Jamaica takes Regional U-19 title
Basseterre, St. Kitts – The third day of the fifth and final round of matches in the Regional Under-19, 3-Day tournament was completed today across three venues in St Kitts.
Here are the details:
AT EGSC MOLINEAUX – Jamaica v Barbados
Jamaica defeated Barbados by seven wickets to lift the Regional Under-19 title at the EGSC Molineaux. Barbados was in deep trouble overnight on 65/6, trailing Jamaica’s first innings score of 188 all out by 89 runs.
Carlos Maynard made 30 from 107 balls. But he was the lone battler on Day 3 as the Barbadians were all out 131. Shamar Springer and Neil Persaud got starts at the end scoring 15 and 10 respectively but couldn’t carry on.
It meant Jamaica needed 43 runs to win the match and the championship. Though wickets fell around him, Nicholas Walters hit an unbeaten 33 from 43 balls to lead the Jamaicans to 43/3 from 13.2 overs. HIs knock entailed three fours and two sixes.
Summarized scores: Barbados 99 all out; Jamaica 188 all out
Barbados 2nd innings trailing by 89—131 all out-Carlos Maynard 30; Lee Germon Gaskin 20
Ramaal Lewis 4 for 40; Christopher Powell 3 for 19
Jamaica needing 42 for victory—43 for 3=Nicholas Walters 33*
Jamaica won the match by 7 wickets and won the 2013 WICB under 19 title
Windwards v Trinidad and Tobago
Windward Islands 1st Innings (105 All Out)
Trinidad & Tobago 1st Innings (80 All Out)
Windward Islands 2nd Innings (Lead; 25)
Trinidad & Tobago 2nd Innings (Target; 245)—226 all out-Vikash Mohan 45
Larry Edward 5 for 86
Result: Windward Islands won by 19 runs
Leewards v Guyana
Leeward Islands 1st Innings (128 All Out)
Guyana 1st Innings (344/8 Declared)
Leeward Islands 2nd Innings (Trail; 216)—217 all out—Ashawn Hodge 49; Saeed Williams 40; Avier Christian 38; Tristan Hanley 36
Motie Khanai 5 for 73
Guyana 2nd innings needing 2 runs for victory—6 for no loss
Guyana won by 10 wickets