After putting them in to bat, Goa bundled out Tamil Nadu for a paltry 182 in 49.2 overs and then chased down the target in just 33.2 overs, losing just four wickets.
Goa medium pacers - D'Souza and Bandekar - wrecked havoc, while spinner Shadab Jakati (2/26) also chipped in with two crucial wickets to unsettle the fancied Tamil Nadu batting line-up.
The only batsman to have made a significant contribution for Tamil Nadu was R Sathish, who scored a 75-ball 67, studded with five fours and a six. In reply, Goa got off to a solid start with openers, Amogh Desai (68; 73b, 9X4) and Swapnil Asnodkar (77; 87b, 10X4, 2X6) putting on 146 runs together and almost sealing the match in their favour.
Although, Goa lost four wickets in quick succession but eventually they reached 184 for four in the 34th over itself.
Tamil Nadu: 182 all out in 49.2 overs (R Sathish 67, Dinesh Karthik 29; Robin D'Souza 3/36, SS Bandekar 3/43). Goa: 184 for four in 33.2 overs (Swapnil Asnodkar 77, Amogh Desai 68).
Great to win today's game against Tamil nadu n qualify for knock outs...well done boyzzz..#Goaonamission— Shadab Jakati (@jakati27) November 11, 2014