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Dempo,Geno share spoils on day one
PORVORIM Dempo Sports Club were bowled out for 146 on the first day of the Goa Professional League final while Geno had reached the same score(146) for the loss of nine wickets at the close of first days play at the GCA Academy ground in Porvorim. Dempo SC won the toss and opted to bat and except for the 26 scored by opener Aditya Suryavanshi were not able to score runs at will. Robin Dsouzawho was 39 not out was the highest scorer in Dempo SC first innings. Bowler Vikas Mishra of Geno was the main hurdle to the Dempo batsemen as he claimed six wickets in his 15.4 overs. Geno SC were given a solid start by opener Sangram Atitkar who scored a fluent 64. At the close of play Geno were 146 for the loss of nine wickets with Manthan Kotikar bating on 32.