Goa Lions start with a roar

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Goa Lions started their Goa Corporate League campain with a deafening roar as they beat Mahindra by eight wickets in the first match at GCA grounds,Porvorim.
Put in to bat first Mahindra Rise scored 108 for the loss of four wickets in 19.6 overs.Tawde top scored for mahindras with 4.Darshan Misal captured two wickets in his three overs to hammer the first knock for the lads from Mumbai.
Aided by a swashbuckling 50 of 28 balls by Goa captain Swapnil Asnodkar, the hosts scored 109 for the loss of two wickets in 10.6 overs.Swapnil hit five fours and two sixes in his stay at the crease. He was ably assisted by Snehal Kauthankar who mustered 34 runs.
In the second match of the day Reliance beat Air India by 22 runs.
Batting first, Reliance notched up 162 for nine in the alloted 19.6 overs.In reply , Air India were made for 140 for 8 in the alloted 19.6 overs. Bisla top scored for the losers with his 23.
Reliance started their innings with 13 by Parthiv Patel and were assisted with a 51 by Nikhil Naik.

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