Andhra beat Saurashtra by 150 runs
Andhra defeated Saurashtra by 150 runs thanks to spinner Lalith Mohan’s six-wicket haul (6/58) in the second innings, after he had taken five wickets in the first innings. Andhra Pradesh’s 415 and 164 for 7 wickets in 45 overs defeated Saurashtra’s 237 and 192 in 56.2 overs by 150 runs (Cheteshwar Pujara’s 91; Lalith Mohan’s 6/58).
TN thump Assam
Tamil Nadu defeated Assam by an innings score of 70 runs to earn their first win of the season. Tamil Nadu 540 versus Assam 266 and 204 in 88.1 overs (Rishav Das 58; Ajith Ram 5/70).
Chandigarh grab three points
Chandigarh secured three points against Railways by virtue of a first-innings lead in a game that ended in a tie on the last day.
Railways 386 all out and 71 for 1 in 17 overs (Shivam Chaudhary 33 not out) tied with Chandigarh 485 for 8 declared in 149 overs (Manan Vohra 126, Gaurav Puri 102 not out, Kunal Mahajan 83; Himanshu Sangwan 3/64).
Akash Deep bags a ten-wicket haul
Bengal raced into the quarterfinals with an inning and 50-run victory over Haryana, aided by the return of Bengal bowler Akash Deep with a career-high 10 wickets. Brief Scores: Bengal 419 and Haryana 163 and f/o 206 (Yuvraj Singh 78, Chaitanya Bishnoi 55; Akash Deep 5/51, Mukesh Kumar 3/62, Ishan Porel 2/42)
Karnataka-Kerala share points
Karnataka earned three points after drawing with Kerala in their Ranji Trophy Group C match. Brief Scores: Kerala 342 all out and 96 for 4 (Sachin Baby, not out, with 37 not out) tied. Karnataka 485 for 9
Rajasthan humiliates Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh was defeated by Rajasthan by 167 runs. Brief Scores: Rajasthan 360 and 268 for 3 declared (Mahipal Lomror 130) defeated Chhattisgarh 199 and 262 in 83.4 overs (AG Tiwary 51, Shanshank Singh 51, Sumit Ruikar 47, MJ Suthar 6/116)
Goa topped Services
At Palam, Goa recorded an impressive victory over Services. Services, who were 139 for 2 at the end of the first day, had their opener Ravi Chauhan make a brave century, but the team still lost by an innings when they were bowled for 304. Brief Scores: Goa 483 for 9 declared in 155.2 overs defeated Services 175 in 59.2 overs and 304 in 91 overs.
Jharkhand triumph by ten wickets.
In 27 overs, Jharkhand defeated Puducherry by 10 wickets while chasing a target of 70. Brief Scores: Jharkhand 412 all out and 73 for no loss, defeated Pondicherry 231 all out and 250 all out in 26.2 overs (Kumar Deobrat 38 not out).