Barbados Under-14s end tour with thrilling tie

Barbados Cricket Association article.

Cornwall, England - Barbados Under-14s closed out their two-week tour of England today in dramatic fashion when their match with Cornwall Under-15s ended in tie at Beacon.

Needing 222 to win from 45 overs after Cornwall Under-15s were all out for 221 in 40 overs, Barbados Under-14s made 221 for six.

They needed 20 runs off the final over and Mekhail Marshall almost saw them cross the line. He struck the first ball over mid-off for six and then had two consecutive twos to deep mid-wicket. The tall right- hander hit two fours one to square-leg and the other to mid-wicket.

Unfortunately he only got a single off the final delivery. He finished on 30 not out from 10 balls.  The other main contributors were Lijani Cherry with 53 and Shaquan Collymore 47.

Summarised scores:

Cornwall Under-15s 221 all out (40 overs) (K. Bowden 41, R. Leathey 34, J. Goldsworthy 26; Cherran Thompson 3-29, Shaquan Collymore 3-48, Rikeem Headley 2-25, Shamar Persaud 2-64).

Barbados Under-14s 221-6 (45 overs) (Lijani Cherry 53, Shaquan Collymore 47, Mekhail Marshall 30 not out, Kevin Connell 24, Jared Lovell 21, Kadeem Alleyne 10).

Toss: Cornwall Under-15s.

First Published On

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 05:31