Mumbai reduced Tamil Nadu to 249 for seven in their first innings to take control of the Ranji Trophy Group B match in Chennai on Monday.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka defended their title as they managed a one-run win over Tamil Nadu in a thrilling final.
With UP already taking 114 runs first innings lead and just one full day's play remaining, the match is heading for a tame draw.
Resuming at overnight 137/2, Abhinav Mukund (111) and Baba Aparajith (109) shared a 190-run third wicket stand to give South the upperhand in the match.
Baba Aparajith (212) and Manish Pandey (213) added 330 runs in 84.1 overs for the fourth and sixth wicket for South Zone.
It was an unbroken partnership of 161 between Aparajith (93 batting), who is just seven short of his second first-class century and Pandey (81 batting) that took South to a position of safety after they were reduced to 52 for three in 16 overs.
West Indies A batsman Kirk Edwards scored an authoritative 104 to take tourists to 312 for 9 in the third unofficial ODI - a total which was insurmountable for Yuvraj Singh's India A.
India made light work of Pakistan's target with Lokesh Rahul hitting an unbeaten 93 and Manprit Juneja making 41 not out. The pair put on 132 runs for the second wicket which saw India home with 16.2 overs to spare.
The 24-year-old, who has been in contention for national selection for a while now after a string of impressive performances, got the nod in the squad after the national selectors preferred to go in with a young team.
After spending time on the sidelines for 12 matches, the 24-year-old all-rounder from Bijbehara area in south Kashmir finally found a place in the playing XI of Pune Warriors.