In a competitive semi-final between Mumbai and Services, It was the former who came on top. Services put up a valiant effort on the fifth day to take the game into a sixth, but struggled to put up a fight on the final day as they lost two key batsmen early to give Mumbai a victory and a place in the Ranji Trophy final.

The 39-time champions will meet Saurashtra in the final to be played in Mumbai from January 26-30.

Mumbai dismissed Services for 240 on the sixth day to take a huge first innings lead of 214 runs, which sealed a spot in the title round.

A champion team knows pretty well as to when they should play their 'A' game and that's exactly what Ajit Agarkar's men did on the final day.