Mumbai’s bid to clinch their 41st Ranji Trophy crown, and the first after two seasons, got a significant boost with the availability of fit-again pacer Dhawal Kulkarni for the final against Saurashtra in Pune. (Latest Cricket News)
Other than his inclusion, the Mumbai selectors have retained the squad that secured their place for their 45th title clash in Cuttack.
Significantly, when Mumbai clinched their 40th crown, Saurashtra were their opponents in the 2012-13 season.
The five-day final will begin on February 24.
Mumbai Squad: Aditya Tare (Captain), Abhishek Nayar, Dhaval Kulkarni, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Akhil Herwadkar, Siddhesh Lad, Sufiyan Shaikh, Nikhil Patil (Jr.), Iqbal Abdullah, Shardul Thakur, Balwinder Singh Sandhu (Jr.), Badre Alam, Bhavin Thakkar, Vishal Dabholkar.