Wasim Jaffer bereaved as father passes away

Mumbai`s senior opening batsman Wasim Jaffer today lost his father who passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra following a brief illness.

Mumbai thrash Saurashtra to clinch Ranji crown for 40th time

A dominant Mumbai lifted their 40th Ranji Trophy title after skipper Ajit Agarkar and Dhawal Kulkarni combined to wreck Saurshtra for an innings and 125-run victory.

Agarkar attributes success to team effort

Skipper Ajit Agarkar on Monday attributed Mumbai`s innings and 125-run victory over Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final to combined team effort and said lifting the title for a record 40th time makes it even more special.

Ranji Trophy Final, Day 2: Mumbai vs Saurashtra - As it happened

Live updates from the second day of the Ranji Trophy final.

Ranji Trophy final, Day 2: Jaffer scores record-setting ton to put Mumbai on top

Riding on opener Wasim Jaffer`s record-setting 32nd hundred in the championship, Mumbai took firm control of their Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra on day two at the Wankhede Stadium here today.

I was aware of Ranji record: Jaffer

After surpassing ex-Mumbai teammate Amol Muzumdar to become the highest run-scorer in Ranji Trophy history, former India Test opener Wasim Jaffer today said he was aware of the record and termed it a special feeling.

We need to get good breakthrough to come back, says Jaydev

Despite being bundled out for a paltry 148 in their first innings, Saurashtra captain Jaydev Shah has not lost hopes of making a comeback in the Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai, saying the rival batsmen would also struggle on the Wankhede strip.

Ranji Trophy final, Day 1: Mumbai dismiss Saurashtra cheaply as Kulkarni picks four

Medium pacer Dhawal Kulkarni spearheaded the Mumbai attack superbly to snap up four wickets and help the hosts bundle out Saurashtra for a meagre first innings total of 142 on day one of the five-day Ranji Trophy final at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday.

Mumbai vs Saurashtra, Ranji Trophy Final, Day 1: As it happened...

Mumbai will be looking to seal their 40th Ranji title with a win against a depleted Saurashtra in the finals at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.

Ranji Trophy final Preview: Mumbai have a battle on their hands

It will be tough for Saurashtra, playing their first Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai, who are looking to win the national championship for the 40th time.

Mumbai start favourites against Saurashtra in final

History and form make them the odds-on favourites but Mumbai are not taking things for granted ahead of Saturday’s Ranji Trophy summit showdown with Saurashtra, who have upset many an apple cart en route to the final here.

Mumbai are favourites in Ranji final, says Kotak

Veteran Saurashtra batsman Sitanshu Kotak feels that the star-studded Mumbai side gunning for their 40th Ranji Trophy title will be favourites in the summit clash starting on Saturday.

Happy to have played a full season without injury: Nayar

Key Mumbai batting all-rounder Abhishek Nayar is happy that he has been able to play a full season without suffering an injury that hampered his progress during previous seasons, and is focussed on the Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra commencing here on January 26.

Mumbai retain squad for Ranji Trophy final

Mumbai, bidding to regain the Ranji Trophy championship after a gap of two seasons, on Wednesday retained their semifinal squad for the summit clash against Saurashtra.

Mumbai consolidate on drab second day

Mumbai captain Ajit Agarkar and glovesman Aditya Tare grinded a pedestrian Services attack to score patient centuries as the 39-time champions finished the second day`s play of their Ranji Trophy semifinal on 380 for six in 143 overs.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai settles for draw against Saurashtra

Despite the need for an outright win, Mumbai today settled for a draw in their group "A" match against Saurashtra when they restricted the hosts to 300 and then decided to bat again instead of imposing follow-on.

Ranji Trophy 2012-13: Mumbai in command after Tare`s double ton, century for Sharma

Aditya Tare struck a double century while Rohit Sharma slammed a ton as Mumbai took command after posting a mammoth 606/5 declared in their Group A match against Saurashtra here on Sunday.

Mumbai to take on Saurashtra in Group `A` Ranji match

The Ajit Agarkar-led Mumbai team will take on Saurashtra in a crucial Group `A` Ranji Trophy match, starting at the SCA stadium Khandheri here from Saturday.