Leewards Under 19’s beat Jamaica

CricketFilePhotoC(Sports Page)— The Leeward Islands under 19 team completed its first victory of the 2014 regional under 19 tournament in a tense game versus Jamaica, on Monday 28th July.

The Jamaicans who were on 91 for 8, managed to get to 107 before they were bowled out.

That gave the Leeward Islands a victory target of 102, managed to get to the total for the loss of 8 wickets.

The Leewards’ run chase started well, when the two Nevisian left handers in Ross Powell and Saeed Williams moved competently to 43 before they were parted.

After that the Leewards batting struggled and wickets fell at regular intervals.

The captain Jeremiah Louis batted sensibly and when Ross Powell was run out, it seemed like the Jamaicans were in for a real chance. However, Theron Bussue of Nevis batted stubbornly at the end to be nought not out, in support of his captain, who eventually led his team to victory.

Summarized scores: Jamaica 117 all out—1st innings
Leewards 123 all out-1st innings
Jamaica-2nd innings– –107 all out-Mansingh 28; Walters 15
Alzari Joseph 5 for 43; Martina 2 for 6; Louis 2 for 28
Leewards -2nd innings—needing 102 for victory—107 for 8—Jeremiah Louis 38*; Ross Powell 38; Saeed Williams 15
Burnett 2 for 13; Mansingh 2 for 30
Result: Leewards Under-19s won by two wickets
Points: Leewards Under-19s 17.3, Jamaica Under-19s 4.3

In other results:

T&T UNDER-19s 1st Innings 199
BARBADOS UNDER-19s 1st Innings 185
T&T UNDER-19s 2nd Innings 239 for 9 declared
Barbados requiring 254 for victory got to 103 for 4
Result: Match drawn
Points: Barbados Under-19s 8.4, T&T Under-19s 8.4

WINDWARDS UNDER-19s 1st Innings 139
GUYANA UNDER-19s 1st Innings 243
WINDWARDS UNDER-19s 2nd Innings -165 all out
Guyana requiring 62 for victory, got to 64 for 6
Result: Guyana Under-19s won by four wickets
Points: Guyana Under-19s 18.2, Windwards Under-19s 4.7

Meanwhile, in the under 15 regional tournament, Barbados defeated the Leewards
Scores in the match: Barbados 292 for 6 from 50 overs: Thorshill 64; Braithwaite 63
Zawandi White 2 for 39
Leewards 220 for 7 in 50 overs: Jermuel Cabey 39*; Marcus Dubbery 38; Zawandi White 30; Uri Smith 21
Joshua Bishop 2 for 8; Nye Young 2 for 43

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