Chasing a target of 333, Uttar Pradesh were bundled out for 240 in 65.3 overs.
Chasing a target of 271, Railways were 117 for three at stumps.
Zol faced 180 balls and struck 13 fours in his 258-minute unbeaten knock.
J&K created quite a stir this Ranji season by making the quarterfinals.
Nathan took 4-24 while Brendon top-scored, taking his 60 runs from 45 balls with two fours and four sixes.
It was KXIP surprisingly who had refreshingly thought out of the box.
The series could see either team reclaim the number one limited-overs world ranking.
Pakistan still need another 93 runs to avoid an innings defeat and go 1-0 down in the three Test series
Kartik refused to comment on the issue but Railways coach Abhay Sharma denied any wrongdoing.
The only surprise decision came from Kings XI Punjab who retained the uncapped Manan Vohra.
Pacer’s four-for dismisses Mumbai for 129 in 2nd innings; Maharashtra 224 runs away from semis berth.
At stumps on Day Three, UP were 55/1 with Srivastava and Murtaza batting.
J&K will now hope that their skipper's dream run continues.
Younis and Misbah steadied the Pakistan second innings with an unbroken 113-run stand.
Manan Vohra and Sanju Samson are two uncapped players to be retained.
Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish.
Chasing 252, Maharashtra were 28 for the loss of Chirag Khurana's wicket at stumps.
Rasool grabbed five for 58 in 14.2 overs, polishing off Punjab's middle and lower-order to bowl them out for 296.
Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back.
Often coaches work well with certain kind of players and struggle in alien cultures where they seek to impose their style.
Jayawardene had last scored a Test hundred in April 2012 against England at home and had been dismissed cheaply by Bhatti in both innings of the drawn first Test.
Friday is the last day for all eight franchises to submit their retention lists prior to the IPL auction.
Rasool showed that he doesn't mind being there with a sparkling century that brought his team right back into the match.
Ashok Dinda was made to look pedestrian and his team was completely shaken.
Pacer Thakur, who dropped 12 kgs in off season, picks four to leave Maharashtra 183 behind with 3 wkts in hand.