Ranji Trophy: Kerala beat Punjab by just 21 runs while Andhra finished the day trailing Hyderabad by 219 runs.
Mohammed Siraj celebrated his India call-up with a four wicket haul as Hyderabad dismissed Karnataka for 183 on the first day of a Ranji Trophy group A encounter
At stumps on Day three, Central Zone were 214 for four taking a lead of 111 runs with six wickets in hand against South Zone. With cracks appearing on the 22-yard strip and the odd ball turning, Central will fancy their chances if they get a lead of 225-240 on this track.
Opener Jalaj Saxena struck 110 while glovesman Naman Ojha in the form of his life, remained undefeated on 122 as none of the North bowlers deployed by captain Gautam Gambhir could create an impact on a placid PCA Stadium track on the day.
Batting first, the hosts could manage a meagre 152 in their first innings, but fought back strongly to bundle Madhya Pradesh out for 60.
Juneja's unbeaten 178 ensured that India A ended the third day of their four-day fixture at 408 for 7, trailing New Zealand A's first innings total of 437 by just 29 runs.
Left proved to be right for the Kiwis as the two left-handers Anderson (100) and Devcich (115) added 165 runs for the fifth wicket after India A bowlers had reduced New Zealand A to 43 for four by the 18th over.
New Zealand were in trouble at one point with the scoreboard reading 106 for six before Ronchi's swift counter-attacking knock of 125 off only 110 balls changed the course of the New Zealand A innings at the Port Trust Stadium.
Saxena and Dhruv's exploits helped India A to dismiss the Australians for 235 in the first innings and leave them at 195-3 in their 2nd essay.
Jharkhand batsman Ishank Jaggi scored a gutsy century to bail his team out of a precarious situation as East Zone finished their first innings at a respectable 232 against Central Zone on the third day of the Duleep Trophy final.
Half the West Indies 'A' team failed to get on the score-sheet as India 'A' bowlers wrecked havoc to guide the visitors to a thumping 108-run win in the second unofficial one-dayer and level the three-match 1-1 here.
India 'A''s batting woes continued unabated with tailender Jalaj Saxena being the only exception as the visitors folded for 230 in their first innings on the opening day of the decisive third and final unofficial cricket Test against the West Indies 'A' here on Saturday.