Shubham Khajuria helps Jammu and Kashmir create Ranji Trophy history over Mumbai

Jammu and Kashmir created history in the Ranji Trophy on Wednesday when they beat 40-time champions Mumbai by 4 wickets at the first time of asking.

The Group A match at the Wankhede Stadium saw Jammu and Kashmir requiring 179 to win on the final day with nine wickets in hand. They reached the 237-run target to win by four wickets.

Opener Shubham Khajuria was the hero in the run chase as he top scored with 78 off 140 balls with 10 fours and 1 six. Hardeep Singh, batting at number six, remained unbeaten on 41.

Mumbai were stunned on their home ground in the first ever meeting between the two teams

Jammu and Kashmir are coached by former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi, who was appointed this season, replacing Bishan Singh Bedi.


Mumbai 236 and 254 lost to Jammu and Kashmir 254 and 237/6 in 69.2 overs (Khajuria 78, Singh 41*, Parvez Rasool 32, Vishal Dabholkar 2/66)

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