. 22 Yards Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata will be the host for this match.

Delhi reached the quarterfinals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. However, they were knocked out by Vidarbha in the last ball thriller. Chasing a total of 156 runs, Delhi fell short by just a single run at the end of 20 overs. Yash Dhull fought hard until the end but couldn’t finish the line. Hence, they will look to avenge that defeat in this tournament.

Vidarbha, on the other hand, handed the last-ball defeat to Delhi and advanced to the semi-finals. However, they couldn’t move further as Mumbai ended its campaign. Vidarbha posted a par total of 164. But Shreyas Iyer took the game away in the chase by scoring 73 off 44 deliveries. Vidarbha bowlers failed to put the opposition batters under pressure and let the game slip.

Match Details for Delhi vs Vidarbha

Series: Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022

Date: 12th November 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 8:30 AM IST

Venue: 22 Yards, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar

Pitch Details for Delhi vs Vidarbha

The pitch at Salt Lake Stadium will be a batter’s paradise. The team batting first will have an advantage and put up a good score to put the opposition under pressure. Moreover, spinners can be effective as well. On this surface, the Pacers will have to work hard.

Probable Playing XI


Shikhar Dhawan, Himmat Singh, Yash Dhull, Nitish Rana (captain), Lakshay Thareja (wicket-keeper), Ayush Badoni, Lalit Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, Navdeep Saini, Shivank Vashisht, Ishant Sharma, Mayank Yadav


Atharva Taide, Sanjay Raghunath, Akshay Wadkar (captain), Apoorv Wankhade, Jitesh Sharma (wicket-keeper), Shubham Dubey, Akshay Karnewar, Aditya Sarwate, Darshan Nalkande, Umesh Yadav, Yash Thakur, Lalit M Yadav

Match Predictions for Delhi vs Vidarbha

Vidarbha is the probable winner of this game. They are in good form compared to Delhi. Vidarbha is in good spirits after the SMAT tournament. They nearly knocked out a champion side like Mumbai. Meanwhile, Delhi will seek redemption for the quarterfinal loss. Overall, a good game of cricket is most likely on the cards.

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