T.M. Shanif scored a half century and D.S. Dipu took three wickets as Centurion CC, Ernakulam, defeated Vytilla CC by 53 runs and entered the final of the seventh Muthoot Pappachan T20 cricket tournament at Ambalamugal, on Saturday.

In Sunday’s final, Centurion will meet Ernakulam’s Muthoot ECC ‘B’ which defeated Muvattupuzha’s Muthoot MCC by five wickets in the other semifinal.

The scores (semifinals):

Muthoot MCC, Muvattupuzha 118 for nine in 20 overs (Sibi 30, Sujeesh three for 23) lost to Muthoot ECC ‘B’, Ernakulam 119 for five in 18 overs (Hafnad 51).

Centurion CC, Ernakulam 151 for seven in 20 overs (T.M. Shanif 54, Ajay Menon 33) bt Vytilla CC, Ernakulam 98 in 15.5 overs (D.S. Dipu three for 22). — Special Correspondent

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