Windies Under 19 Team

T&T bat deep to keep Bajans at bay

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Right-handed batsman Ewart Nicholson stroked a masterful, maiden hundred as Trinidad & Tobago occupied the crease for the entire first day against hosts Barbados on Friday.

Sent in at the historic Kensington Oval, T&T finished on 273 for five with Nicholson unbeaten on 104, in their three-day Regional Under-19 contest.

Gayle-force as Jamaica hammer Leewards

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Middle order batsman Bryan Gayle stroked a sparkling maiden unbeaten century while Kerry Holness narrowly missed out on another, as Jamaica put Leeward Islands’ bowling to the sword on the opening day of their fourth round match in the WICB Under-19 Championship on Friday.

The defending champions amassed a mammoth 324 for five with Gayle hammering 112, Holness getting 97, and Aldaine Thomas weighing in with an unbeaten half-century down the order.

Under-19 Tournament: Round 4 Day 1

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Following are the summarized close-of-play scores on the opening day of the fourth round of matches in the Regional Under-19 three-day Championship on Friday:

At Friendship: JAMAICA 324-5 (Brian Gayle 112 not out, Kerry Holness 97, Aldaine Thomas 50 not out, Odaine McCatty 42; Colin Archibald 2-49) vs LEEWARD ISLANDS

Adams cracks maiden ton for Guyana

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – All-rounder Ricardo Adams slammed a hard-hitting, maiden century for Guyana but could not prevent Trinidad and Tobago from landing first innings honours in their drawn game of the WICB Regional Under-19 three-day Championship on Wednesday.

The Guyanese, 180 for four overnight and still behind Trinidad & Tobago’s first innings total of 375 for seven declared by 195 runs, were dismissed for 245 in the morning session.

Bajans make 68 in 86 overs; earn draw

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – After scenting victory at one stage with Barbados tottering, Jamaica were frustratingly held to a draw on the final day of their third round encounter in the WICB Regional Under-19 three-day Championship on Wednesday.

Starting the day on one without loss, Barbados slipped to 53 for six, needing 89 more runs to avoid an innings defeat before Kemar Brathwaite and Darnell Greenidge, both in their debut year, glued the lower order together with a face-saving unbroken seventh-wicket partnership of 15 which spanned 20.1 overs.


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