Rajkot: Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer played a perfect innings in a modest chase as Mumbai outclassed Delhi by six wickets to enter quarter-final of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Wedmesday. Mumbai will meet defending champions Karnataka in the quarter-finals. (Also Read: Don't Pick Us, Gambhir, Sehwag Tell North Zone Selectors)
Mumbai captain Suryakumar Yadav won a good toss and his bowlers responded brilliantly, bowling out Delhi for 157 in 42.3 overs. Virender Sehwag (9) and Gautam Gambhir (22) 's saga of failures continued as Delhi never looked like being in the match.
In reply, Mumbai maintained a steady tempo without taking undue risks, courtesy Jaffer as he struck an unbeaten 83 off 87 balls to take his team to victory in 30.3 overs. His customary on-drives were a treat to watch as all the bowlers including the seasoned Ashish Nehra were guilty of bowling on his pads. (Related: Suresh Raina Joins 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan')