Home > News >

Mithun Manhas’ innings a lesson for youngsters, says Delhi coach Vijay Dahiya

Pakistan to construct cricket stadiums across the country

Delhi batsman Mithun Manhas scored 161 runs in 273 balls against Odisha in Ranji Trophy tie, which included 26 boundaries © Getty Images

 

New Delhi: Nov 11, 2012

 

Delhi’s chief cricket coach Vijay Dahiya was pleased with his side’s dominant performance over Odisha in the Ranji Trophy match and lauded veteran Mithun Manhas for his unbeaten 161 at the Ferozeshah Kotla Saturday.

 

The 33-year-old Manhas scored 161 in 273 balls, which included 26 boundaries.

 

“Good day. I am pleased. Mithun played very well. I think his innings should be a lesson for youngsters. The Delhi team revolves around players like him and Shikhar Dhawan. The young guys like Milind Kumar and Mohit Sharma should look at his innings and learn from him,” said Dahiya.

 

Milind, 21, and Mohit, 20, got out cheaply against a listless Odisha bowling attack.

 

“I am not exactly worried about the young guys nor am I unhappy with them. It is just that they should spend more time at the crease. There is no hurry, you have the entire day, so make the most of your opportunities,” added Dahiya, who is a former India wicketkeeper.

 

“Players have to respond to the situation. In the middle, it is completely their decision to decide what to do with the ball. No one is coming to tell them,” added Dahiya when asked about the shot selection of his batsmen.

 

Talking of his team’s chances of winning the on-going match, he said: “It depends on how we bowl tomorrow. It won’t exactly be easy as the Odisha batsmen will also come out with a set mindset.”

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 14, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

More

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Colombo

Match drawn

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

Photos

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test

Videos

Highlights of Phil Hughes' double ton

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: Long live the King

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: The last great pace bowling all-rounder

India vs England Live Cricket Score 3rd Test Day 4 at Southampton: Hosts in command

Alastair Cook England England vs India England vs India 2014 Ian Bell India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 South Africa South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2014 South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2014

India vs England 2014, Day 4 of 3rd Test at Southampton: It will be difficult for India to save the match, says Shikhar Dhawan

India vs England 2014, Day 4 of 3rd Test at Southampton: England are desperate to win, says Joe Root

James Anderson in fresh controversy during India-England 3rd Test at Southampton?

India vs England 2014, Day 4 of 3rd Test at Southampton: Defeat stares as Indians continue to find ways of getting out

Alex Doolan looking forward to first Indian tour

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test at Southampton: India’s lacklustre performance, Moeen Ali’s rise as a spinner and other highlights of play on Day 4

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: A symbol of genius encompassing almost two decades

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: Long live the King

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: How the legend began

Jacques Kallis retires from international cricket: The last great pace bowling all-rounder

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

11 Posts | 2 Fans

Brazil vs Netherlands, 3rd place Fifa World Cup 2014 match Video Highlights

Prevent Diabetes Tip – get regular health check-ups

Do Xiaomi smartphones covertly spy on its users?

Ajay Devgn gets 2500 cops shirtless in Singham Returns!

India vs England 3rd Test, Day 4: 5 interesting highlights of the day’s play

Rafael to miss rest of Man Utd’s tour of the USA with groin injury

UPSC protesters torch buses, police booth in Delhi!

Motorola Moto G gets Rs 2,000 off on Flipkart

Will Nawazuddin Siddiqui throw a success bash for Salman Khan’s Kick?

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here