St John’s Through To Ram Slam Final

St John’s College, hosts of the Ram Slam T20 tourney edged touring Michaelhouse by five runs to go through to the final which commences at 2:30 pm.Having set a total of 170, St John’s needed to do well in the field to defend their ticket to the finals. Murray top scored for the hosts with 61 runs off 39 deliveries. Michaelhouse’s Melvil who was responsible for dismissing Murray and Shane Snatter posted the best bowling figures for his team with 17-2 off his two overs.The tourists needed 10 runs off the last over to win the semi-final but Ram’s captain, Gary King took matters into his own hands and upset their visitors with good line and length. King also took a wicket in that last over to lead his team to a narrow five run win.King believes his team can do well in the final against Hilton despite going in as the underdogs after yesterday’s loss. “Yesterday we didn’t get enough runs on the board but today everyone is really keen to play so we should do well,” the skipper told SSN after the semi-final.

King's  well bowled last over denied Michaelhouse a spot in the finals
King’s well bowled last over denied Michaelhouse a spot in the finals
Prince Edward finished in fifth place after handing Churchill a heavy 51 run defeat. The old rivalry between these two Harare schools had the match being tipped to be an entertaining one but Churchill just never showed up for the party.

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