Home giants Mumbai accomplished the formality of qualifying for the Ranji Trophy remaining by advantage of first-innings lead on the ultimate day of their last-four match in opposition to Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday. The 41-time champions, Mumbai totally dominated from the primary ball of the sport, which resulted in a draw, on the Simply Cricket Academy floor.
Mumbai had posted 393 of their first innings after which bundled out Uttar Pradesh for a meager 180, to achieve an enormous first-innings lead.
At stumps of Day 4, Mumbai took an general lead of 662 runs, making it amply clear that there was just one end result potential from the match.
Each Sarfaraz (59 not out) and Mulani (51 not out) accomplished their half-centuries, after which each the captains determined to shake arms.
Mumbai posted 533 for 4 of their second essay.
Sarfaraz hit one boundary and three sixes, whereas Mulani hammered six fours.
Mumbai will meet Madhya Pradesh within the remaining, which will probably be performed on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium from June 22.
The ultimate will probably be a battle between two former Mumbai gamers Amol Mazumdar and Chandrakant Pandit, who’re coaches of Mumbai and MP respectively.
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