Defending PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League InterCol Twenty20 champions El Dorado East Secondary moved into the semi-finals of the tournament after their quarter-final match against Fatima College was abandoned due to rain at Caroni Savannah Road.
El Do will oppose Carapichaima East Secondary in the “semis” on Monday, after Carapichaima upset Hillview College in their final eight encounter at National Cricket Centre (NCC), Balmain, Couva.
At Caroni Savannah Road, Fatima were dismissed for 72 in 15 overs with El Do’s Tevon Jadoo snatching four for 15 and Kyle Lee and Akeel Seetal taking two each, before rain washed out the remainder of the match.
El Dorado advanced to the semi-final having finished higher in League competition.
At NCC, Caps made 137 for three while Hillview, led by Brandon Ramdial’s 71, were dismissed for 128.
Carapichaima’s Christopher Vincent (25 and two for 23) and Justin Joseph (28 and two for 26) both had good performances to give their team the win.
The other semi will feature Vishnu Boys Hindu College and Barrackpore West Secondary.
Vishnu, led by an unbeaten 45 from Vikash Mohan, beat Princes Town West by five wickets yesterday, while Barrackpore, led by a half century from Quane Ragoonanan, beat Trinity East by 17 runs.
Yesterday’s SSCL InterCol T20 Quarter-final scores
Carapichaima East 137/3 (Vidash Sankar 30, Justin Joseph 28, Dimitrius Edwards 30, Christopher Vincent 25; Jesse Bootan 1/12, Shameer Muradali 1/23, Jacob Beddoe 1/44) vs Hillview College 128 (19.5 overs) (Brandon Ramdial 71; Christopher Vincent 2/23, Justin Joseph 2/26, Ryan Persad 2/9)—Carapichaima won by 9 runs
Barrackpore West 153/5 (Quane Ragoonanan 50, Jerron Maniram 32, Riaz St Clair 21 n.o., Miguel Francis 20 n.o.; Brian Christmas 2/35) vs Trinity East 136/9 (Brian Christmas 64; Kerron Kanhai 3/25, Jerron Maniram 2/35)—Barrackpore won by 17 runs
Fatima 72 (15 overs) (Daniel Brown 19; Tevon Jadoo 4/15, Kyle Lee 2/4, Akeel Seetal 2/21) vs El Dorado East
Match abandoned—El Dorado advance to semi-finals
Princes Town West 101/8 (Cyphus Cooper 27 n.o.; Bryan Boodram 3/4, Andy Gobin 3/16) vs Vishnu Boys Hindu College 103/5 (17.2 overs) (Vikash Mohan 45 n.o., Timothy Jagmohan 20; Terrance Nanan 3/19)—Vishnu Boys won by 5 wickets