Jaydev Unadkat-led Saurashtra has done enough to clinch its second Ranji Trophy title here at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Also Read - Rishabh Pant, Yuzvendra Chahal Get Into a Banter During Live Chat Session of Kevin Pietersen-Virat Kohli | SEE POST
As per the rules, if the final of the Ranji Trophy is headed towards a draw, then the winner is decided on the basis of a first-innings lead. Whoever manages to take the lead in the first innings, is declared as the champion. Also Read - It Was an Emotional Win For Entire Nation: Sachin Tendulkar on 2011 WC Win
Saurashtra bundled out Bengal for 381 on Friday, gaining a slender lead of 44 runs. Also Read - Shahid Afridi Feels PCB Failed to Set Strong Example Against Corruption
Resuming day five at 354/6, Bengal lost its final four wickets for just 27 runs and was bowled out for 381. As soon as Bengal was bowled out, Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat ran around the stadium to celebrate the feat.
Unless something dramatic happens, Saurashtra will be going away with its second Ranji Trophy title. The side had won the tournament last season as well.
At the time of filing the copy, Saurashtra had won the Ranji Trophy on basis of a first-innings lead.