Barbados and Leewards go top of table in Rising Stars U15s
Barbados and Leeward Islands both scored wins to stay at the top of the points table as the Rising Stars Under15 Championship continued in Grenada. Playing on Tuesday, the Bajans defeated Jamaica by eight wickets to move to 8.8 points. Leewards were made to work hard but overcame Guyana by four wickets as they moved to 8.2 points.
Guyana batted first and made 72-5 off 16 overs with a topscore of 23 from Dave Mohabir. Leewards replied with 73-6 off 15.4 overs to win by four wickets with just two balls to spare. Amoree Jones ended on 17 not out to take his team to victory.
In the other match Jamaica batted first and made 79-8 off 16 overs. The best batter was Adrian Silveria who made 17 not out off 12 balls with three fours. The best bowler was Jayden Chase who had figures of 3-0-10-3, while Akobi Crichlow-Byer was economical with 4-0-9-2. Barbados batted well and reached 69-2 off 12.3 overs, after the target was adjusted due to 68 off 13 overs after a rain interruption. Shem Sargeant led the way with a steady knock of 24.
The tournament continues on Wednesday at the Grenada National Stadium. Windward island will face Trinidad & Tobago at 9am (8am Jamaica Time), while Jamaica take on Guyana at 2pm (1pm Jamaica Time).