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Jamaica's bowlers too strong as Canada limp to 101

Jamaica’s bowlers had it all their way restricting Canada to 101-7 off 20 overs in Match 5 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Saturday afternoon. Jamaica will need 102 off 20 overs for their second victory in as many matches. The Canadians were invited to bat after losing the toss but could not come to grips with the strong Jamaica bowling which was backed up by good fielding.

Injured Gayle ruled out as Jamaica win toss and bowl

Jamaica won the toss and decided to bowl first against Canada in Match 5 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Saturday afternoon. Jamaica are without power-hitter Chris Gayle, who has a groin niggle. He was replaced in the team by leg-spinner Odean Brown. David Bernard will move up the order to open the batting. For the Canadians, Havir Baidwan was replaced by Jamaica-born Tyson Gordon.

Santokie takes two quick wickets to rock Leewards

Leeward Islands reached 53-3 off 10 overs after deciding to bat first in Match 2 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Thursday night. The topscore so far has come from opener Javier Liburd who made 25 from 26 balls. Left-arm pacer Krishmar Santokie has been Jamaica’s best bowler with 2-8 off two overs. He dismissed opener Shane Jeffers for five and next ball shattered the stumps of skipper Wilden Cornwall.

Leewards limited to 124-7, Jamaicans need 125 to win

Leeward Islands made 124-7 off their 20 overs after deciding to bat first in Match 2 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament at Kensington Oval on Thursday night. Jamaica will need 125 to win off their 20 overs. Tonito Willet topscored with 37 off 35 balls, including two fours and a six.

Caribbean T20 scoreboard: Jamaica v Leeward Islands

Full scoreboard from Match 2 of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament between Leeward Islands and Jamaica on Thursday at Kensington Oval, Barbados:
Result: Jamaica won by nine wickets
Points: Jamaica 4, Leeward Islands 0

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