Himachal Pradesh 19 for 0 trail Services 226 (Punia 64, Malik 3-33, Dhawan 3-57) by 207 runs
The new-ball pair of Vikramjeet Malik and Rishi Dhawan took three wickets each as Himachal Pradesh bowled out Services for 226 in Delhi after putting them in. Soumik Chatterjee (42) and Devender Lochab (32) were the only ones among the top eight batsmen to go past 20. Had it not been for No. 9 Deepak Punia's counterattacking 64 off 67 deliveries, Services would have struggled to reach 200 as they were reeling on 147 for 8. Punia cracked nine fours and two sixes and was last man out, going caught behind off Dhawan. The legspinner Karanveer Singh took two wickets, including that of key batsman Rajat Paliwal. Services reached 19 for no loss at stumps.
Hyderabad 281 for 6 (Teja 96, Akshath Reddy 55) v Andhra
Hyderabad captain DB Ravi Teja's 96 led his side to 281 for 6 against Andhra in Visakhapatnam. Andhra captain Mohammad Kaif decided to bowl but Hyderabad had an opening partnership of 70 between T Suman (35) and Akshath Reddy (55). Andhra managed to send back the openers eventually and Hanuma Vihari fell cheaply but Teja and B Anirudh (45) put on 107 for the fourth wicket before the latter's run-out ended the stand. Teja faced 167 balls and struck 13 fours before falling late in the day. DP Vijaykumar and B Ayyappa picked up two wickets each for Andhra.
Goa 313 for 6 (Desai 75, Misal 67*, Bandekar 60, Thampi 3-97) v Kerala
Goa lost their way after a strong start but recovered to finish on 313 for 6 after being inserted by Kerala in Wayanad. Amogh Desai (75) dominated an opening stand of 92 with Swapnil Asnodkar but debutant seamer Basil Thampi and Nizar Niyas struck regularly after that to reduce Goa to 168 for 5. Saurabh Bandekar and Darshan Misal hit sixties in a partnership worth 108 to lift the visitors again. Bandekar's exit ended the stand in the 72nd over but Misal carried on to remain unbeaten on 67.
Assam 68 for 4 trail Tripura 135 (Roy 3-6, K Das 3-41) by 67 runs
Tripura were shot out for 135 in Guwahati but hit back to reduce Assam to 68 for 4. Tripura had been reduced to 37 for 5 before former Baroda batsman Rakesh Solanki (30) and Manisankar Murasingh (47) scraped some runs. No other Tripura batsman managed more than 16. Krishna Das and Sibsankar Roy picked up three wickets each while Arup Das took two. Assam were in trouble at 35 for 4, having lost captain Dheeraj Jadhav for 3 and former Tamil Nadu batsman Arun Karthik for 5. Gokul Sharma dug in till stumps and Abu Nechim struck a few boundaries to take the partnership to 33.