Opting to bat first, Kerala scored 160 for three with Minnu Mani scoring an unbeaten 58 off just 35 balls that included five boundaries.
Skipper S Sajana contributed 35 to the team’s cause, while Aswathy Babu scored 30. Tamil Nadu’s PB Swetha took two for 38. In reply, Tamil Nadu’s batting failed for the second game in succession as it was bowled out for 41 in 19.5 overs.
Brief scores: Kerala 160/3 in 20 overs (S Sajana 35*, Minnu Mani 58*, PB Swetha 2/38) bt Tamil Nadu 41 in 19.5 overs (Jipsa V Joseph 2/4, Keethy K James 2/12)