• BATSMEN
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    2.5 Bose gets it spot on this time! swinging away and was fuller in length, Kukreja poked at it and Abhishek Jhunjhunwala took it comfortably at third slip 3/1
    79 flighted delivery on good length outside off stump, turning in sharply, Jaffer moves forward to defend, misses the line and gets an inside edge onto the pads, lobs straight to Das at short-leg 268/4
    8
    10
    16
    1
    0
    80.00
    6.3 rapped on the pads! this is wicket number 50 for Ranadeb Bose. full, swinging in and Mota is trapped in front. At first glance it appeared as if it was straying down leg but the umpire was convinced 14/2
    52.3 Breakthrough! flighted ball outside off stump, Sachin goes down on one knee and slog sweep, fails to keep it down, flat and straight to Shukla at deep mid-wicket who takes a good low catch 201/3
    79.3 Ganguly strikes! good length ball on the off stump, nipping back in, Muzumdar stretches fortward to defend but is beaten by the movement, gets rapped on the pads on the off stump line, good decision from Umpire Hariharan 268/5
    90.2 run out! what a terrible mixup! Samanth drives to cover, sets off for the run, Sharma sets off as well from the non-striker's end, Samanth suddenly decides against it, runs back, Sharma almost reaches the striker's end, tries to head back, Shib Sagar Singh at cover throws to the 'keeper's end, Dasgupta throws it to the bowler and Sharma is well short of his crease 298/7
    90.1 edged and taken! Sarkar pitches it up again outside off stump, Nair doesn't quite get behind the line of the ball, there was a noise, 'keeper takes the catch and the slip fielders believe that they've got him. Nair didn;t look convinced with the decision, replays showed the bat hitting the ground 298/6
    94 edged and another one! no doubt about this one, pitched full outdide off, curving away, Samanth plays away from it and a clear edge taken by Dasgupta 299/8
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    20
    44
    1
    0
    45.00
    98.4 bowled and it's all over! yorker on off and middle, Powar steps down to the wrong delivery, swings, misses, the ball darts in after pitching and the middle stump goes back a couple of yards, lovely sight for Sarkar 320/10
    97.3 another edge and taken! full, curving away from the right-hander, tentative prod on the front foot, ball takes the outside edge and the umpire raises the finger without hesitation 314/9
    not out
    3
    1
    6
    0
    0
    300.00
    Extras
    14 (lb 1, nb 12, w 1)
    TOTAL
    320 all out (98.4 Overs, RR: 3.24, 476 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (SO Kukreja, 2.5 ov), 2-14 (WA Mota, 6.3 ov), 3-201 (SR Tendulkar, 52.3 ov), 4-268 (W Jaffer, 78.6 ov), 5-268 (AA Muzumdar, 79.3 ov), 6-298 (AM Nayar, 90.1 ov), 7-298 (RG Sharma, 90.2 ov), 8-299 (VR Samant, 93.6 ov), 9-314 (Z Khan, 97.3 ov), 10-320 (RR Powar, 98.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RR Bose2997742.6500
    SS Sarkar21.457623.5017
    SC Ganguly1643011.8702
    AB Dinda1656704.1803
    SS Lahiri1606924.3100
  • BATSMEN
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    0.3 what a start! Agarkar digs it in short at the batsman's body, Dasgupta tried to fend it away, ball hits the gloves and lobs to Rohit Sharma at short leg, no doubt about that one! 0/1
    9.2 what a ball! edged and taken by Samanth! Zaheer lands it back of a length at a lively pace, Das stays back, is cramped for room, sticks his bat out and the 'keeper takes a thin edge 28/3
    1.4 another one bites the dust! edged and taken by the 'keeper, ball pitches on middle and leg, slants away, Jhunjhunwala pays the price for some footwork and pokes at it 3/2
    42
    43
    76
    8
    0
    97.67
    16.2 the bowling change worked! pitched bang on middle stump, Tiwary gets forward tentatively, struck right in front, and the ball would have crashed onto middle, easy decision for the umpire 72/7
    9.3 castled! first ball! Ganguly plays on and the middle stump is flattened! Zaheer pitches it on the corridor of uncertainty outside off stump, Ganguly fails to use his feet, plays away from his body and inside edges onto his stumps 28/4
    15.3 Zaheer backs his fourth! overpitched outside off, goes for the drive, the late away swing induces an edge and Samant takes it comfortably 72/5
    16 another edge! pitched outside off, angled across, Shukla falls prey to yet another teaser from Zaheer, gets a thick outside edge and Samant pouches it 72/6
    32.1 Tossed on off and middle, Lahiri goes back and across, turns it to midwicket, sets off for a single, hesitates midway, the fielder relays the ball to Powar who effects the run-out, the umpire goes upstairs for a referral and Lahiri is a few inches short 143/10
    23.3 skied to mid-off and Agarkar takes it easily! Sarkar backs away a little too far, tries to heave it over long-off, gets the top edge and fails to beat the infield 106/8
    24.3 caught at bat-pad! tossed up and turning, Bose gets forward, the ball hits the tip of the bat, strikes the pads and lobs up to Kukreja at forward short leg 108/9
    not out
    22
    27
    31
    2
    1
    81.48
    Extras
    1 (nb 1)
    TOTAL
    143 all out (32.1 Overs, RR: 4.44, 158 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (D Dasgupta, 0.3 ov), 2-3 (AA Jhunjhunwala, 1.4 ov), 3-28 (Arindam Das, 9.2 ov), 4-28 (SC Ganguly, 9.3 ov), 5-72 (RS Gavaskar, 15.3 ov), 6-72 (LR Shukla, 15.6 ov), 7-72 (MK Tiwary, 16.2 ov), 8-106 (SS Sarkar, 23.3 ov), 9-108 (RR Bose, 24.3 ov), 10-143 (SS Lahiri, 32.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    AB Agarkar1024214.2000
    Z Khan1124053.6300
    WA Mota402115.2501
    AM Nayar301816.0000
    RR Powar4.102215.2800
  • BATSMEN
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    2.3 taken by Dasgupta! Bose pitches it on the channel outside off, Kukreja thrusts his bat forward, Dasgupta and gang go up in appeal immediately and the umpire raises his finger. Kukreja looks unhappy, replays show that the bat clipped the pad 6/1
    53
    92
    166
    8
    1
    57.60
    34.5 taken it! return catch for Bose! pitched up on middle and leg, swinging away, Jaffer is drawn forward and ends up spooning it straight to Bose who takes it with ease 119/3
    57
    85
    118
    7
    1
    67.05
    27.4 beaten! a sudden lapse of concentration from Sharma. Length ball on off stump, comes in, Sharma defends but gets a thick inside edge onto the stumps, ball clips the bails. On first glance it seemed like he was beaten for pace 113/2
    48.5 edged and taken! Sarkar pitches it a little full on off, deviates slightly after pitching, Mota gets forward, didn't know whether to play at it or not, gets the thin outside edge to Dasgupta 160/4
    53.5 Gone! Short and wide again, Tendulkar gets the placement wrong, flat-bats it straight to Manoj Tiwary at shot cover, Lahiri strikes gold in his first over 188/5
    68.5 stunner of a catch! Full, outside off, swinging away, Muzumdar gives the charge, doesnt quite get to the pitch of it, spoons it uppishly and Manoj Tiwary hangs on to it brilliantly with one hand at gully, diving to his left 257/6
    69.2 taken! fuller delivery compared to the previous one, Nair attempts the same stroke, Dasgupta pouches the outside edge 262/7
    73.1 length ball around the off stump, not much of swing and Powar tries to heave away over mid-on, fails to clear the fielder, hits it flat and straight to Ganguly at mid-on, simple catch taken and Mumbai 9-down 273/9
    71 edged and taken! Arindam Das at first slip hangs on to it! beautiful delivery pitched on the corridor outside off, Agarkar pokes at it and the ball carries at a comfortable height to slip, Dasgupta intelligently allows Das to go for it 269/8
    not out
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    23
    43
    1
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    39.13
    13
    26
    31
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    50.00
    80.3 the death rattle! full, at the stumps, swinging in to the right-hander, Zaheer goes for a expansive hoick over midwicket and the ball crashes onto the middle and leg stumps That's five for Ranadeb Bose 294/10
    Extras
    18 (lb 4, nb 14)
    TOTAL
    294 all out (80.3 Overs, RR: 3.65, 393 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-6 (SO Kukreja, 2.3 ov), 2-113 (RG Sharma, 27.4 ov), 3-119 (W Jaffer, 34.5 ov), 4-160 (WA Mota, 48.5 ov), 5-188 (SR Tendulkar, 53.5 ov), 6-257 (AA Muzumdar, 68.5 ov), 7-262 (AM Nayar, 69.2 ov), 8-269 (AB Agarkar, 70.6 ov), 9-273 (RR Powar, 73.1 ov), 10-294 (Z Khan, 80.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RR Bose26.367152.6700
    SS Sarkar1425433.8508
    AB Dinda2567012.8000
    SS Lahiri1208617.1602
    SC Ganguly30903.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    46.2 Mota strikes! pitched up on the corridor outside off stump, Dasgupta loses his patience for a split second, tries to drive past cover, gets a thick outside edge and a straightforward take for Samant 153/3
    14.2 got 'im! Mota is finally rewarded! fullish in length, swinging away, tempting Das to go for the drive, Wasim Jaffer takes it comfortably at chest height 39/1
    22.1 He's in business already! Tossed up, turning in, Jhunjhunwala tries to play across the line, ball his the front pad and the umpire raises his finger, the fielders are confident and the umpire is convinced, Jhunjhunwala is not stunned 65/2
    75.2 Gone! and the breakthrough finally comes! short of a length and wide, Tiwary plays away from the body and cuts it straight to Rohit Sharma at point, Sharma judges it well and does a tumble 270/4
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    208
    12
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    69.76
    91.1 gone! Zak traps Sourav again! short of a length, Ganguly backs away and whacks it in the air, ends up hitting it down Powar's throat at long-on, Ganguly kicks the air in frustration, he can't figure out what induced him to fall into that trap 338/8
    88.5 edged and taken! lapse in concentration from Gavaskar! pitched on a good length outside off, slanting away, Gavaskar pays the price for the lack of foot movement and edges straight to Sahil Kukreja at first slip 334/5
    89.2 castled! Zak's got 'im! good length delivery coming in just a tad, Shukla seemed like he was beaten for pace and the ball clipped the top of off stump 335/6
    89.5 trapped on the pads and given! Zaheer changes his line of attack, comes round the wicket and it works! pitches on off stump, comes in just a fraction, Lahiri is caught at the crease, ball strikes the top flap of the front pad, in line with leg stump, easy decision for the umpire 335/7
    91.5 Zak's on fire! classic left-arm seamer's dismissal, switches back to over the wicket, good length delivery, deviates away , Sarkar stretches his bat out and edges to Samant who dives to his left 338/9
    not out
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    1
    8
    0
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    100.00
    92.2 that's the win! it's all ovahh! Dinda gives himself room and goes for a heave ho on the on-side! the ball gets the top edge and skies towards point, Wasim Jaffer runs from gully, Abhishek Nair runs from the direction of cover, a near collision takes place but Nair manages to hang onto it comfortably 339/10
    Extras
    19 (b 2, lb 4, nb 12, w 1)
    TOTAL
    339 all out (92.2 Overs, RR: 3.67, 421 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Arindam Das, 14.2 ov), 2-65 (AA Jhunjhunwala, 22.1 ov), 3-153 (D Dasgupta, 46.2 ov), 4-270 (MK Tiwary, 75.2 ov), 5-334 (RS Gavaskar, 88.5 ov), 6-335 (LR Shukla, 89.2 ov), 7-335 (SS Lahiri, 89.5 ov), 8-338 (SC Ganguly, 91.1 ov), 9-338 (SS Sarkar, 91.5 ov), 10-339 (AB Dinda, 92.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    AB Agarkar17.265623.2300
    Z Khan24411944.9509
    WA Mota1363422.6100
    AM Nayar1222912.4103
    RR Powar2348513.6910
    SR Tendulkar301003.3300

Close of Play

  • Fri, 02 Feb - day 1 - Mumbai 1st innings 281/5 (RG Sharma 9*, AM Nayar 4*, 83 ov)
  • Sat, 03 Feb - day 2 - Mumbai 2nd innings 113/2 (W Jaffer 50*, WA Mota 0*, 30 ov)
  • Sun, 04 Feb - day 3 - Bengal 2nd innings 98/2 (D Dasgupta 43*, MK Tiwary 19*, 32 ov)
  • Mon, 05 Feb - day 4 - Bengal 2nd innings 339 (92.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Dasgupta to miss first two Ranji one-dayers

    Deep Dasgupta has been banned for the first two games of the Ranji Trophy One-Day tournament due to his side's slow over-rate in the Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai

  • Leaders of a revival

    Sidharth Monga picks out the stars of Mumbai's successful come-from-behind 2007 Ranji Trophy victory

  • 'It has been a tremendous team effort' - Muzumdar

    There were sharply contrasting scenes in the home and away dressing-rooms immediately after Mumbai won the Ranji Trophy

  • Zaheer leads Mumbai to victory

    Mumbai rode on another superb bowling performance by Zaheer Khan to clinch the Ranji Trophy for the 37th time, staving off a spirited batting effort by Bengal to beat them by 132 runs at the Wankhede Stadium

  • Chhota Dada adds steel to swagger

    When Manoj Tiwary hits he hits, when he defends he defends. There are no half-measures, no lack of clarity, writes Sidharth Monga

Bengal 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st39Arindam DasD Dasgupta
2nd26AA JhunjhunwalaD Dasgupta
3rd88D DasguptaMK Tiwary
4th117SC GangulyMK Tiwary
5th64SC GangulyRS Gavaskar
6th1SC GangulyLR Shukla
7th0SC GangulySS Lahiri
8th3SC GangulySS Sarkar
9th0RR BoseSS Sarkar
10th1RR BoseAB Dinda