Big quarter-final clashes in St Mary T20 Big Bash
Four big clashes are slated for today in the quarter-final round of the St Mary Maurice Clarke Big Bash T20 Cricket competition sponsored by LP Martin Funeral Home, Braham Service Station, and Beaches Ocho Rios.
The biggest match of the day will be at Mango Valley Oval at 9:30 a.m. when Wilderness, with their vaunted batting line-up, tackle a confident Jack's River team. Wilderness will be led by top batsman Teswayne Creary, fresh off a century in last weekend's parish competition.
Jack's River will look to batsmen Christopher Green and Orane Farr, while Tyrone Daley and Christopher Green have been taking wickets regularly.
In the second match at Mango Valley Oval, Boscobel will tackle the home team. Boscobel will be hoping that top batsman and the competition's leading run-getter Alwyn Williams will be able to maintain his punishing form. Mango Valley will be depending on Horace Whitehorne and Kevin Ellis to upset the applecart.
Over at Galina Oval, favourites Police are expected to get the better of Sandals/ Beaches Ocho Rios, however, the hotel men have won three games on the trot, and are not expected to roll over without a fight. Police will be hoping Loren Hardware, Christopher Faulknor, Ainsworth Aarons, Mickail Downer, and Renford Pinnock Jr. can maintain their fine form.
Sandals/Beaches Ocho Rios will be depending on skipper Jesse Alexander, Adrian White, and Samuel McIntosh and bowlers Kagil Earle and Delroy Patterson to lead them to an upset win.
In the feature match, one of the strong favourites, Port Maria, will go up against Top End. Port Maria have been the top team in the competition so far and are paced by national wicketkeeper batsman Aldane 'Zoom' Thomas, Richard Creary, and Fitzroy Nelson. Top End will bank on Jermaine Chisholm, Anthony Walters, Nicoy Simms, Damion Silvera, Geron Irons, Kemar Henry, Donovan Bartley, and Courtney Whyte to lead them to a big upset.