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Mumbai Clinches Record-Extending 42nd Ranji Trophy Title with Commanding Win Over Vidarbha
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Mumbai Clinches Record-Extending 42nd Ranji Trophy Title with Commanding Win Over Vidarbha

Mumbai emerged victorious in the Ranji Trophy final, defeating Vidarbha by a convincing margin of 169 runs. This win marks a historic moment for Mumbai cricket, etching their name on the coveted trophy for a record-extending 42nd time. Dramatic Collapse Seals the Deal for Mumbai After a resolute fight from Vidarbha's Akshay Wadkar (102) and Harsh Dubey (65) on the final day, Mumbai's bowling attack orchestrated a dramatic collapse. They picked up the remaining five wickets for just 15 runs in a span of 32 balls, securing victory. Veteran pacer Dhawal Kulkarni fittingly took the final wicket, bringing the curtains down on his Ranji career in style. Tanush Kotian Shines with Player of the Series Award Young spinner Tanush Kotian played a pivotal role throughout the tourname...
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Double Joy for Mumbai Cricket Team: Record Title Win and Boosted Prize Money

The Mumbai cricket team is celebrating a double victory. Not only did they clinch a record-extending 42nd Ranji Trophy title, but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) also announced a significant increase in prize money. Record-Breaking Triumph Mumbai secured their historic win at the Wankhede Stadium, defeating Vidarbha by a convincing margin of 169 runs. This victory marks not only their 42nd Ranji Trophy title, but also ends an eight-year wait for the coveted trophy. MCA Doubles Down on Support for Mumbai Cricket Team Adding to the celebration, the MCA announced a significant boost to the prize money for the winning team. Previously, the prize money stood at an undisclosed amount. However, the MCA President, Amol Kale, and the Apex Council decided to double the amount. ...
Mumbai Celebrates Ranji Trophy Win: Rahane Praises BCCI for Prioritizing Domestic Cricket
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Mumbai Celebrates Ranji Trophy Win: Rahane Praises BCCI for Prioritizing Domestic Cricket

Elated after securing Mumbai's record-extending 42nd Ranji Trophy title, captain Ajinkya Rahane and coach Omkar Salvi reflected on their triumphant run. The celebrations were not just about the victory, but also an appreciation for the BCCI's renewed focus on domestic cricket. Rahane Lauds BCCI's Commitment to Domestic Cricket While acknowledging the contribution of every player in their championship run, Rahane specifically commended the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for prioritizing domestic tournaments. "I want to mention [about] BCCI for giving importance to domestic cricket, which is a [very] good thing. Allowing players to participate in domestic cricket is very important," he emphasized. This renewed focus by the BCCI aligns with the concerns raised by h...
Shreyas Iyer’s Back Pain Raises Concerns in Ranji Trophy Final
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Shreyas Iyer’s Back Pain Raises Concerns in Ranji Trophy Final

The ongoing Ranji Trophy final between Mumbai and Vidarbha has witnessed a development that has cast a shadow over Mumbai's batting strength. Shreyas Iyer, the captain of the team, sat out the entirety of Day 4 due to back pain. Team Management Assures Fitness for Final Day While Mumbai team manager Bhushan Patil confirmed that Iyer's back pain is a minor issue and he should be fit to play on the last day, the episode has reignited concerns about the batsman's ongoing battle with back injuries. Back Issues Plague Iyer's Recent Career This isn't the first time back pain has disrupted Iyer's cricketing journey. He was reportedly experiencing discomfort during the England tour, which contributed to his mid-series omission from the Indian squad. This setback also resulted in h...
Mumbai Tighten Grip on Ranji Trophy Final: Rahane and Musheer Lead the Charge After Bowling Masterclass
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Mumbai Tighten Grip on Ranji Trophy Final: Rahane and Musheer Lead the Charge After Bowling Masterclass

The Ranji Trophy final between Mumbai and Vidarbha witnessed a day of contrasting fortunes. While it might appear slow-paced on the scoreboard (215 runs for 9 wickets in 75.3 overs), Mumbai's complete dominance has put them firmly in control. Bowling Blitz Dismantles Vidarbha: Mumbai's bowlers delivered a masterful performance, orchestrating a Vidarbha batting collapse. The spin twins, Shams Mulani and Tanush Kotian, were the chief architects of destruction, claiming multiple wickets each. Veteran pacer Dhawal Kulkarni also played a crucial role, removing the vital wicket of in-form batsman Atharva Taide. Vidarbha's Plight: Vidarbha's batting woes were further aggravated by the absence of their primary spinner, Aditya Sarvate, who suffered from back spasms. Struggling agai...
Vidarbha Cruises to Ranji Trophy Final, Mumbai Awaits
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Vidarbha Cruises to Ranji Trophy Final, Mumbai Awaits

Vidarbha secured their place in the Ranji Trophy final after a thrilling 62-run victory over Madhya Pradesh in a nail-biting semi-final encounter at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. The win sets up a mouthwatering final clash against Mumbai, who dominated their semi-final against Tamil Nadu. MP's Chase Falters Despite Early Fight Needing 321 runs for victory on the final day, Madhya Pradesh began their chase with cautious optimism. However, their hopes were dealt a blow early on as Vidarbha's pace duo of Aditya Thakare and Yash Thakur struck twice in quick succession. Yash Dubey (94) provided the lone bright spark for MP, battling through a shaky middle order collapse. He anchored the innings with a fighting knock but lacked adequate support from his teammates. Thakur's Crucial ...