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Windies to meet England for fifth

TOWNSVILLE, Australia, CMC – West Indies Under-19s compensated for their heart-breaking quarter-final loss by getting past Pakistan Under-19s by 16 runs, in their fifth place playoff in the ICC Youth World Cup on Wednesday.

Sent in at Endeavour Park, West Indies were dismissed for a paltry 182 off 49 overs with captain Kraigg Brathwaite top-scoring with 39 and wicketkeeper Steven Katwaroo chipping in with 35.

Left-arm seamer Mir Hamza was the leading bowler with three for 44.

Rain puts damper on Under-19s

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Heavy rain associated with the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac wrecked the third round of matches in the WICB Regional Under-19 50-over Championship here Wednesday.

While play got underway in two of the three scheduled fixtures, they had to be eventually abandoned as torrential showers engulfed the country. The country was also lashed with heavy early morning rain as Tropical Storm Isaac passed north and headed into the island chain.

WICB Under-19 50-over Round 2

Bridgetown, Barbados — A superb century by opener Shimron Hetmeyer was the highlight of the second round of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 50-over tournament as he led Guyana to 59-run victory Windward Islands in a high-scoring match on Monday.
Hetmeyer went after the bowling from the get-go and played a number of authentic shots as the bulk of his runs came square of the wicket. He raced to 116 off 118 balls with 14 fours and two sixes as Guyana rattled up 317-8 off 50 overs on a batsman-friendly surface at the Friendship Cricket Ground.

Windies dealt knockout blow

India and New Zealand booked a semi-final clash against each other after registering thrilling wins in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Super League quarter-finals on Monday.

India held on to clinch an enthralling one-wicket win against rivals Pakistan, while New Zealand snatched a win from the jaws of defeat over an in-form West Indies at Endeavour Park.

At the Tony Ireland Stadium, India and Pakistan, played out a typically tense match.

WICB Under-19 First Round Results

Bridgetown, Barbados — Trinidad and Tobago made an impressive start to the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 50-over Tournament, while Barbados and Guyana also recorded comfortable victories on the opening day on Sunday.

The Trinis made a huge statement as they hammered the Leeward Islands by a whopping 161 runs at Friendship. Nicholas Pooran made whirlwind century, while Stephan Wharwood and Anthony Simmons topped up with blazing half-centuries as T&T made 332-6 off their 50 overs. They went on an all-out attack as 140 runs came in the final 10 overs.


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