Madhya Pradesh claim first Ranji Trophy title after beating Mumbai by six wickets

Madhya Pradesh won their first ever Ranji Trophy title by beating Mumbai by six wickets in the final contested at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium. Shubham Sharma was named ‘Man of the Match’ after scoring 146 runs in two innings and helping the winning side take a decisive lead in the first inning.

Madhya Pradesh produced a historic moment in Ranji Trophy as they won the final of the current edition beating Mumbai by six wickets, securing the first title. The final was played at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium and a comfortable lead in the first leg helped them clinch the trophy. Mumbai scored 374 in the first innings and Madhya Pradesh responded with a bigger total. Madhya Pradesh posted 536 in the first innings thanks to the centuries of Yash Dubey, Shubham Sharma and Rajat Patidar. The team took a 162-point lead in the first inning.

MP then limited the opposition to 269 in the opening innings and they easily chased the target of 108 runs with six wickets in hand. Life has come full circle for Madhya Pradesh coach Chandrakant Pandit who failed in the 1998-99 season to lead his team to victory as captain but fulfilled his dream as a coach.


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“I failed when I was captain. Aditya Shrivastava did it. I was always looking for a challenging job. There are a lot of young people in the team. I want to develop a cricket culture in that state. I used to play for MP, and so I knew the culture. When the coaching offer came, I couldn’t give it up. Sometimes you feel there is talent, but they have to develop cricket culture,” Pandit said after the match.

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