MP start their pursuit on solid ground.

Madhya Pradesh in good position with 123 runs on the board . Mumbai scored 374 points in first innings .

Bhopal, India: Madhya Pradesh continued its strong presence on the second day of the Ranji Trophy final against Mumbai in Bengaluru, chasing history.MP was in a good position with 123 runs on the board, with the only loss being Himanshu Mantri.Before stumps were called on Day 2, Yash Dubey and Shubham Sharma were unbeaten on 44 and 41, respectively.Mumbai scored 374 points in the first innings.

MP is doing well, according to former MP team member Devendra Bundela, but it is too early to predict the winner.It's a five-day match.On Day 3, the morning session will be crucial.To win this match, MP batters will have to keep their cool.

Tanush Kotian was then castled for 15 runs to put Mumbai seven runs behind, but Gaurav Yadav dismissed Tushar Deshpande immediately after the second session to take his third wicket of the season.Sarfaraz Khan, on the other end, had a different approach.He proved his worth in the squad once more by joining the company.Sarfaraz Khan, however, scored his 8th First-Class century and was the last batter to lose.When the batter tried to run quickly, Yadav dismissed Sarfaraz.

Anubhav Agarwal took his third wicket of the season after Dhawal Kulkarni nicked off for 1 to claim his third wicket of the season, but Sarfaraz took his ton soon after.Mumbai recorded a total of 374 innings against MP in the first round.Madhya Pradesh fought back well on day one with five wickets on the first day, following Yashasvi Jaiswal's 87-run opening stand.Though Shaw was three runs behind on a half-century, Jaiswal made 78 before being dismissed by Anubhav Agarwal.