Ranji Trophy: Rain keeps TN, Andhra indoors; Karnataka consolidates

No play was possible in Ongole, where Tamil Nadu still trails Andhra by 94 runs with the fourth day left to play. In Group A, Karantaka strengthened its position against Mumbai by reaching 81 for three in its second innings.

Odisha players pose for a photograph after the nine-wicket win over Assam in Guwahati.   -  PTI

Priyank Panchal made an unbeaten 124 in Gujarat's second innings, taking his team to 187 for one at stumps on day three. At Nagpur, Baroda was 288 for seven at stumps, still trailing Vidarbha's 529 for six dec. in its first innings. In Belagavi, Ronit More took five for 52 to help Karnataka bowl Mumbai out for 205. Odisha recorded a nine-wicket win over Assam in Guwahati, with Rajesh Mohanty taking six for 55.

Day 3: As it happened

Here are the summarised scores from Elite Groups A and B, Group C, and Plate.

Group A

At Raipur: Chhattisgarh 300 & 2 for two in 4 overs vs. Railways 330 in 121.5 overs (Pratham Singh 66, Mahesh Rawat 110, Harsh Tyagi 55, Pankaj Rao five for 72)

At Nadiad: Gujarat 324 & 187 for one in 47 overs (Priyank Panchal 124 batting) vs. Saurashtra 349 in 108 overs (Harvik Desai 82, Snell Patel 62, Jaydev Shah 81 n.o.)

At Belagavi: Karnataka 400 & 81 for three in 34 overs vs. Mumbai 205 in 85.5 overs (Jay Bista 70, Ronit More five for 52)

At Nagpur: Vidarbha 529 for six dec. vs. Baroda 288 for seven in 104 overs (Aditya Waghmode 103, Deepak Hooda 100)

Group B

At Kolkata: Bengal 147 & 184 in 56.5 overs (Manoj Tiwary 62, Sandeep Warrier five for 33) vs. Kerala 291 & 44 for one in 11 overs

At Ongole: Play washed out due to rain

At Hyderabad: Hyderabad 460 vs. Delhi 245 for six in 97 overs (Hiten Dalal 93, Nitish Rana 82)

At Indore: Punjab 293 & 127 for one in 30 overs (Abhishek Sharma 78) vs. Madhya Pradesh 315 in 124.2 overs (Rajat Patidar 73, Naman Ojha 51, Yash Dubey 65 n.o., Mayank Markande four for 70)

Group C

At Guwahati: Assam 121 & 132 in 50 overs (Sibsankar Roy 56, Rajesh Mohanty six for 55) vs. Odisha 240 & 16 for one in 3.3 overs

At Ranchi: Rajasthan 100 & 379 in 127.4 overs (Robin Bist 45, Ashok Menaria 125, Rajesh Bishnoi 82, Anukul Roy four for 97) vs. Jharkhand 152 & 24 for no loss in 8 overs

At Lahli: Haryana 276 & 185 in 70 overs (Pramod Chandila 122 n.o., Krishna Das five for 41) vs. Goa 177 & 30 for two in 12 overs

At Srinagar: Tripura 124 & 233 for four in 81 overs (Udiyan Bose 67, Smit Patel 71 batting, Pratyush Singh 40 batting) vs. Jammu & Kashmir 442

At New Delhi: Services 260 & 35 for one in 13 overs vs. Uttar Pradesh 535 for nine decl. in 159.2 overs (Priyam Garg 88, Akshdeep Nath 56, Suresh Raina 41, Rinku Singh 163 n.o., Zeeshan Ansari 76, Diwesh Pathania four for 104)

Plate

At Shillong: Meghalaya 389 vs. Nagaland 106 & 332 for eight in 103 overs (Sedezhalie Rupero 68, Abrar Kazi 129 batting, Paras Sehrawat 57)  

At Jorhat: Mizoram 219 & 116 in 37 overs (Thokchom Singh four for 20) vs. Manipur 319 & 19 for two in 7.5 overs

At Bhubaneswar: Uttarakhand 582 for nine decl. vs. Sikkim 264 in 96 overs (Nilesh Lamichaney 57, Milind Kumar 133) & 27 for two in 12 overs 

At Puducherry: Puducherry vs. Bihar – No play