Guyana U19s go down to T/dad in close encounter

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis, CMC – Jamaica, the Windward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago secured victories in the third round of matches in the Regional Under-19 One-Day Cricket Tournament here  yesterday.

Jamaica defeated Barbados by six wickets at the Conaree Sports Complex.
The Bajans, sent in to bat, were bowled out for 161 in 46.5 overs with Aaron Jones scoring 42, Dario Boyce-Malcolm 27, Carlos Maynard 26, and Jafari Toppin 23.

There were two wickets each for Ramaal Lewis (10-1-26-2), Fabian Allen (6.5-1-29-2), and Nicholas Walters (9-0-39-2).
The Jamaicans, in reply, reached 162 for four off 42.4 overs with a fifth wicket unbeaten partnership of 113 runs between Fabian Allen (58) and Brandon King (53).

Chad Williams took two for 38, bowling for Barbados.
Over at Molineaux, the Windwards scored a huge 163-run win over the home team.
Sent in to bat, the Windwards totalled 238 all out in their allotted overs with Taryck Gabriel 69, Keone George 35, Gidron Pope 29, and Tonius Simon 27.

Gudakesh Motie Kanhai
Gudakesh Motie Kanhai

The successful bowlers for the Leewards were Jeremiah Louis (9-044-3), Shaquille Martina (9-0-49-3), and Collin Archibald (10-0-41-2).
In reply, the Leewards only managed 75 in 25.3 overs.

Larry Edward was the pick of the Windwards’ bowlers taking four wickets for nine runs off 6.3 overs. He was assisted by Preston Mc Sween (6-0-27-3), and Ray Jordan (7-2-22-2).

Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago played in a close fought encounter with the latter winning by 15 runs.
The Trinidadians batted first and scored 185 for eight off 50 overs.

Vikash Mohan hit a top score of 51, Brian Christmas 50, and Bryan Charles unbeaten on 41.
Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai had the best bowling figures for Guyana with four for 49 off 10 overs.
Guyana, in reply, made 170 all out in 47.4 overs despite 92 from Shimron Hetmyer 92. He had a decent strike rate as his innings came off 80 balls which included nine fours and three sixes.

Brian Charles took three for 52, bowling for Trinidad & Tobago.
In fourth round matches scheduled for Wednesday, the Windward Islands will play the ICC Americas; Guyana against Barbados and Leeward Islands come up against Trinidad & Tobago.

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