Hydel retain Scotiabank Prep Schools Cricket title
Andrew Harris, Sunday Gleaner Writer
Sachin Simms was named man of the match for his outstanding performance following Hydel Prep's six-wicket win over Monymusk last Friday.
With the win, Hydel retained the Jamaica Cricket Association - Scotiabank Prep Schools Cricket title after the match played at Lucas Cricket Club.
The Ferry-based Hydel walked away with the Maurice Foster Trophy.
Simms ripped through the Monymusk batting, recording impressive figures of four for four in 3.4 overs as Monymusk were dismissed for 47 in the 15th over. Kevon Rodway was also among the wickets, taking two for 18 in three overs.
Hydel replied with 49 for four in 6.2 overs. Rodway made an unbeaten 21.
Hydel's coach, Junior Brian, was elated after the win and praised his players.
"We thank God for this win. We knew that if they batted first we would have won," said Brian.
"We saw Monymusk playing in the week and saw that their main weakness was their batting," added Brian. "When they won the toss and elected to bat first I knew we had the game in the bag."
Brian thanked the parents and the school administration for their support as, according to him, this helped a great deal in inspiring the team.
"The support of the school and the parents helped to lift the team. I must also commend Rodway and Simms for their outstanding work," said Brian.