Jones stars with 66 as Foundation retain Schools' Under-19 title with 16-run win over Combermere

Barbados Cricket Association article.

Bridgetown, Barbados - Barbados Youth team all-rounder Aaron Jones hit a boundary-studded half-century as Foundation captured the BCA Schools' Under-19 limited overs title for the second straight season with a 16-run win over Nicholls Baking Combermere in the final at Kensington Oval today.

Player-of-the-Match Jones, who went to the crease at No. 4, slammed five fours and the same number of sixes in the topscore of 66, which propelled Foundation to 164 for six off 30 overs after they were sent in.

Combermere, also runners-up last year, were restricted to 148 for seven. 

Jones won the Player-of-the-Match award as well in the 2012 final which Foundation won by eight wickets at the same venue.

Today's success was the fourth in five finals for Foundation, while Combermere were contesting a 17th final, having been champions nine times.

Summarised Scores:

Foundation 164-6 (30 overs) (Aaron Jones 66 - 5 fours, 5 sixes; Shomari Davis 31, Lee-Germon Gaskin 28, Micah Howard 10).

Combermere 148-7 (30 overs) (Ian Boyce 25 not out, Jonathan Drakes 24, Nathan Mayers 20, Matthew Jones 20, Shamar Springer 14, Keon Harding 14 not out; Joshua Drakes 2-26).

Toss: Combermere.

Player-of-the-Match: Aaron Jones.

Adjudicator: Dexter Toppin.

Umpires: Wilfred Babb, Lester Millington.




S. Davis run out 31

M. Howard lb. b Boyce 10

L. Gaskin lbw b Jones 28

A. Jones c Goodman b Drakes 66

J. Archer b Springer 0

+C. Maynard b Harding 4

Joshua Drakes not out 4

*J. Jones not out 4

Extras (b2, lb4, w8, nb3) 17

TOTAL (6 wks, 30 overs) 164

Fall of wickets: 1-40, 2-61, 3-116, 4-133, 5-155, 6-158.

Did not bat: A. Nathaniel, C. Skeete, S. Jordan.

Bowling: Harding 5-0-37-1, Springer 6-0-39-1, Jones 7-1-18-1, Boyce 7-0-32-1, Goodman 3-0-17-0, Jonathan Drakes 2-0-15-1.


S. Proverbs run out 0

N. Mayers c Nathaniel b A. Jones 20

Jonathan Drakes c A. Jones b Jordan 24

*M. Jones b Drakes  20

D. Goodman c Davis b Drakes 8

S. Springer c Drakes b Archer 14

+L. Boucher c Archer b J. Jones 5

I. Boyce not out 25

K. Harding not out 14

Extras (lb10, w8) 18

TOTAL (7 wks, 30 overs) 148

Fall of wickets: 1-4, 2-32, 3-76, 4-88, 5-89, 6-98, 7-132.

Did not bat: D. Jordan, K Bartlett.

Bowling: Archer 7-2-23-1, Jordan 6-1-20-1, J. Jones 4-0-20-1, A. Jones 7-0-49-1, Joshua Drakes 6-0-26-2.

Toss: Combermere.

Result: Foundation won by 16 runs.

Player-of-the-Match: Aaron Jones.

Adjudicator: Dexter Toppin.

Umpires: Wilfred Babb, Lester Millington.

First Published On

Fri, 08/30/2013 - 07:14