Semi-finalists decided in SDC T20 cricket

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter

Sunday, August 04, 2013    

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The last four teams in the 2013 Social Development Commission (SDC) Twenty20 (T20) competition were decided after quarter-final matches played a week ago.

The semi-finals are scheduled for this weekend.

At the Eden Park ground in St Mary, Petersville of Westmoreland produced a solid team effort to comfortably defeat Trelawny's Clarks Town by 88 runs.

Scores: Petersville 178-6 (20 overs); Clarks Town 90 (14.4 overs).

Batting first, Petersville, led by Desmond Jones with 39, and Kennar Lewis (37), compiled a challenging 178-6 off their allotted 20 overs.

Kemar Allen took 4-40 for Clarks Town.

In reply, Clarks Town were dismissed for 90 all out with Granville Robinson top-scoring with 46.

Lewis took 5-19 for Petersville.

In the second match of the double-header at the venue, Jack's River of St Mary beat wild card team Orange by 59 runs.

Scores: Jack's River 158-6 (20 overs); Orange 99 (17.1 overs).

At the Harmons Community Centre in Manchester, Richmond Park of Kingston & St Andrew eked out a one-wicket win over St Elizabeth's Junction/Bull Savannah.

Scores: Junction/Bull Savannah 155-9 (20 overs); Richmond Park 156-9 (20 overs).

Also in Harmons, Racecourse of Clarendon trounced last season's losing finalists Bridgeport by seven wickets.

Scores: Bridgeport 134-7 (20 overs); Racecourse 139-3 (13 overs).

Roshane Pottinger grabbed 3-7 to help restrict Bridgeport to 134-7 before Ryan Scott (61) and Jason Wedderburn (55) hit half-centuries to propel Racecourse's successful run-chase.




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