In the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy, he was one of the key faces to make Mumbai the Ranji Trophy champions for the 40th time. He took 5/33 against the Services in the Semi-final, after scoring 20* in the 1st innings. He followed it up with 4/24 and 5/32 against 1st time finalists Saurashtra to bowl them out for 148 and 82, and thus ensure a win by an innings and 125 runs in the final. He was rewarded with a chance in the India A cricket squad. He was selected for the quadrangular series in 2014 where he played a key role for india winning the cup. Following this success he was selected for the ODI squad in england when india toured them (England).