The Kaalai secured a win by a rather considerable margin.
The Kovai Kings tasted defeat in their match against the Dindigul Dragons.
The number of teams participating in all the domestic tournaments this time will be 37.
The stage is all set for the big final
There will be a new English county tournament called 'The Hundred'
Sameer Dighe who coached Mumbai last season quit from the position due to personal reasons.
Gambhir lost the captaincy before the 2016/17 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Nayar was dropped by Mumbai mid-way through the previous season.
The yo-yo test will be in force for Ranji cricketers as well as at the age group level.
In the erstwhile edition of the Ranji Trophy, Uttar Pradesh finished sixth in Group A.