Goa: Feb 18, 2013
Viswanadh blasted five boundaries and one six in his unbeaten innings, while Sachin Baby also contributed with a strokeful 61 off 42 balls, studded with seven fours and one six, to help Kerela overhaul the target in 46.3 overs.
Earlier, S Sreesanth and SS Warrier snapped two wickets each, while P Prasanth accounted for one to help Kerela restrict Tamil Nadu to 257 for seven in 47 overs after TN had decided to bat.
Dinesh Karthik blasted a 55-ball 73, laced with eight fours and three sixes, to help Tamil Nadu amass 257 for seven in 47 overs. V Yo Mahesh also contributed with a whirlwind 18-ball 40, which comprised four boundaries and two sixes.
For Tamil Nadu, Rahil Shah returned with a four wicket haul, giving away 52 runs but still could not stop Kerela from running away with the match.
Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu 257 for 7 in 47 overs (Dinesh Karthik 73, V Yo Mahesh 40; SS Warrier 2 for 50) lost to Kerela 258 for 5 in 46.3 overs (Sanju Viswanadh 85*; Rahil Shah 4 for 52).