Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh – Rangpo
Sikkim began the day at 477/8 as P. Tamang took them to 532 with an amazing knock of 106 off 144 balls with 12 fours and 2 sixes. Ankur Malik got 43 not out off 44 balls while batting at number 10. LY Lepcha with 5/17 and 4/16 by Tarun Sharma bowled out Arunachal Pradesh for 61.
Sikkim wins the game by an innings and 258 runs
Meghalaya vs Manipur – Shillong
Manipur needed 17 runs with 9 wickets left and it took 6 overs for the loss of R. Longjam for 11 before the winning runs were hit.
Manipur won the game by 8 wickets
Mumbai vs Assam – Guwahati
Mumbai bowlers had the Assam team huffing and puffing at the end of day 3 as they are staving to save off an innings loss. Assam were bowled out for 370 with half centuries by Rahul Hazarika (79), Risav Das (75), G. Sharma (70) and A. Thakuri (51). Shams Mulani picked 4/111 with the ball. Mumbai enforced the follow as Shardul Thakur with 3 and Mohit wickets had Assam reeling at 36/5 when stumps were drawn
Assam needs 281 runs to avoid innings defeat
Bengal vs Baroda – Bengal
Bengal were bowled out for 191, giving Baroda a lead of 78 runs with S. Pathan picking 5/48. Bengal bowlers then had the Baroda batters in trouble as they bowled them out for 98 in their 2nd innings. Opener P. Kumar carried his bat with 62 not out, as Mukesh Kumar picked 4 wickets. Chasing 177 to win, Bengal lost 3 wickets with SK Gharami batting on 28.
Bengal needs 124 runs to win with 7 wickets left
Jharkhand vs Chhattisgarh – Jamshedpur
Jharkhand began the day with a lead of 248 with 7 wickets in hand before getting bowled out for 366. Virat Singh was out for 63 before Saurabh Tiwary scored a quick 69 ball 78 with 10 fours and 2 sixes. Chasing 347 to win, Chhattisgarh lost 4 wickets with the visitors losing their batters at regular intervals. Amandeep Khare was not out on 40 at stumps.
CHG needs 218 runs with 6 wickets left
Bihar vs Mizoram – Nadiad
Bihar bowled out Mizoram for 176 in their first innings and enforced the follow on. Sreevats Goswami top scored with 79, while Sachin Kumar picked 4 wickets with the ball for Bihar. Following on, Mizoram had Taurwar Kohli batting on 67 off 98 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes, as G. Deo picked 2 wickets.
Mizoram needs 154 runs to avoid innings defeat with 7 wickets left
Tripura vs Railways – Surat
Tripura began the day at 70/1 from 14 overs at the end of day 2. Century by Sudeep Chatterjee who is batting on 104 (194 B with 12x4) and Rajat Dey batting on 77 helped Tripura not only avoid the innings loss but also pull ahead with 1 day to play.
Tripura leads Railways by 63 runs with 6 wickets in hand
MP vs Gujarat – Indore
Gujarat had a lot to play for as they ended day 2 at 159/4. The visitors lost their last 6 wickets for 52 with Priyank Panchal getting retired out for 71. Manan Hingrajia scored 66 as Kumar Kartikeya, Saransh Jain and Gaurav Yadav picked 2 wickets each. In their 2nd dig, MP were 2 down at stumps with Himanshu Mantri scoring 65, Shubham Sharma 46* and Rajat Patidar 33* were the two batters at stumps
MP leads GUJ by 290 runs with 8 wickets left
Vidarbha vs Chandigarh – Chandigarh
Just 11 overs were bowled on the 1st two days as Vidarbha scored 307/6 declared in their 1st innings. Sanjay Raghunath top scored with 133 (172B with 15x4 and 3x6). A. Taide scored 76 before the players were called back. Chandigarh were a man down at the end of day 3.
CHD trails VID by 291 runs with 9 wickets left
Punjab vs Jammu and Kashmir – Mohali
J and K ended day 2 at 176/6 and were soon bowled out 212 in their first innings as Baltej Singh picked 5/47. In reply Punjab posted 268 thanks to 69 by Mandeep Singh and 64 by G Brar. In reply skipper Shubham Khajuria fell for 8 to give Baltej his 6th wicket of the day.
J and K trails PUN by 38 runs with 9 wickets left
Goa vs Puducherry – Porvorim
Puducherry ended day 2 at 299/6 with Arun Karthik having scored a century. Only 48 runs were scored as Puducherry were all out for 347. Arun Karthik fell for 122 as Darshan Mishal picked 5/111. 6/61 by Ankit Sharma bowled out Goa for 167 as S. Kauthankar top scored with 49. Chasing 44 to win Paras Dogra was out for 19 as Puducherry missed out a bonus point
PDC won the game by 9 wickets
Services vs Kerala – T’puram
Kerala took a 98 run lead as they bowled out Services for 229 early on day 3. Sachin Baby followed up his 1st innings 159 with a 2nd innings 93 as Kerala declared with a lead of 340 at 242/7. Chasing 341 to win, services batted 7 overs to reach 20 for no loss.
SER needs 321 runs to win with 10 wickets left
Nagaland vs Haryana – Rohtak
Haryana began the day at 56/2 as they declared at 229 for 7 thanks to 75 by opener Y. Singh. Haryana took a lead of 141 before they bowled out Nagaland for 72 with Amit Rana picking 7/24 to take his match figures to 12/39
Haryana win by an innings and 69 runs
Odisha vs HP – Nadaun
Odisha began day 3 at 29/0 still trailing HP by 38 runs. Govind Poddar stole the show with 135 off 176 balls with 17 fours as Odisha were bowled out for 374. He was well supported by P. Singh who scored 73 and S. Pradhan with 50 not out. HP come out on the final day with work to do as they are yet to bat.
HP needs 307 runs to win with 10 wickets left
UP vs Uttarakhand – Lucknow
UP were all out for 142 with Sameer Chaudhary scoring 49 as Agrim Tiwary picked 4 wickets with the ball. Kartikeya Jaiswal then got 2 wickets as the play was called off early once again.
UTK trails UP by 77 runs with 8 wickets left
Andhra vs Delhi – Delhi
Dhruv Shorey struck yet another ton as he was not out on 142 (261B with 12x4 and 1x6) as Delhi made a strong comeback on day 3. Himmat Singh with 45* was keeping Shorey company as stumps were drawn
DEL trails AND by 159 runs with 6 wickets left
Maharashtra vs Tamil Nadu – Pune
Tamil Nadu were all out for 404 falling short of the 1st innings score of 446 by Maharashtra by 42 runs. Vijay Shankar scored his 2nd successive century with 107 off 214 balls with 10 fours. Sandeep Warrier then got rid of the Maharashtra openers as Ruturaj Gaikwad fell for 5. Rahul Tripathi scored 61 off 65 balls to bring the home team back into the game.
MAH leads TN by 146 runs with 7 wickets left
Rajasthan vs Karnataka – Alur
Manish Pandey got to yet another century as he scored 101 off 131 balls with 10 fours and 4 sixes as Karnataka were all out for 445 to take a lead of 316. In reply Rajasthan were all out for 330 scoring at 5 runs per over. Mahipal Lomror was out for 99 with Aditya Garhwal scoring 66 and Samarpit Joshi scoring 63. Karnataka got to the 15 run target in 5 overs to gain the bonus point
Karnataka wins the game by 10 wickets