Delhi thrash Bengal to reach Ranji Trophy final.
Summary: Saini and Khejroliya share eight wickets
Pune: Delhi thrashed Bengal by an innings and 26 runs within three days to storm into the final of the Ranji Trophy 2017-18 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday.
Pacers Navdeep Saini (4/35) and Kulwant Khejroliya (4/40) wreaked havoc in Bengal's second innings, sharing eight wickets between them to bundle the opposition out for a paltry 86.
After conceding a crucial 112-run lead in the first innings, Bengal were off to a forgettable start, losing their top five wickets for a mere 44 runs on the board.
Vice-captain Sudip Chatterjee (21), skipper Manoj Tiwary (14) and stumper Shreevats Goswami (17) managed to get the starts but failed to convert when the team needed them the most even as Bengal lost their remaining five wickets within a span of 42 runs.
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