Jamaica on course to do the double
Basseterre, St Kitts - The sixth round of matches in the Regional Under 19 One Day Tournament was completed on Sunday with three matches across three venues on the island of S Kitts.
Here are the details:
AT CONAREE - Trinidad & Tobago v Windward Islands
Trinidad and Tobago surrendered any chance of winning the Regional Under 19 Tournament falling to a heavy seven wicket defeat at the hands of the Windward Islands. After being asked to bat first, the Trinis were limped to 129 all out from just under 43 overs.
Larry Edward, Ray Jordan and Gidron Pope all led T&T's demise, taking three wickets each. Camillo Carimbocas top scored for the Trinis with 25 while Tion Webster made 23. Al Small also made a small contribution in 22.
But 129 runs looked woefully short, and so it was made to be as the Windward Islands stormed to their victory target with 15 overs to spare. Taryck Gabriel led the charge with 60 runs from 87 balls, striking three fours and six sixes. He was aided by Keone George who struck 47. Bryan Charles was T&T's best bowling, taking 2-18. The Windward Islands won comfortably by seven wickets.
Trinidad & Tobago Innings: 129 All Out (42.4 Overs)
Camillo Carimbocas 25, Tion Webster 23, Al Small 22
Windward Islands Bowling:
Larry Edward 10-2-14-3, Ray Jordan 7.4-0-21-3, Gidron Pope 10-1-22-3,
Windward Islands Innings: 130/3 (35 Overs)
Taryck Gabriel 60, Keone George 47
Trinidad & Tobago Bowling: Bryan Charles 4-1-18-2
Windward Islands on by 7 wickets (Toss: Windward Islands)
AT EGSC MOLINEAUX - Leeward Islands v Jamaica
Jamaica have one hand on the Regional Under 19 trophy with one match to go in the tournament. This is after they dismissed the Leeward Islands by four wickets in Round VI. After sending in the Leeward Islands to bat first, the Jamaicans proceeded to restrict their opponents to a score below 150.
Ramaal Lewis grabbed 3-31 as the Leeward Islands were bowled out for 142 runs just inside 50 overs. Ashawn Hodge (27), Shaquille Martina (26) and Saeed Williams (22) all got starts but failed to convert it.
Jamaica stumbled along the way themselves in the chase but recovered sufficiently to get home by four wickets, and with 13 overs to spare. Tristan Colemon led the Jamaicans charge towards victory, hitting 53 runs from 81 balls. In his 109 minute stay at the crease, Coleman hit three fours and two sixes. There were also good knocks for Odeane Mc Catty (25) and Ramaal Lewis (21). The Leewards gave the visitors something of a scare taking six Jamaicans wickets along the way.
Collin Archibald, Jeremiah Louis and Shavon Moore all took two wickets. Their efforts weren't enough though as Jamaica prevailed by four wickets.
Leeward Islands Innings: 142 All Out (49.4 Overs)
Ashawn Hodge 27, Shaquille Martina 26, Saeed Williams 22
Jamaica Bowling: Ramaal Lewis 7.4-3-31-3
Jamaica Innings: 143/6 (37 Overs)
Tristan Colemon 53, Odeane Mc Catty 25, Ramaal Lewis 21*
Leeward Islands Bowling: Collin Archibald 6-1-24-2, Jeremiah Louis 10-1-24-2, Shavon Moore 6-0-27-2
Jamaica won by 4 wickets (Toss: Jamaica)
AT PROGRESS PARK - Barbados v ICC Americas
Barbados thrashed the ICC Americas by six wickets to register their second win of the Regional Under-19 One Day Tournament. After winning the toss and electing to fiel first, the Bajan bowlers set back the ICC Americas early on.
Only Shakeel Ahmmad and Steven Taylor were the main contributors of the innings, hitting 30 and 22 respectively. The ICC Americas were bowled out well inside 37 overs for 104. Barbados lost four wickets in their chase of 105 runs to win.
Though they approached the target cautiously, Lee Germon-Gaskin hit an unbeatn 49 to lead his team to victory. Johnathan Drakes also played well, stroking 28. Farhan Malik took 2-15 before the victory was wrapped up. The Bajan boys won by six wickets.
ICC Americas Innings: 104 All Out (36.4 Overs)
Shakeel Ahmmad 30, Steven Taylor 22
Barbados Bowling: Jameel Stuart 7.4-2-25-4, Akeem Jordan 6-1-27-2, Neil Persaud 10-2-19-2
Barbados Innings: 105/4 (42 Overs)
Lee Gaskin 49*, Johnathan Drakes 28
ICC Americas Bowling: Farhan Malik 10-2-15-2
Barbados won by 6 wickets (Toss: Barbados)
Points Standing Post Round VI: