The final is on January 27 at the SPIC-YMCA ground in Nandanam.
In the semis held on Wednesday, San Thome beat Don Bosco, Egmore while Chettinad Vidyashram beat PSBB from K K Nagar. Both matches were played at St. Bede’s ground, San Thome.
The San Those versus Don Bosco duel was a close match. Batting first, San Thome scored 219 runs in their 50 overs and then managed to freeze the Egmore schoolboys at 216 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
P Ajit Kumar of San Thome scored 43 runs off 57 balls and later, took 3 key wickets to get his team to win finally. R Kamalakannan, his team mate scored 42 runs in 22 balls, wit one six and 6 fours. That quikcfire innings made a difference (photo on top).
In the other match, PSBB batted first and rattled up 202 runs in the 50 overs, a tad less to challenge the Chettinad team.
The team from the R A Puram which made a good showing last year, scored 203 losing 6 wickets in 48.2 overs.
Chettinad players must thank Vignesh Umamaheswaran for scoring 54 runs with 6 fours in that play and Shyam Sunder who made 32 runs (photos below).
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