Manchester is the First Finalist of Kingston Wharves U15 Cricket

Latest Jamaica News, Kingston (McKoy’s News): Manchester travelled to Kingston for its semi final match against home team Kensington Cricket Club on Friday and defeated them by ten wickets after losing the toss and asked to field.

Kensington did not seem to benefit from being at home after losing its first wicket with no run on the board, when Kadeem Levy was bowled for a duck.  David Dewar joined Timari Redwood and they steadied the inning until Redwood was run out for 18 with the score on 43.  Dewar went on to score 21 but could not stem the loss of wickets which saw a steady trek from the crease to the pavilion as wickets fell at regular intervals.  Kensington was eventually bowled out for 99 in 35.5 overs.  Three bowlers were responsible for the bulk of the wickets that fell.  Demario Hall bagged three for 12 in 5.5 overs.  Brian Barnes took two for 7 in 4 overs while Rasheed Harriot also got two for 23 in 7 overs.

Manchester made the chase look easy after making 103 without loss in 23.5 overs.  Jadon McDaniel top scored with 62 runs and Demario Hall who was the main wicket taker came back to score 26 runs.  They batted solidly and were unhurried as they played each delivery on merit while scoring a lot of singles in the process.

Manchester’s coach Barry Barnes was pleased with the win although he stressed that it was important for the players to express themselves every time they play.  He said that that was more important than winning.  He commented on the Manchester programme when he said “I think the advantage Manchester has, our programme is the hard ball 4and 3/4 ounces ball that’s what the primary school boys use so I think they are accustomed to it.  That is the benefit that we have over them, the other rest of teams but these youngsters are a good talented bunch.”

Not a ball was bowled in the other semi final between Melbourne and St. Mary, as St. Mary arrived very late at Melbourne Cricket Ground for the match.  St. Mary was caught up in traffic in Manor Park by ongoing road works and an accident which stalled traffic for hours.  When St. Mary eventually reached Melbourne, the umpires had already called off the match as per the condition of play.  The competitions committee of the Jamaica Cricket Association will make a ruling on how the match will be treated in order to determine which team will take on Manchester in the final.

The final is scheduled for next Thursday, August 29 at the Jamaica Defense Force Cricket Ground starting at 10:30 am in a 40 overs match-up.

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