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220dESPNcricinfo staff

Hooda, Garhwal star in Baroda, Rajasthan triumphs

Baroda captain Deepak Hooda's 34-ball 57 helped his team chase down a target of 179 against Maharashtra while Aditya Garhwal's 51* set up Rajasthan's six-wicket win over Vidarbha

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231dVishal Dikshit in Indore

'I cannot describe this feeling' - Faiz Fazal

As he soaks up that winning feeling, the Vidarbha captain talks about how he always knew his team could go the distance this season. Coach Pandit, meanwhile, is happy to script an inspiring-underdog story

Rajneesh Gurbani
232dThe Report by Vishal Dikshit in Indore

Vidarbha crowned champions in maiden Ranji final

Vidarbha won their maiden Ranji title with a nine-wicket win, coming back into the game after Delhi's spirited fightback had threatened a bigger chase

235dThe report by Vishal Dikshit in Indore

Shorey century holds Vidarbha at bay

Vidarbha debutant Aditya Thakare dealt Delhi two early blows but their No. 3 and No. 6 batsmen fought back and steered them to a relatively safer position of 271 for 6 in Indore

Rajneesh Gurbani
236dThe Preview by Deivarayan Muthu

Happily ever after for Vidarbha or Delhi?

Both sides are unbeaten in the tournament, but Delhi's balance has been shaken up by seamer Vikas Tokas' hamstring problem

Rajneesh Gurbani
237dNagraj Gollapudi

I want Vidarbha to think like winners - Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, former Mumbai captain and current Vidarbha batsman, talks about his role as a mentor with Vidarbha who will play their first Ranji Trophy final from Friday

242dAkshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

I felt anxious all night long - Gurbani

Vidarbha seamer Rajneesh Gurbani, playing the biggest match of his life, could not wait to get back on the field to help his side make history

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243dThe Report by Akshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Gurbani seven-for books Vidarbha's maiden Ranji final berth

With Karnataka less than ten runs away from victory, Gurbani struck twice in the space of ten balls to give Vidarbha the five-run win in an exhilarating finish to the semi-final in Kolkata

244dAkshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Gurbani leads Vidarbha towards maiden Ranji final

With unshakeable confidence, supreme skill and tremendous discipline, Vidarbha's pacers ran through Karnataka's batting order to all but knock out the eight-time champions on the fourth day at Eden Gardens

244dAkshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Resilient Vidarbha continue to dream

Every time Karnataka have threatened to assert their might in a gripping semi-final at Eden Gardens, Vidarbha have fought back - just as they have done all season

245dAkshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Satish, Wankhade offer resistance for Vidarbha

Vidarbha were staring at a heavy defeat before the duo stitched an 88-run partnership to convert a 116-run first-innings deficit into a 79 run lead by the end of day three, with six wickets in hand

246dThe Report by Akshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Nair's gritty ton steals thunder from Gurbani's five-for

Rajneesh Gurbani extended his spectacular streak with his third five-wicket haul in as many matches, but Karun Nair's 148* established Karnataka's ascendancy at Eden Gardens

246dAkshay Gopalakrishnan in Kolkata

Karun Nair's mastery over clinching the clutch

The 26-year old made the latest addition to his repertoire of acing crunch games, with an unbeaten 148 that powered Karnataka to a first-innings lead in the Ranji Trophy semi-final

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