Kingston, St Elizabeth to contest Kingston Wharves U15 Cricket final


August 25, 2016

Defending champion Kingston and St Elizabeth will contest Friday's final of the Kingston Wharves Under 15 cricket competition following semi-final wins on Tuesday.

Defending champion Kingston continued its winning streak when it defeated St. Ann in its semi-final match at Emmet Park in Kingston by 103 runs.

Kingston won the toss and batted making 262 for six in it 40 overs. Captain Matthew Comrie top scored with 62 and got good support from Razaq Williams 46 and Jordon Johnson 42. The most successful bowler was Ryan Diedrick who bagged two for 46 off eight overs.

Kingston's coach John Gordon was happy to be able to go to the final to defend his team championship while St Ann's coach Orville Pennant said that he was proud of his team's performance considering its new, young team who will be back next year wiser and better prepared for competition.

The other semi-final went to St Elizabeth who marched past Westmoreland by 134 runs at Seaview Sports Club in Westmoreland.

St Elizabeth was all out for 226 in 32.2 overs on the back of Jamaica's Under 15 captain Romaine Jacobs 53 and Lennox Simpson 44. Bowlers Ricoy Samuels 3-29-7.2, Javid Simpson 3-44-7 and Tyrece Frew 2-41-4 accounted for the bulk of the wickets.

The final will be played at Sabina Park beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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