Nagarkoti, Deepak Chahar star as Rajasthan down Delhi
Pacers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Aniket Choudhary claimed three wickets each while Deepak Chahar contributed with 2-45 with the ball and 18 runs with bat as Rajasthan beat Delhi by 52 runs in Kolkata.
Delhi, who were without captain Shikhar Dhawan, managed to restrict a strong Rajasthan line-up with 218 all out as veteran pacer Ishant Sharma claimed 2-31 with help from Mayank Yadav (3-59), Lalit Yadav (2-26) and Shivank Vasisht (2-31). Legspinner Ravi Bishnoi (1-27) and Rahul Chahar (1-24) claimed key wickets as Delhi were all out for 166. Navdeep Saini, who went wicketless in the first innings, stemmed Delhi’s collapse for a while with 22 off 55 balls. Young batter Yash Dhull managed only 4 off 6 balls before being bowled by Deepak Chahar.
Brief Scores: Rajasthan 218 all out (48.5 overs) beat Delhi 166 all out (42 overs) by 52 runs.
Ramandeep hat-trick propels Punjab to massive win
Right-arm pacer Ramandeep Singh claimed a hat-trick by removing Baroda’s Vikram Solanki, Ninad Rathva and captain Ambati Rayudu and finished with 5-17 as Punjab romped to a nine-wicket victory in Mumbai.
Left-arm spinner Abhishek Sharma contributed with 3-17 as Baroda were bundled out for 81 runs. Punjab opener Prabhsimran Singh smashed 62 off the target in 48 balls as they razed the target in 12 overs.
Brief Scores: Punjab 82/1 (12 overs) beat Baroda 81 all out (20.4 overs) by 9 wickets.
Himachal trounce Manipur
Opener Shubham Arora’s 133 and Amit Kumar’s 120 off 97 balls propelled defending champions Himachal Pradesh to a 199-run win over Manipur in Delhi.
The holders used eight bowlers to defend a total of 363 as they managed to restrict Manipur to 163/8 in 50 overs. Siddharth Sharma, Mayank Dagar and Akash Vasisht claimed two wickets each as Himachal comfortably won the game.
Brief Scores: Himachal Pradesh 362/4 (50 overs) beat Manipur 163/8 (50 overs) by 199 runs.
Gaikwad, Kazi star in Maharashtra's narrow win over Bengal
Maharashtra captain Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 40 while Kedhar Jadhav scored 42 who were later upstaged by Azim Kazi's 106 off 97 balls as they beat Bengal by three wickets in Ranchi.
Batting first, Bengal posted 279/6 in 50 overs after opener Sudip Gharami scored 127 off 132 balls while India allrounder Shahbaz Ahmed scored 62 off 64 balls. Opening alongside Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi managed only 2 off 14 balls.
Brief Scores: Maharashtra 282/7 (50 overs) beat Bengal 279/6 (50 overs) by 3 wickets.
Saha’s ton in vain as Tripura lose to Chandigarh
Wriddhiman Saha’s 101 off 106 balls took Tripura close to a famous victory against Chandigarh, but his dismissal in the penultimate over by pacer Sandeep Sharma saw them lose by just four runs.
Chasing 256 in Delhi, Saha added 148 for the fifth wicket with Rajat Dey (78) before taking them closer to the target. Rohit Dhanda removed Abhijit Sarkar and Rana Dutta in the final over as Chandigarh eked out a narrow run.
Brief Scores: Chandigarh 255/6 (50 overs) beat Tripura 251/9 (50 overs) by 4 runs.
Tanmay, Tilak Varma shine as Hyderabad stun Saurashtra
Captain Tanmay Agarwal scored 124 off 119 balls while opening partner Rohit Rayudu scored 83 off 97 balls as Hyderabad chased down 313 with five wickets in hand against Saurashtra. Young left-hander Tilak Varma contributed with 45 off 36 balls while T. Ravi Teja smashed 34 off 23 balls as Hyderabad reached the target in 48.5 overs.
Saurashtra opener Harvik Desai’s 102 off 120 balls was overshadowed by Agarwal as Cheteshwar Pujara managed 17 off 36 balls.
Brief Scores: Hyderabad 314/5 (48.5 overs) beat Saurashtra 312/9 (50 overs) by 5 wickets.
Mayank, pacers help Karnataka trounce Jharkhand
Karnataka captain Mayank Agarwal scored 53 off 63 while pacers V Koushik (3-18), Vidwath Kaverappa (2-17) and Manoj Bhandage (2-25) struck in unison to help the four-time champions beat Jharkhand by six wickets in Kolkata.
Jharkhand’s wicketkeeper batter Kumar Kushagra (56) and Saurabh Tiwary (11) were the only ones to reach double figures as they all out for 107. Manish Pandey managed 24 off 43 balls in the chase as Karnataka reached the target by the 27th over comfortably.
Brief Scores: Karnataka 108/4 (26.3 overs) beat Jharkhand 107 all out (40.4 overs) by 6 wickets.
Sindhu, Jayant Yadav star in Haryana’s big win
India’s Under-19 World Cup winning allrounder Nishant Sindhu (3-34) and offspinner Jayant Yadav (3-26) along with Rahul Tewatia (2-29) ran riot as Haryana trounced Bihar by nine wickets in Bengaluru.
Pacers Jaideep Bhambhu and Mohit Sharma contributed with a wicket each. Chasing a paltry 159, Haryana skipper Himanshu Rana scored an unbeaten 101 off 57 balls as they chased down the target in 22.2 overs.
Brief Scores: Haryana 159/1 (22.2 overs) beat Bihar 158 all out (47.5 overs) by 9 wickets
Sai Sudarshan shines for TN again
Young batter B. Sai Sudarshan (121) and opening partner N Jagadeesan (107) overshadowed centuries by Harpreet Singh Bhatia (121) and Amandeep Khare (115) as Tamil Nadu edged out Chhattisgarh by 14 runs in Bengaluru.
Experienced batter Baba Aparajith scored 36 not out off 19 balls at the end as TN posted 340/6 in 50 overs batting first. They managed to restrict Chhattisgarh 326/8 thanks to Sonu Yadav’s 3-47.
Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu 340/6 (50 overs) beat Chhattisgarh 326/8 (50 overs) by 14 runs.
Kunnummal’s fiery ton propels Kerala to win
Young opener Rohan Kunnummal came up with another blitz by smashing 17 boundaries and four sixes in his 101-ball 134 as Kerala beat Goa by five wickets in Bengaluru. The lefthander had scored 77 not out in just 28 balls against Andhra in the previous match.
Batting first, Goa managed 241/8 in 50 overs after right-arm pacer Akhil Scaria claimed 3-34 with Nedumankuzhy Basil claimed 2-42. Captain Sachin Baby scored an unbeaten 51 off 54 balls as Kerala survived a three-wicket burst from Siddesh Lad to reach the target in 38.1 overs.
Brief Scores: Kerala 242/5 (38.1 overs) beat Goa 241/8 (50 overs) by 5 wickets.
KS Bharat hundred helps Andhra to big win
India Test wicketkeeper and Andhra skipper KS Bharat scored an unbeaten 100 off 84 balls along with opener Abhishek Reddy’s 136 off 133 balls helped them to a 261-run win over Arunachal Pradesh in Bengaluru.
Bharat was the best performer for Andhra in the ongoing tournament with scores of 33 not out against Goa and 51 against Tamil Nadu. Hanuma Vihari did not bat in the innings. Arunachal were bundled out for 106 while chasing 368 after B. Ayyappa claimed 3-15 while Harishankar Reddy, Shoaib Khan, S Ashish contributed with two wickets each.
Brief Scores: Andhra 367/3 (50 overs) beat Arunachal Pradesh 106 all out (38 overs) by 261 runs.
Patidar falters in MP’s win over Odisha
Rajat Patidar managed a single run off five balls against Odisha as Shubham Sharma’s 69 off 75 balls and opener Abhishek Bhandari’s 52 off 60 balls took Ranji champions Madhya Pradesh to a six-wicket win in Mumbai.
Batting first, Odisha were all out for 172 pacer Kuldeep Sen starred with 4-28. Avesh Khan managed 1-25 while Saransh Jain claimed 2-38.
Brief Scores: Madhya Pradesh 175/4 (31.5 overs) beat Odisha 172 all out (41.1 overs) by 6 wickets.
Railways 399/4 (50 overs) beat Mizoram 145/7 (50 overs) by 254 runs.
Puducherry 303/5 (48 overs) beat Railways 302/6 (50 overs) by 5 wickets.
Assam 221/9 (50 overs) beat Meghalaya 57 all out (20.4 overs) by 164 runs.
Vidarbha 101/3 (17.2 overs) beat Sikkim 97/10 (26.5 overs) by 7 wickets.
Uttar Pradesh 197/4 (47 overs) beat Gujarat 195/9 (50 overs) by 6 wickets.
Jammu and Kashmir 295/9 (50 overs) beat Nagaland 196 all out (44.3 overs) by 99 runs.