Jamaica maintain 100% record in U17s

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC – Jamaica remained unbeaten with a convincing win over Guyana while Trinidad and Tobago kept up their form with a victory over Barbados, in the fourth round of matches in the West Indies Cricket Board's Regional Under-17 Championship on Friday.

Playing at Shaw Park Jamaica strolled to a 108-run win over the previously unbeaten Guyana while hosts T&T steamrolled Barbados by 168 runs at Bon Accord.

Winning the toss and batting, Jamaica tallied 162 for nine off their 50 overs with Odain McCarthy top-scoring 39 and Ramaal Lewis and Fabian Allen both getting 28.

Left-arm spinner Gudakesh Motie (2-16) and leg-spinner Steven Sankar (2-21) finishing with two wickets apiece.

Guyana then surprising slumped to 54 all out in reply, with Tagenarine top-scoring with 16. Left-arm spinner Fabien Allen finished with four for eight while Ramaal Lewis supported with two for 18.

At Bon Accord, T&T piled up a massive 326 all out off 50 overs with Brian Christmas hitting 92, Nicholas Pooran, 74, and Jeremy Solozano, 62. Left-arm fast bowler Jerome Jones claimed three for 58 with Tariq Shorey taking two for 49.

Lee-Germon Gaskin then stroked 86 but Barbados were dismissed for 158 off 34.1 overs, in reply. Jesse Bootan (3-24) and Jovan Ali (3-37) picked up three wickets apiece.

At Plymouth, Windward Islands beat Leeward Islands by four wickets, with Keone George stroking 81 not out to lead his side’s victory.

Summarised Scores:
At Bon Accord: Trinidad & Tobago won by 168 runs.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 326 all out off 50 overs (Brian Christmas 92, Jeremy Solozano 62, Nicholas Pooran 74; Jerome Jones 3-58, Tariq Shorey 2-49)
BARBADOS 158 all out off 34.1 overs (Lee-Germon Gaskin 86, Jafari Toppin 19; Jesse Bootan 3-24, Jovan Ali 3-37)

At Plymouth: Windward Islands won by four wickets.
LEEWARD ISLANDS 147 all out off 38.2 overs (Shane Venner 37, Saeed Williams 19; Craig Phillip 4-37, Taryck Gabriel 3-18)
WINDWARD ISLANDS 149 for six off 28.4 overs (Keone George 81 not out, Roland Cato 27; Mark Gokarran 2-22)

At Shaw Park: Jamaica won by 108 runs.
JAMAICA 162 for nine off 50 overs (Odain McCarthy 39, Ramaal Lewis 28, Fabian Allen 28; Gudakesh Kanhai 2-16, Steven Sankar 2-21)
GUYANA 54 all out off 28.4 overs (Tagenarine Chanderpaul 16, Dexter George 12; Fabien Allen 4-8, Ramaal Lewis 2-18)

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 17:19