Karthik propels Santhome to JSK Chennai final

Chennai: VS Karthik Manikandan (3 for 7 and 26) produced an all-round effort as Santhome HSS beat Nellai Nadar HSS by seven wickets to enter the Chennai final of the Muthoot Group Junior Super Kings Inter-School T20 Championship.

Santhome reduced Nellai to 88 for eight in its 20 overs.The winner got to the target in 18.2 overs. In the other semi-final, St Bede’s AIHSS defeated Don Bosco by four wickets. The finalists will clash at the Gurunanak College Ground on Saturday.

Brief scores:

Don Bosco 9?0 for 8 in 20 Overs (H Prasid Akash 2/28) lost to St Bede’s AIHSS 94 for 6 in 19.4 Overs (H Pradish Akash 32, John Samuel Abishek 2/13); Nellai Nadar HSS 88 for 8 in 20 Overs (S Dinesh 53, VS Karthik Manikandan 3/7) lost to Santhome HSS 92 for 3 in 18.2 Overs (R Vimal Khumar 21*, VS Karthik Manikandan 26)

NT Bureau