1st Semi Final- Bihar vs Meghalaya – Shillong
Bihar started the day at 329/6 with Bipin Saurabh well past a huge ton. Saurabh was out for 177 as Bihar were bowled out for 428. Veer Pratap Singh scoring a 72 ball 50 down the order. Meghalaya were all out for 134 as Rajesh Bishnoi Jr scored 40 and Ashutosh Aman picked 4/21 for Bihar. Armed with a lead of 294, Bihar opted to bat again and were 28 for no loss at stumps.
Bihar leads Meghalaya by 322 runs with 10 wickets left
2nd Semi Finals – Sikkim vs Manipur – Surat
Manipur were 1 down at the end of day trailing by 183 runs and went on to get bowled out for 166 as Bashir Rahman top scored with 31. Sikkim bowled well and Bijay Prasad with 4/18 did the trick. Kishan Singha then got 3 wickets as Sikkim at one stage were 9/4 after having taken a 1st innings lead of 63 before recovering to end the day at 85/4.
Sikkim leads Meghalaya by 148 runs with 6 wickets left
Arunachal Pradesh vs Mizoram – Ahmedabad -5th place game for Plate League
Mizoram ended the 2nd day in a strong position as Taruwar Kohli came back to form with a fine century. Kohli scored 144 runs off 223 balls with 16 fours as L. Joseph chipped in with 73 runs off 143 balls .
Mizoram leads Arunachal by 133 runs with 4 wickets left
Elite League Group A Games –
Baroda vs Uttarakhand – Dehradun
Starting the day at 74/4 Uttarakhand reach 199 thanks to 63 by Swapnil Singh and 45 by Akhil Rawat. Ninad Rathva was the lead wicket taker for Baroda with figures of 4/19. Trailing by 113 runs, Baroda were 3 wickets down with P. Moliya scoring 36 for the visitors.
BAR trails UTK by 12 runs with 7 wickets left
Bengal vs Haryana – Rohtak
Anustup Majumdar began the day at 137 only to fall 8 runs later for 145 as Bengal could only add 84 runs to their overnight score of 335 to be all out for 419. Akash Deep then ripped through the Haryana batting to capture 5/61 as Haryana were bowled out for 163. Sumit Kumar top scored for Haryana with 70 not out off 74 balls with 9 fours and 4 sixes.
BEN leads HAR by 256 runs (yet to bat)
Himachal Pradesh vs Nagaland – Nadaun
Starting the day at 285/6, Himachal Pradesh were all out for 346 with Ankit Kalsi staying not out on 160. Mayank Dagar swung his bat to score 58 off 53 balls with 10 fours and one six in his innings. Vinay Galetia with 3/57 and Rishi Dhawan with 2/29 had Nagaland in trouble with 5 wickets down at the end of the day.
NGL trails HP by 160 runs with 5 wickets left
UP vs Odisha – Meerut
Odisha lost their last 5 wickets for mere 4 runs after being bowled out for 226 after starting the day at 222/5. Kunal Yadav did the trick with the ball with 5/47 as Shantanu Mishra top scored with 109. Priyam Garg led the charge for UP with 122 off 185 balls with 15 fours, while Rinku Singh was not out on 73 at stumps.
UP leads ODI by 31 runs with 6 wickets left
Elite League Group B Matches –
Andhra vs Saurashtra – Rajkot
Andhra started the day at 256/5 and went on to add 160 runs more before getting all out for 416. Ashwin Hebbar scored 109 from 198 balls with 12 fours and a six as Sakariya, D. Jadeja and Dodiya picked 3 wickets each. In reply, the home team had lost 3 wickets including the big wicket of Pujara for 5.
SAU trails AND by 293 runs with 7 wickets left
Tamil Nadu vs Assam – Chennai
Vijay Shankar got to his 3rd successive ton as the home team Tamil Nadu batted Assam into submission. Pradosh Paul scored yet another ton as he top scored with 153 off 212 balls with 16 fours. Shankar scored 112 off 187 balls with 7 fours and a six as Tamil Nadu were all out for 540. Riyan Parag scored 78 ball 48 for Assam as S Ajith Ram picked 2 wickets for the home team.
ASM trails TN by 420 runs with 6 wickets left
Delhi vs Mumbai – Delhi
Debutant Vaibhav Rawal got a brilliant 114 off 195 balls with 16 fours to give Delhi a slender lead. Captain Himmat Singh chipped in with 85 before getting out stumped off Shams Mulani.
DEL leads MUM by 23 runs with 3 wickets left
Maharashtra vs Hyderabad – Pune
Naushad Shaikh added 7 runs to his overnight score of 145 as Maharashtra lost their last 5 wickets soon to be bowled out for 385. Kartikeya Kak was the lead wicket taker with 7/91 from his 24 overs. Hyderabad thanks to 68 by Rohit Rayudu and by Rahul Radesh made a good start before losing a flurry of wickets.
HYD trails MAH by 209 runs with 6 wickets left
Elite League Group C Matches –
Puducherry vs Jharkhand – Puducherry
Jharkhand picked the last 3 wickets for 33 runs to bowl out Puducherry for 250. In reply, Jharkhand got a good start thanks to 45 by Kumar Suraj and 44 by Aryaman Sen. At stumps Virat Singh was batting on 79 along with Saurabh Tiwary on 58.
JHA leads PDC by 19 runs with 7 wickets left
Rajasthan vs Chhattisgarh – Jodhpur
Starting the day at 330/8, Rajasthan were all out for 360 as Manav Suthar stayed not out on 64. Aniket Chaudhary with 4/25 and 3/45 by Manav Suthar broke the back of the Chhattisgarh batting as they were 9 down at stumps.
CHG trails RAJ by 162 runs with 1 wicket left
Goa vs Services – Delhi
Goa began the day with 82 off 231 balls by M. Khulkar as Eknath Kerkar with 85 not out and 58 not out by Darshan Misal gave the visitors the advantage at the end of day 2.
Goa leads SER by 106 runs runs with 5 wickets left
Karnataka vs Kerala – T’ Puram
Sachin Baby got to yet another century to score 141 off 307 balls with 17 fours and a six as he was supported by Jalaj Saxena who scored 57 before Kerala was all out for 342. Karnataka lost opener Samarth for a duck before losing Padikkal for 29. Skipper Mayank Agarwal was not out on 87 along with Nikin Jose on 16.
Elite League Group D matches
Vidarbha vs Gujarat – Nagpur
Gujarat began the day with an overall lead of 114 after bowling out Vidarbha for 74. The visiting side were soon all out for 256 with a lead of 182 as Sarwate picked 5/64. Vidarbha then were all out for 254 in their 2nd dig as Jitesh Sharma scored 69 off 53 balls with 4 fours and 5 sixes. Siddharth Desai picked 6/74 with the ball as Gujarat were set a target of 72 to win.
GUJ needs 67 runs more to win with 9 wickets left
Tripura vs Jammu and Kashmir – Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir ended day 2 at 241/3 after yet another weather affected day at Jammu. Abhinav Puri scored 121 off 316 balls with 11 fours, Khajuria (53) and Vivrant Sharma (55) were the other top scorers.
Railways vs Chandigarh – Chandigarh
Railways were all out for 386 after adding 59 runs to their overnight score of 327/8. Sandeep Sharma picked 6/116 as Chandigarh made a strong start to their 1st innings. Manan Vohra was not out on 113 off 189 balls with 16 fours along with Kunal Mahajan on 66 off 114 balls with 11 fours.
CHD trails RLYS by 174 runs with 8 wickets left
Punjab vs Madhya Pradesh – Mohali
Punjab were bowled out for 443 after starting the day at 302/5, Nehal Wadhera got to his maiden double century. Wadhera scored 214 off 333 balls with 20 fours and 3 sixes as Anmolpreet Singh was out for 120. In reply defending champs MP were in trouble as Yash Dubey and Shubham Sharma both scored 50 each. Siddharth Kaul, Mayank Markande and Abhishek Sharma picked 2 wickets each.
MP trails PUN by 293 runs with 4 wickets left