The title battle in the India Cricket Tournament Ranji Trophy has now begun. The final will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru between Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai from today. Under the captaincy of Aditya Srivastava, the Madhya Pradesh team is going to be eyeing to create history by winning their maiden Ranji trophy. However, it is not going to be so easy for Madhya Pradesh to win the title, as it is going to face the 41-time champions Of Mumbai' Dhaakad team. This time, the captaincy of the Mumbai team is in the hands of Team India's star opener Prithvi Shaw. He will put in all his might to make the team a champion.
Mumbai's lead in the last 5 matches is heavy: If we talk about the last five Ranji matches between Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai, then the team seems to be leaning a little towards Mumbai. In the last five matches, two have been won by Mumbai, while the other three have been draws. The last four matches between the two teams have been drawn in a row. In one of these, Mumbai won on the basis of the first innings. The good thing for the Madhya Pradesh team is that they have also won four of their last five matches so far this season. While the Mumbai team won only three of the last five matches.
Madhya Pradesh's strength: Rajat Patidar, who proved to be a hero for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL this time, is going to be seen as the vice-captain in the Madhya Pradesh team. Rajat also scored a century this time in the IPL. In such a situation, his brilliant form is going to give Madhya Pradesh its first title. He has so far scored the most 506 runs in 5 matches for his team this season. Among the bowlers, spinner Kumar Karthikeya has come second in the list of overall most wickets with 27 wickets in 5 matches.