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Gujarat piled up a mountain of runs in front of Punjab as the batting line-up led by Priyank Panchal put up a total of 624/6 on the board with Panchal scoring a triple century. The Punjab bowlers looked like a kid in front of Gujarat batsmen as the batting side made most out of the batting friendly pitch to score such a huge total. Skipper Axar Patel too made a handy contribution with the bat as all-rounder scored a half century. To add icing on the cake, Gujarat bowlers were able to get a wicket in six overs bowled in the last session of the day which further hurt Punjab.
Gujarat 624/6 (Priyank Panchal 314*, Bhargav Merai 65, Axar Patel 65; Sandeep Sharma 3-120) lead by 604 runs vs Punjab 20/1 at Belagavi.
Bengal 99 & 198/3 (Manoj Tiwary 85*, Sudip Chatterjee 67*; Dhawal Kulkarni 2-43) lead by 68 runs vs Mumbai 229 at Nagpur.
Madya Pradesh 217 & 126/5 (Naman Ojha 57; Atit Sheth 3-43) lead by 179 runs vs Baroda 167 (Deepak Hooda 61, Irfan Pathan 31; Ishwar Pandey 5-29) at Dharamsala.
Uttar Pradesh 259 & 60/2 lead by 106 runs vs Railways 213 (Saurabh 74; Imtiaz Ahmed 5-34) at Rajkot.
Odisha cruised to a superlative over Maharashtra at Wayand where Odisha bowlers toppled the batting line up of Maharashtra twice within a matter of two days to register a thumping win. After scoring 319 in the first innings of the game, Odisha bowlers took the charge and dismissed Maharashtra on just a score of 94 in the first innings. Being asked to follow on, Maharashtra failed to face Odisha bowlers and crumbled on a score of 107 to hand an easy win to Odisha.
Odisha 319 defeats Maharashtra by 118 runs Maharashtra 94 & 107 (Vishant More 29; Biplab Samantray 4-34, Suryakant Pradhan 3-36) at Wayand.
Saurashtra 297/6 (Prerak Mankad 100*, Snell Patel 87; Vinay Kumar 4-43) lead by 97 runs vs Karnataka 200 at Patiala.
Delhi 250/8 (Manan Sharma 82*, Milind 37; Rajneesh Gurbani 4-76, Lalit 3-79) lead by 67 runs vs Vidarbha 183 at Chennai.
Assam 126 (Pallav Kumar Das 30; Rahul Shukla 4-46, Ashish Kumar 2-21) trail by 190 runs vs Jharkhand 316 at Vizag.
The game between Goa and Andhra Pradesh is now in an interesting situation as Andhra Pradesh needs 134 runs to win with seven wickets in hands whereas these number of wickets will do it for Goa. The match is evenly poised and the first session of the game will the raise the curtain that wich team will emerge as the winner in the end.
Andhra Pradesh 159 & 99/3 needs 134 runs vs Goa 115 & 276 at Dhanbad.
Chhattisgarh 281 (Manoj Singh 67, Amandeep Khare 51; Diwesh Pathania 6-78) lead by 56 runs vs Services 225 at Mumbai (BKC).
Hyderabad 328 (Tanmay Agarwal 119; Parvez Rasool 4-63) lead by 172 runs vs Jammu & Kashmir 156/7 (Parvez Rasool 70; Ravi Kiran 4-31) at Vadodara .
Haryana 402 (Guntashveer Singh 120; Kanwar Abhinay 4-73) lead by 301 runs vs Himachal Pradesh 101/3 (Prashant Chopra 33; Mohit Sharma 1-13) at Valsad.
Brief scores: Tripura 213 & 17/0 lead by 37 runs vs Kerala 193 (Mohammed Azharuddeen 40, Akshay Chandran 36*; Sanjay Majumder 4-43, Manisankar Murasingh 4-52) at Cuttack.