KSCA XI was on the verge of an innings win over Goa CA after a fine performance from K.P. Appanna on the third day of their Safi Darashah Trophy match here on Thursday.

The left-arm spinner finished with figures of five for 85 from the first innings, helping dismiss Goa for 304, before taking three more scalps as the opponent followed on.

At stumps, Goa was 147 for six, needing to score 76 more runs to make KSCA XI bat again.

Elsewhere in the city, Haryana CA all but sealed victory over Odisha CA. Chasing 178 to win, Haryana reached 130 for one on the penultimate day.

Rajasthan CA and Saurashtra CA too held the upper hand in their clashes with Jharkhand CA and KSCA Colts.

Over in Mysore, Assam’s medium-pacer Krishna Das returned figures of eight for 32 to help his team gain a vital first-innings lead of 74 runs against Baroda CA.

The scores: At Bangalore: KSCA XI 527 for six in 120 overs vs Goa CA 304 in 86.3 overs (Ravikant Shukla 77, Keenan Vaz 66, Darshan Misal 61, K.P. Appanna five for 85) and 147 for six in 49 overs (Ravikant Shukla 75 n.o., Rohan Belekar 32, K.P. Appanna three for 43).

Jharkhand CA 298 in 111.1 overs and 205 for six in 60 overs (Akash Verma 89 n.o., Saurabh Tiwary 50, Madhur Khatri three for 66) vs Rajasthan CA 374 in 102.5 overs (Vineet Saxena 103, Dishanth Yagnik 58, Rahul Shukla six for 88, Sunny Gupta three for 84).

KSCA Colts 295 in 107.3 overs and 280 in 70.2 overs (Sanjay Ranjan Kumar 57, N. Bharath 56, Dinesh Borwankar 50, K.N. Bharath 47, Rahul Dave four for 28) vs Saurashtra CA 368 in 92.4 overs (Dharmendra Jadeja 42 n.o.) and 14 for one in seven overs.

CA of Bengal 359 in 113.5 overs and 387 for six in 66 overs (Rohan Banerjee 134, Wriddhiman Saha 100 n.o., Sudip Chaterjee 84, Sandipan Das 35) vs Tripura CA 299 in 88 overs (Nirupam Choudhary 44, Banti Roy 40, M. Sanjay 34 n.o., Manjit Ghosh three for 41, Veer Pratap three for 92).

Odisha CA 194 in 71.4 overs and 257 in 85.5 overs (Biplab Samantray 86, Arvind Singh 45, Deepak Behera 38, Rahul Tewatia five for 84, Harshal Patel three for 47) vs Haryana CA 274 in 86.5 overs and 130 for one in 40 overs (Abhimanyu Khod 50, Sunny Singh 36 n.o.).

Kerala CA 388 for eight in 120 overs and 141 for two in 31 overs (V.A. Jagadeesh 52 n.o., Rohan Prem 46 n.o., Nikhilesh Surendran 39) vs KSCA President’s XI 428 for eight in 120 overs (K.C. Avinash 133, Shishir Bhavani 106 n.o., Pawan Desphande 90, Sandeep Warrier five for 90).

At Mysore: KSCA Secretary’s XI 479 for nine decl. in 119 overs vs Andhra CA 369 for six in 100 overs (Sriram 124, D.B. Prashanth 123, Srikanth 34, Shiva Kumar 32 n.o., Sinan Abdul Khader three for 98).

Assam CA 222 in 74.2 overs and 178 for eight in 81 overs (Rajesh Powar 43, Gokul Sharma 35, Avijit Singha Roy 25, Sumit Singh four for 20) vs Baroda CA 148 in 52.3 overs (Aditya Wadhmode 91, Krishna Das eight for 32).

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