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MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore, 4th day

Mumbai cope well with absence of key players

Jan 5, 2012: Wasim Jaffer was proud of having made the semi-final with a team missing so many first-choice players but also felt the toss had an important role to play

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore, 4th day

Mumbai make semis on first-innings lead

Jan 5, 2012: Mumbai eased into another Ranji Trophy semi-final on the basis of a massive first-innings lead after their quarter-final against Madhya Pradesh ended in a draw

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore, 3rd day

Chavan ton virtually shuts door on MP

Jan 4, 2012: Mumbai's ruthlessness was on display as their last pair stretched their lead to a 242, almost taking them to the semi-final barring an improbable second-innings collapse

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy 2011-12, quarter-final, Indore

Kaustubh Pawar the quintessential Mumbai batsman, says coach

Jan 3, 2012: Sulakshan Kulkarni, the Mumbai coach, says Kaustubh Pawar typifies the defiant attitude of Mumbai batsman and says it is nice to have a batsman in the side who is willing to keep the ball on the ground

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore, 2nd day

Kaustubh Pawar turns the tables on MP

Jan 3, 2012: Kaustubh Pawar rescued Mumbai from a precarious position with a fiercely-determined century and along with the lower order, all but batted Madhya Pradesh out of the Ranji Trophy

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

Madhya Pradesh v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore

Why so defensive, Mumbai?

Jan 2, 2012: Madhya Pradesh's last pair was at the crease when the Mumbai captain Wasim Jaffer pushed back seven fielders to the deep. It set the tone for a day when Mumbai just refused to take charge.

Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

Ranji Trophy Elite League 2011-12, quarter-finals, 1st day

Dogged Chopra steers Rajasthan out of trouble

Jan 2, 2012: A round-up of the first day's play from the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy Elite League

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Madhya Pradesh v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore

MP rally after timid batting effort

Jan 2, 2012: Madhya Pradesh's fast bowlers fought back with relentless discipline, after their batsmen displayed poor application against an average attack, on a wicket that demanded it

The Report by Abhishek Purohit at the Holkar Cricket Stadium

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore

Madhya Pradesh banking on seamers

Jan 1, 2012: While Mumbai's depleted attack might not seem threatening, they have the pedigree of Dhawal Kulkarni and Ramesh Powar to test MP, who are banking on TP Sudhindra and Ishwar Pandey to make inroads

Abhishek Purohit in Indore

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy quarter-final, Indore

'The balance has been missing' - Jaffer

Jan 1, 2012: The Mumbai side that will face Madhya Pradesh is almost unrecognisable from the team that played Rajasthan last year, due to injuries and unavailability of players

Abhishek Purohit in Indore

MP v Mumbai, Ranji Trophy Elite, 3rd quarter-final, Indore

Off-season preparation the reason for MP's rise

Jan 1, 2012: The lack of star players and professional signings has actually worked in Madhya Pradesh's favour this season. They've also shown the resilience to progress after a disastrous season opener

Abhishek Purohit
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Tournament Results
Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan at Chennai - Jan 19-23, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Mumbai - Jan 10-13, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 10-12, 2012
Rajasthan won by 64 runs
Hyderabad v Rajasthan at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
M. Pradesh v Mumbai at Indore - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Mumbai won on 1st innings)
Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra at Chennai - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
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