The third day of the ongoing Ranji Trophy Group B match between Mumbai and Himachal Pradesh was washed out without a ball being bowled due to wet-outfield here on Wednesday. <p></p> <p></p>Rain and wet-outfield had also washed out the second day's play of the game on Tuesday at the picturesque HPCA stadium. <p></p> <p></p>On Wednesday morning there was bright sunshine but an overnight hailstorm meant that there was a delayed start. <p></p> <p></p>The first inspection was called at 11 AM, which was then deferred to 1 PM by match referee Gaurav Vashisht and umpires S Ravi and Vineet Kulkarni. <p></p> <p></p>A final inspection was scheduled at 2.30 PM, but before it happened a dark cloud settled above the ground, which forced the umpires to call off the day's proceedings. <p></p> <p></p>Mumbai are sitting pretty at 372 for 5 in their first essay, courtesy an unbeaten 226 by in-form Sarfaraz Khan. <p></p> <p></p>On the fourth and final day, Sarfaraz would be looking to score consecutive triple hundreds, a rare feat in any kind of cricket. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile in other Group B encounters, Uttar Pradesh defeated Madhya Pradesh by seven wickets with young opener Aryan Juval hitting an unbeaten 74 in their pursuit of 175 at Indore. <p></p> <p></p>At the Motibaug ground in Vadodara, Saurashtra thrashed hosts Baroda by four wickets. <p></p> <p></p>In the national capital at the Karnail Singh stadium, Karnataka surpassed Railways first-innings total of 182 and now have a narrow 17-run first-innings lead with wicket-keeper S Sharath (56) and Prateek Jain (2) at the crease. They ended the third day at 199/9. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Brief Scores :</strong> <p></p> <p></p>At Dharamshala: Mumbai 372/5 - No play on day 3. <p></p> <p></p>At New Delhi (Karnail Singh Stadium): Railways 182 all out (Avinash Yadav 62, Arindam Ghosh 59; Prateek Jain 5/38, Abhimanyu Mithun 4/51) vs Karnataka 199/9 (S Sharath 56 not out, Devdutt Padikkal 55; Amit Mishra 5/70, Himanshu Sangwan 3/47). Karnataka lead by 17 runs. <p></p> <p></p>At Indore: Madhya Pradesh 230 and 160 (Naman Ojha 41; Yash Dayal 4/52, Ankit Rajpoot 3/48) lost to Uttar Pradesh 216 and 178/3 (Aryan Juyal 74 not out, Almas Shaukat 54; Kumar Kartikeya Singh 2/49) by seven wickets. UP 6 points, MP 0 points. <p></p> <p></p>At Vadodara: Baroda 154 and 187 lost to Saurashtra 142 and 200/6 (Harvik Desai 49, Arpit Vasavada 48 not out; L Meriwala 2/35) by four wickets. Saurashtra 6 points, Baroda 0 points.