Valpoi's Union Sports Club and Young Stars Maula team advanced to the next round of Panaji Gymkhana's Bandodkar Trophy T20 cricket tournament on Thursday.
The matches were played at Bhausaheb Bandodkar ground in Campal.
Valpoi easily defeated Super Sports Club by nine wickets thanks to brilliant half-centuries by Siddharth Zarmekar (70 not out) and Saurabh Chari (54). After Super Club scored 155 for 7, Union Club lost one wicket in 16.3 overs to reach the target.
Super Sports Club: 155 for 7 in 20 overs (Narendra Sale not out 68, Nazrul 27, Shardul Shet 17, Nikhil Chari 13, Pranal Sawant 2-34, Mahendra Kopardekar 2-17, Damodar Pokle 2-39, Rohit Gavkar 1-14)
Union Sports Club Valpoi: 156 for 1 in 16.3 overs (Saurabh Chari 54, Siddharth Zarmekar 70 not out, Pandurang Gavkar 27 not out, Nazrul 1-38).
In the second match, Young Stars Maula beat Goa Sports Academy by 60 runs. Yuvraj Palkar (59) of the Maula team scored a half-century.
Young Stars Maula: 172 for 6 in 20 overs (Yuvraj Palkar 59, Rajesh Tukadia 45, Gautam Nandrekar 16, Hitesh Talwar 16, Saif Ali 14, Rohit Parpati 3-28, Yatin Gavkar 1-30, Kishore Khedekar 1-29)
Goa Sports Academy: 112 all out in 17.1 overs (Omkar Naik 40, Rohit Dhareshwar 29, Paresh Naik 23, Saif Ali 3-27, Sanjay Naik 1-21, Hitesh Talwar 1-26, Ajinkya Chari 1-0).