Prescon Panthers beat Manas Manas Mavericks by three wickets in the last league match of the 1st Panjim Gymkhana Members League (PGML) at PG ground, Campal here on Saturday evening.
Earlier, LPK 11 booked their place in the knockout stage of the PGML T20 fun cricket tournament after a comfortable six-wicket win against leaders Dempo Challengers.
With this victory, Prescon qualified for the knockout stage in the second position in the standings with six points but lesser run rate than Dempo Challengers. Both these teams will play the Qualifier 1 on Sunday morning.
Manas Mavericks lost their third match of the PGML and thus finished at the bottom of the table with just one victory to their name. Due to a better run-rate, Baale Tigers, who also have two points from four matches, made it to the Eliminator against LPK11 while Manas Mavericks are out of the competition.
Dempo Challengers 114 in 20 overs (Mukhtar Kadri 40, Kiran Shirwaikar 20, Sahil Adwalpalkar 19; Manish Kakode 2/13) LPK11 116/4 (Devidas Kholkar 34, Sanjay Netrawalkar 26, Sachin Sardessai 23 NO; Mukhtar Kadri 1/8).
Manas Mavericks 135/8 in 20 overs (Mahendra Pai Kuchelkar 32, Dattesh Priolkar 30; Buddhadev Mangaldas 3/18, Prajyot Rivonkar 2/14). Prescon Panthers 139/7 (Vivek Karapurkar 36, Smit Dalvi 35; Jamir Carol 2/12, Rajaram Kundaikar 2/28)