Manchester to face STETHS in T20 semis

Jamaica Observer article.

Kingston, Jamaica - Manchester High have been confirmed to face St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) in the semi-final round of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Digicel Twenty20 competition at STETHS on Saturday.

Vere Technical High School will do battle against Eltham High School in the other semi-final.

Manchester High were confirmed as runner-up ahead of Wolmer's with a better net run-rate in a tightly bunched Group One, which was topped by Vere Technical, who boasted a superior run-rate.

St Elizabeth Technical High School players celebrate

STETHS easily topped Group Two ahead of Eltham High and the unfortunate Cross Keys High, who had their chances washed away by inclement weather last Saturday.

Last week's games saw Manchester High (127-6) defeating Vere Technical (126-7) by one-run at STETHS, while the other game between the host and Cross Keys was not played.

At Chedwin Park, Excelsior High (76 all out) slumped to a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of Wolmer's (78-3), while Eltham High (106-5) came out five-wicket winners over St Jago High (105-5).

The third-place play-off and final of the competition will be contested at Manchester High on May 31.

First Published In The Jamaica Observer.

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 07:14