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MP vs MUM, Ranji Trophy 2022 Final Day 5 Live Updates: Madhya Pradesh defeated Mumbai by 6 wickets to win their maiden Ranji Trophy title on Sunday in Bengaluru. Chasing a modest 108-run target, Himanshu Mantri scored top-scored with 37 while Shubham Sharma played a 30-run innings. Rajat Patidar contributed with an unbeaten knock of 30 runs.
Earlier, Shaw and makeshift opener Hardik Tamore (as Yashasvi Jaiswal didn’t open due to an ankle injury) started off well for a 63-run opening stand. Both batters got reprieves – Shaw was dropped by pacer Gaurav Yadav while Tamore was given a life by Rajat Read More
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Madhya Pradesh have created history. They defeated 41-time champion Mumbai by 6 wickets to win their maiden Ranji Trophy title on Sunday in Bengaluru. In the chase of 108, Himanshu Mantri scored top-scored with 37 while Shubham Sharma played a 30-run innings. Rajat Patidar remained unbeaten on 30.
Shubham Sharma looked to finish the chase but has to walk back. Shams Mulani strikes again and gets his man. Pitched up delivery, outside off, Shubham goes for the slog but ends up getting caught by Arman Jaffer near short cover. MP: 101/4, need 7 runs to win.
Rajath Patidar and Shubham Sharma are at the crease and they need to score 8 more runs to script history. MP: 100/3, need 8 runs to win.
Shams Mulani strikes for Mumbai and gets rid of Himanshu Mantri. Quicker delivery, around the offs stump. Mantri goes for the sweep but edges it back onto his leg stump. MP: 54/2, need 54 to win.
Himanshu Mantri and Shubham Sharma have been anchoring MP’s chase remarkably. They took the onus after an early dismissal of opener Yash Dubey and have brought up a fifty-run stand. MP: 52/1, need 56 to win
Dhawal Kulkarni draws first blood, Yash Dubey departs for 1. Madhya Pradesh need 106 to win with 9 wickets in hands.
Madhya Pradesh openers Himanshu Mantri and Yash Dubey walk out bat. Shams Mulani begins Mumbai’s attack
Madhya Pradesh need 108 runs to win their first Ranji Trophy title. Parth Sahani (2/43) and Kumar Kartikeya (4/98) shared six wickets among each other to bowl out Mumbai for 269. For Mumbai, Suved Parkar top-socred in the second innings with a 51-run knock while Prithvi Shaw and Sarfaraz Khan contributed with the innings of 44 and 45 respectively.
Mumbai is desperate for runs and making silly mistakes to get it. Another mix-up in the middle and Tushar Deshpande has to pay the price. No proper communication for the run as both the batters were in the middle of the pitch. Kumar Kartikeya collects the ball and catches Deshpande well short of the crease. MUM: 252/9, lead by 93 runs.
Kumar Kartikeya is on a roll. He strikes again and hunts down Tanush Kotian. he bowled it down the leg side, tempting the batter to go for the sweep. The latter does it and gets a fine edge. Himanshu Mantri takes a brilliant catch to end Kotian’s innings. MUM: 250/8, lead by 88 runs.
Sarfaraz Khan departs for 45; a huge blow for Mumbai, especially when they are looking to get runs on the board to challenge MP. Parth Sahani strikes and gets his maiden First-class wicket. Quicker delivery, Sarfaraz goes for the slog sweep but mistimes. It goes up in the air and Anubhav Agarwal takes a great catch near deep mid-wicket. MUM: 236/7, lead by 74 runs.
A big mix-up in the middle and it resulted in Mulani’s Run out. Sarfaraz called for a single, which was never there, and he backed out when Mulani was halfway through. Jain reached quickly near the ball, picked it up and hit it straight to the wickets. Mulani was never going to make his crease. MUM: 232/6, lead by 70 runs.
Kumar Kartekiya does the magic again. It’s his second wicket in the same over and Mumbai’s top-order is back in the hut. Tossed ou delivery, Yashavi looked to slog it over mid-wicket but gets a leading edge. MUM: 198/5, lead by 36 runs.
He has just raised his bat to celebrate a fifty and now walks back to the dressing room. Kumar Kartikeya has provided the breakthrough. Flatter delivery, angling inside. Parkar looks to play the cut shot but misses it. The ball rams into the off stump. MUM: 192/4, lead by 30 runs.
Suved Parker leading Mumbai’s fightback on the final day and brings up his half-century. MUM: 192/3, lead by 30 runs
Sarfaraz Khan is in the middle and as usual, changing the course of the game. Consecutive boundaries for the batter and Mumbai has taken a 2nd innings lead. A sweep to get a four, followed by a SIX against Parth Sahani. MUM: 175/3, lead by 14 runs.
CLEAN BOWLED! The slower one does the trick for Yadav. A sudden change of pace and the ball crashes into the leg stump. Jaffer shuffled across and fails to guard the stumps. MUM: 139/3
Arman Jaffer and Hardik Tamole walk out to bat on the fifth and the final day of the Ranji Trophy final. Kumar Kartikeya starts the proceedings with the ball.
Madhya Pradesh 536 all out in 177.2 overs (Yash Dubey 133, Rajat Patidar 122, Shubham Sharma 116; Shams Mulani 5/173, Tushar Deshpande 3/116)
Mumbai 374 all out in 127.4 overs and 113/2 in 22 overs (Prithvi Shaw 44, Armaan Jaffer 30 not out; Gaurav Yadav 1/23, Kumar Kartikeya Singh 1/50) trail by 49 runs
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Left-arm spinner Kumar Kartikeya Singh drew the first blood when Tamore chopped onto his stumps while attempting a sweep. Shaw, who had brought out some fireworks against Kartikeya and Anubhav Agarwal, was constantly enticed by Madhya Pradesh’s bowling attack to attack balls on the fifth stump line in the outside off-stump channel.
If Friday belonged to Yash Dubey and Shubham Sharma making 133 and 116 respectively, Saturday saw Patidar hit the third century of Madhya Pradesh’s first innings, followed by Saransh contributing with a useful knock from the lower-order. For Mumbai, left-arm spinner Shams Mulani took 5/173 in 63.2 overs.
Patidar continued from where he left on day three, slamming the third century of Madhya Pradesh’s first innings, with chants of ‘RCB, RCB’ coming from the crowd. Patidar, resuming from an overnight score of 67, began with a flick through mid-wicket off Mohit Awasthi. Mumbai tried to unsettle Patidar by banging the ball into the pitch, but with the bounce not much, Patidar was easily able to pull through mid-wicket twice.
Here are the playing XIs:
MP Playing XI: Yash Dubey, Himanshu Mantri (wk), Shubham S Sharma, Rajat Patidar, Aditya Shrivastava (c), Akshat Raghuwanshi, Parth Sahani, Saransh Jain, Kumar Kartikeya, Anubhav Agarwal, Gaurav Yadav.
Mumbai Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Armaan Jaffer, Suved Parkar, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardik Tamore (wk), Shams Mulani, Tanush Kotian, Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande, Mohit Avasthi.