Barbados trounce Leewards on Day 3

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Barbados produced an incisive bowling performance to wreck Leeward Islands and pull off a convincing eight-wicket victory at Enmore here Friday.

After claiming a slim three-run lead on first innings, Barbados then bundled out the Leewards for 119 in their second innings, setting themselves a target of 117.

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Kacey Carty top-scored with 29 while Jaeel Clarke chipped in with 27 but left-arm spinners Matthew Jones, with three for 29 and Chad Williams, three for 35, destroyed the innings.

Nicholas Kirton then stroked an unbeaten 49 and Jonathan Drakes weighed in with 30, as Barbados cruised to their target to claim victory on the final day of their third round match in the Regional Under-19 Championship.

Resuming the day on 254 for six, Barbados finished on 295, with Shamar Springer carrying his 118 not out overnight to 128 before being dismissed.

Seamer Jeremiah Louis was the best bowler with four for 33 while off-spinner Shaquille Martina (2-44) and pacer Asharn Hodge (2-50) both finished with two wickets apiece.

The Leewards found themselves in early trouble when they lost Saeed Williams for eight with the score on nine, and Jones then ripped through the top order to reduce the innings to 61 for six.

Clarke then propped up the innings in a defiant 43-run, seventh wicket stand with Martina, who scored 14, to frustrate the Barbadians. Once they were separated, however, the innings folded quickly.

Kirton and Drakes put on 56 in an opening stand to lay a solid foundation for the run chase before Kirton added a further 51 in an unbroken third wicket stand with Jefari Toppin, who scored 22, to see Barbados home.

LEEWARDS UNDER-19s 1st Innings 292

BARBADOS UNDER-19s 1st Innings

(overnight 254 for six)

*J. Drakes b Martina 12

N. Kirton b Louis 4

A. Greenidge b Martina 59

J. Toppin c Carty b Hodge 8

+L. Boucher c Bussue b Hodge 4

S. Springer b Louis 128

M. Jones b Joseph 8

C. Williams b Louis 23

N. Persaud not out 5

T. Shorey c Hodge b Louis 15

L. Gaskin absent ill –

Extras (b14, lb6, w5, nb8) 33

TOTAL (all out, 74.5 overs) 295

Fall of wickets: 1-4, 2-43, 3-52, 4-52, 5-176, 6-196, 7-270, 8-279, 9-295

Bowling: #Joseph 15.4-3-57-1, #Louis 12.5-4-33-4, Martina 15-3-44-2, #Hodge 13.2-0-50-2, Bussue 8-0-31-0, Wadwha 5-0-23-0, Powell 3-0-23-0, Carty 2-0-14-0

LEEWARDS UNDER-19s 2nd Innings

R. Powell c Greenidge b Jones 8

S. Williams c Greenidge b Shorey 8

K. Carty b Persaud 29

A. Hodge lbw b Jones 5

M. Hingorani b Jones 0

*J. Louis c Jones b Drakes 6

S. Martina lbw b Williams 14

+J. Clarke c Toppin b Williams 27

T. Bussue lbw b Drakes 2

A. Joseph c Jones b Williams 12

M. Wadwha not out 0

Extras (b8) 8

TOTAL (all out, 55 overs) 119

Fall of wickets: 1-9, 2-29, 3-35, 4-35, 5-59, 6-61, 7-104, 8-105, 9-115

Bowling: #Shorey 5-2-13-1, Jones 16-7-29-3, Williams 15-5-35-3, Persaud 10-3-18-1, Drakes 9-1-17-2

BARBADOS 2nd Innings (target: 117)

J. Drakes run out 30

N. Kirton not out 49

A. Greenidge run out 4

J. Toppin not out 22

Extras (b10, w2) 12

TOTAL (2 wkts, 17.3 overs) 117

Fall of wickets: 1-59, 2-66

Bowling: #Joseph 3-0-17-0, #Louis 2-0-18-0, Martina 5-0-22-0, Hodge 3-0-23-0, Bussue 1-0-7-0, Wadwha 2-0-13-0, Powell 1.3-0-7-0

Result: Barbados Under-19s won by eight wickets

Points: Barbados Under-19s 17.2, Leewards Under-19s 6.7

Umpires: C. Alfred, I. Moakan

Match referee: C. Stuart

Reserve umpire: M. Ramphal

Match notes: Leewards were 209-5 after 75 overs in their first innings

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:10