An unbeaten 75 by Kalaivanan helped RSJ CC defeat Vipra SC by 81 runs in the pre-quarterfinals of the SSCA Champions Trophy cricket tournament here.

The scores: SSCA Champions Trophy: Pre-quarterfinals: Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. 115 for nine in 20 overs (P. Balaji 25, Vikram three for 25) bt Perfect CC 90 in 18.5 overs (D. Balaji three for 17); RSJ CC 161 for four in 20 overs (D. Govindraj 39, Kalaivanan 75 n.o.) bt Vipra SC 80 for eight in 20 overs (A. Ravindran three for 16); Jawahar CC 98 for nine in 20 overs lost to Karismaa Foundation 103 for three in 18.4 overs (Suresh Kumar 40 n.o.).

Earlier matches: Bank of America 148 for seven in 20 overs (Ismail 60, Shyam 25) bt Platinum CC 125 for seven in 20 overs. (P. Shijith Chandran 34); CC XI 95 for eight in 19 overs (Ratan 27, Sunish 28, Radha Krishnan three for 14) lost to Blue Blazers 96 for eight in 19 overs (Thilak three for 22); Bank of America 158 for three in 20 overs (Prakash 29, Murali 78) bt Caterpillar 124 for eight in 20 overs (Kabeer 41, Sandeep four for seven).

SSCA League: Gladiators CC 120 in 26.1 overs (Kumar five for 10) lost to JPCC 123 for three in 18.2 overs (J. Mohammed Gayas 58, Murali 38 n.o.); Max CC 160 in 26.4 overs (Praveen 32, Prabhu 58, Victor four for 13) bt Speed Wings 103 in 21.2 overs (Harinath 25, Rajesh four for 12).

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