MOUTHWATERING TITLE RACE FOR WEST INDIES RISING STARS UNDER-17 CHAMPIONSHIP
COUVA, Trinidad- Victories for Barbados and Jamaica in Round 4 of the West Indies Rising Stars Championship see the two teams separated atop the leaderboard by 2.9 points with the title up for grabs heading into the final round on Saturday.
Barbados had an early finish against Trinidad and Tobago, winning by 7 wickets thanks to a brilliant bowling spell by Jaden Leacock who decimated the TT batting lineup. Jaden finished with figures of 7.2-2-8-7.
While at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, the tournament almost had its first century when Teddy Bishop of the Windward Islands came agonizingly close, falling for 96 in his team’s 13-run loss to the Leeward Islands.
Jamaica came away as winners in a low-scoring match against Guyana at Gilbert Park. Jahieem Bartley with 10-6-12-2 and Brandon English 10-5-8-2, ensured that Jamaica walked away with maximum points heading into Round 5.
National Cricket Centre- Barbados won the toss and bowled first vs Trinidad & Tobago
TT- 78 all out (28.2)
Gomez 18* Mohammed 15
BAR- 81/3 (22.4)
Bolden 33* Wickham 32*
Singh 1/6 Sankar 1/11
BARBADOS WON BY 7 WICKETS
Gilbert Park- Jamaica won the toss and batted first vs Guyana
JAM- 104 all out (47.4)
Walker 16 English 14
GUY- 99 all out (46)
Ramsammy 23* Nandu 13
JAMAICA WON BY 5 RUNS
Brian Lara Cricket Academy- Windward Islands won the toss and bowled first vs Leeward Islands
LI- 194 all out (49.4)
Reece 67 Sutton 55
WWI- 181/9 (50)
Bishop 96 Joseph 22
LEEWARD ISLANDS WON BY 13 RUNS