Parthiv Patel scored 143 and steered Gujarat through a chase of 312 to lead them to their maiden Ranji Trophy title
A sense of togetherness off the field translated into stellar performances on it, and Gujarat was rewarded with a maiden Ranji Trophy title
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
Mumbai captain Aditya Tare said his side's fielding and choice of strokes while batting was responsible for their first loss in a Ranji Trophy final since 1990-91
Gujarat will have to achieve the highest successful fourth-innings chase in Ranji Trophy history to beat Mumbai in Indore
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
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
Shreyas Iyer, who made 82 to spearhead Mumbai's resurgence in the Ranji Trophy final, was not pleased with Gujarat's defensive tactics on day three
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
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
The Gujarat bowling attack, without Jasprit Bumrah on national duty, combined well to dismiss defending champions Mumbai for 228 on the first day of the Ranji Trophy final in Indore
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
As Mumbai begin their quest for their 42nd Ranji title, Aditya Tare, their captain, elucidates on the burning desire to win that has become a part of the Mumbai tradition
Mumbai have won a formidable 41 out of 45 Ranji finals, but this will be Gujarat's best chance after waiting more than six decades to have a shot at the title
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.
No. of Ranji Trophy titles for Gujarat, this is the first. They are the 17th team to become Ranji champions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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