Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

733dShashank Kishore in Indore

'It was just a question of belief' - Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel could not have scripted a better end to the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy. He first scored 90 to set up a lead and followed it with 143 to seal the highest successful chase in a final. In this ch

Day 4

733dShashank Kishore in Indore

Workhorse Nayar overcomes sickness before final

Abhishek Nayar has contributed wholeheartedly with both bat and ball going into the Ranji Trophy final. On the eve of the match, he even fought against sickness before taking more wickets and sco

Day 3

736dThe Report by Shashank Kishore in Indore

Iyer, Suryakumar lead Mumbai's fightback

A 127-run third-wicket stand between Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav helped Mumbai turn a 100-run first-innings deficit into a 108-run lead by the end of day three, with seven wickets in hand

Day 2

736dThe Report by Shashank Kishore in Indore

Parthiv, Juneja give Gujarat handy lead

Fifties from Parthiv Patel (90) and Manprit Juneja (77) ensured Gujarat retained the advantage in the Ranji Trophy final, having secured a first-innings lead

736dShashank Kishore in Indore

Dropped chances sabotage Mumbai's title defence

On a day neither side could entirely claim as their own, Aditya Tare believed the game would have been different had Mumbai taken the opportunities that Gujarat offered

Day 1


737dShashank Kishore in Indore

Transformed Juneja channels Sehwag, Geet Sethi

After a skyrocketing start, Manprit Juneja's career graph took a steep downturn, but he's back among the runs now, after a series of chats with a billiards legend

Rare defeat


Last time Mumbai lost a Ranji final, before this - to Haryana, by 2 runs. They had won 11 Ranji finals since then. Overall, it is only their 5th loss in 46 final appearances.

Maiden title


No. of Ranji Trophy titles for Gujarat, this is the first. They are the 17th team to become Ranji champions.

Parthiv's favourties


No. of centuries for Parthiv in first-class matches against Mumbai, including this. He hasn't scored more than 2 centuries against any other team.

Big target


Highest target successfully chased in a Ranji final, by Hyderabad v Nawanagar in 1937-38. Mumbai have set 312 in this final. However, a draw is enough for Gujarat.

Can Mumbai win?


No. of times a team has won a Ranji final after facing a deficit in 1st inns; Mumbai have done it twice. They lead over 250 in this final after conceding a lead of 100.

Shreyas in finals


Runs scored by Shreyas Iyer in last season's Ranji Trophy final, against Saurashtra. He has reached a fifty in this year's final too.

Second of the season


No. of times Gujarat has taken the first inns lead against Mumbai this season. They are the first side to do this against Mumbai in a Ranji season in the last ten years.

Mumbai's rare low


No. of lower first inns totals for Mumbai in Ranji finals, than the 228 this time. Their two lowest: 151 v TN in 1972-73 and 191 v Holkar in 1947-48.

Yadav's feat


Runs for Suryakumar Yadav in fc career, reaching there in this final. Since his debut in Dec 2010, no Mumbai player has scored more than him; Nayar 3264 comes next.

A long wait


Last and the only time Gujarat entered finals of a Ranji Trophy season, before this. They had lost to Holkar then. However, this is Mumbai's 46th final, a record.