Dover Juniors win Desmond Haynes Under-16 title for first time
Barbados Cricket Association article.
Bridgetown, Barbados - Mix 96.9 FM Dover Juniors are the new winners of the Desmond Haynes Under-16 competition. Playing at the Desmond Haynes Oval in the rescheduled final they had a narrow seven-run victory over two-time dethroned champions Carlton.
The start of play in the 35 over-a-side contest was delayed due to wet conditions. Sent in, Dover Juniors made a meagre 92 for six from 26 overs but fought back gallantly to dismiss Carlton for 85 with six balls to spare.
It was the first time Carlton were defeated in the final, while it was Dover Juniors' first appearance in the final of the tournament now in its third year.
At Desmond Haynes Oval:
Dovers Juniors beat Carlton by seven runs.
Dover Juniors 92-6 (26 overs) (Limar Pierce 26, Najee Holder 12, Runeiko Layne 11, Tremaine Harris 10; Dante Niles 3-16, Nicholas Kirton 2-19, Javed Leacock 2-20).
Carlton 85 all out (25 overs) (Nicholas Kirton 41, Shamar Springer 24; Ngozi Seale 2-6, Kevon Barlett 2-19).
Player-of-the-Match: Nicholas Kirton.
Scorer: Leslay Prescod.