Jamaica Under 19’s beat Leewards

Sports Page — The Leeward Islands under 19 team suffered yet another loss in the Regional Under 19 tournament on Thursday.

Jamaica won the toss and chose to bat first and scored 267 for 6 in their allotted 50 overs. Three of their top batsmen scored half centuries.

Tyrone Williams was the Leewards’ most impressive bowler with his 4 for 34.

When the Leewards batted, they made an interesting move, with fast bowler Alzarri Joseph being asked to open the innings and Ross Powell placed at number three.

Joseph flourished in his new role and unfortunately got out on 97.

The other batsmen generally failed to fire and the Leewards fell some 23 runs short of the target.

Summarized scores: Jamaica 267 for 6 in 50 overs: Leonardo Friginette 60; Michael Frew 56; Abijai Mansingh 53; Shahid crooks 35

Tyrone Williams 4 for 34; Alzarri Joseph 1 for 50; Kofi James 1 for 29

Leewards: 244 all out in 47.5 overs:

Alzarri Joseph (opening the innings) 97; Kofi James 33; Cameron Pennyfeather 22; Kezron Archibald 15; Saeed Williams 10; Ross Powell 7; Philo Wallace 6

Miguel Smith 4 for 53; Odean Smith 3 for 47

Jamaica won by 23 runs

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