Jaffer said he sensed that he would meet his end sooner or later and didn’t want to wait for that to happen.
Fazal certainly hasn't given up his hopes of playing Test cricket for India.
Fazal, who has over 7,800 runs in 113 first-class games with 19 hundreds, said the final was a big game for Vidarbha and that Ranji Trophy makes Indian cricketers.
Even the Indian team had celebrated the same way after winning the ODI series in New Zealand.
Here are all the major stats and numbers recorded during the 2018/19 Ranji Trophy season.
A lot of class players missed out as it's always tough to pick the best XI from a whopping 37 teams.
All the major stats and numbers recorded during the thrilling Ranji Trophy final between Vidarbha and Saurashtra.
Vidarbha beat Saurashtra in the final by 78 runs to successfully defend their title.
"Absolutely great feeling. Playing tenth final is not a small thing, winning two in two is outstanding," Jaffer said.
Vidarbha will be eyeing to make the early inroads on the final day of play.