In Delhi’s Elite Group H contest towards Tamil Nadu on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Dhull scored 113 off 202 balls, together with 14 fours and a six, to proceed his cricketing fairy story.
On the again of Dhull’s unbeaten hundred and his associate Dhruv Shorey unconquered on 107, Delhi had been 228/zero in 65 overs earlier than the match was drawn, giving Tamil Nadu three factors for first-innings lead.
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Simply the way in which he impressed everybody along with his assured stroke-play, Dhull continued in the identical vein within the second innings.
He reached his century in 200 balls with a 4 by cowl off Shahrukh Khan’s part-time off-spin. After reaching the milestone, Dhull cracked one other 4 down the bottom and a six over long-on earlier than the match was drawn.
In his knock, Dhull made 59 runs by the off-side whereas amassing 54 runs by the on-side whereas taking part in out 144 dot balls.
Dhull has now develop into simply the third batter to make a century in each innings of Ranji Trophy debut after Nari Contractor (152 and 102 not out) for Gujarat in 1952/53 and Virag Awate (126 and 112) did so for Maharashtra in 2012/13.
Dhull has additionally develop into the sixth batter from Delhi to get centuries in each innings of the Ranji Trophy, becoming a member of a membership that includes Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Surinder Khanna, Madan Lal, Ajay Sharma, Raman Lamba and Rishabh Pant.
Earlier, on Thursday, on day one of many 2021/22 Ranji Trophy, Dhull had made 113 off 150 balls, together with 18 boundaries, in Delhi’s first-innings rating of 452 in 141.2 overs.
Dhull opened the batting for Delhi after Tamil Nadu skipper Vijay Shankar elected to bowl first. Dhull watched his opening associate Dhruv Shorey get out for one adopted by one-drop Himmat Singh dismissed for a duck as pacer Sandeep Warrier bagged each wickets.
Dhull was agency in his first innings on the senior degree, main Delhi’s restoration from 7/2 with a 60-run partnership with Nitish Rana (25) for the third wicket, adopted by a 119-run affiliation with Jonty Sidhu for the fourth wicket.
When Dhull was on 97, he was dismissed by pacer M Mohammed however the ball turned out to be a no-ball, giving the teenager a reprieve.
A minimize by level off off-spinner Baba Aparajith took him to his maiden century in first-class cricket, as his Delhi team-mates and assist employees gave an enormous spherical of applause.
Dhull continued to fetch runs until he was trapped lbw by Mohammed for 113. In his first-innins knock, Dhull scored 48 runs on off-side whereas scoring 65 by the on-side.
The month of February has been a incredible one for Dhull, who captained India to profitable the U-19 World Cup closing towards England at Antigua.
Within the event, he made 229 runs in 4 innings at a mean of 76.33. It contains 82 towards South Africa within the event opener and 110 towards Australia within the semifinal.
In between, he missed matches towards Eire and Uganda on account of Covid-19 an infection. After the World Cup triumph, Dhull was included in Delhi’s squad for Ranji Trophy and in addition bagged an IPL contract with Delhi Capitals value Rs 50 lakh.