Vijay Hazare trophy: Rajat Bhatia leads from front in Delhi's four wicket victory

The match again proved that Bhatia was, is and will remain Delhi's 'Go-To' by a distance. With the additional responsibility of leadership in absence of Shikhar Dhawan, who will be on national duty, Bhatia showed a lot of gumption as he put his hand up in crisis situation.

updated: February 13, 2013 19:14 IST
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Bilaspur: Skipper Rajat Bhatia led from the front with a superb all-round show as favourites Delhi overcame a spirited challenge from Jammu and Kashmir winning by four wickets in their opening North Zone leg encounter of the Vijay Hazare National One Day championship.

Put into bat, Jammu and Kashmir scored 245 for four in 49 overs riding on Ian Dev Singh's unbeaten 102 at the Lohnu cricket ground.

In reply, Delhi were down in dumps at 59 for four before Bhatia played a brilliant counter-attacking innings scoring an unbeaten 106 off only 91 balls to guide his team home with 16 balls to spare. Bhatia's innings consisted of 10 boundaries and a six.

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