Kochi: Andhra and Hyderabad made the Super League stage from South Zone after defeating Tamil Nadu and Goa respectively in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy here.
Surprisingly, mighty Karnataka failed to advance in the competition after finishing third in the points table.
Karnataka collected three wins from five games, same as Hyderabad, who advanced on a better net run rate. Andhra won four out of their five games.
Brief scores: Andhra 129/8 in 20 overs (KV Sasikant 27 not out; Aswin Crist 2/17). Tamil Nadu 101/8 in 20 overs (Aswin Crist 25 not out, Rahil Shah 28 not out; Ashwin Hebbar 3/20).
Result: Andhra beat Tamil Nadu by 28 runs.
Kerala 117/5 in 20 overs (Sanju Samson 28; Sreenath Aravind 2/57). Karnataka 118/5 in 15.4 overs (Mayank Agarwal 68; Basil Thampi 2/15). Result: Karnataka beat Kerala by five wickets.
Goa 118/9 in 20 overs (Darshan Misal 67; Ashish Reddy 3/13). Hyderabad 121/2 in 14.3 overs (T Suman 34, Akshath Reddy 39 not out; Misal 2/27). Result: Hyderabad beat Goa by 8 wickets.