Balasubramanyam (90 not out) guided Sports XI to a five-wicket win over Avengers CC in the VDCA third division clubs league at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

The scores: Avengers 230 in 43.1 overs (A. Ramana 33, Gowri Shankar 31, K. Gopalakrishna 29, Yuva Sri Kishore four for 47) lost to Sports XI 231 for five in 39.1 overs (Balasubramanyam 90 n.o., L. Anil Kumar 36, D. Suresh 34, A. Srinivas 33).

Ispat 192 in 48.3 overs (M. Avinash 44, S. Suresh 31, A.P. Kiro three for 33, S.V. Kumar three for 38) lost to Visakhapatnam Steel Plant 195 for nine in 44.1 overs (V. Venkateswara Rao 44 n.o., Gold Kumar 40, M. Avinash four for 37). 

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