- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Manikantan b Jagadeesh29212640138.09c Manikantan b Parameswaran40283641142.85run out (†Vineeth)510120050.00not out53344371155.88c Sreesanth b Gomez19192010100.00c & b Rakesh1181501137.50not out102211500.00Extras6 (lb 2, nb 2, w 2)TOTAL173/5 (20 Overs, RR: 8.65)Fall of wickets: 1-63 (DT Patil, 6.6 ov), 2-76 (RV Uthappa, 9.2 ov), 3-79 (MK Pandey, 9.5 ov), 4-111 (DA Chougule, 15.1 ov), 5-160 (B Akhil, 19.1 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc & b Vinay Kumar19131200146.15c †Patil b Joshi25163730156.25b Joshi2021174095.23lbw b Akhil33300100.00c Aravind b Raghu4780057.14c †Patil b Bhatkal1014160071.42c Uthappa b Bhatkal022000.00c Raghu b Vinay Kumar30212412142.85c Bhatkal b Raghu031000.00not out1017180058.82not out1330033.33Extras2 (w 2)TOTAL124/9 (20 Overs, RR: 6.2)Fall of wickets: 1-26 (VT Suresh, 2.6 ov), 2-60 (SK Cheruvathur, 7.3 ov), 3-65 (KJ Rakesh, 8.2 ov), 4-69 (A Poulose, 9.1 ov), 5-77 (RV Gomez, 10.5 ov), 6-79 (PV Manikantan, 11.4 ov), 7-88 (VA Jagadeesh, 13.6 ov), 8-88 (S Sreesanth, 14.3 ov), 9-122 (K Chandrasekhara, 18.5 ov)
- Scorer: M Ramesh Kumar and K Naga Gangadhar
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