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Jones "up on pace" and having a ball

Brisbane, Australia - West Indies Under-19 new ball bowler Jerome Jones is feeling relaxed and confident as he prepares for the third Group C match of the International Cricket Council Under-19 World Cup.

The strongly-built left-armer has been impressive with superb new ball spells against India and Papua New Guinea. West Indies won both matches to go top of the group. A win over Zimbabwe will see them qualify for the second round. This match will be played on Thursday (Wednesday 7.30 pm Eastern Caribbean Time/6.30 pm Jamaica Time).

Leewards bats enjoy opening day

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Leeward Islands batsmen turned in a solid performance that helped to vindicate a decision to bat first against title-challengers Trinidad and Tobago at Kensington Oval here Tuesday.

After winning the toss in overcast conditions on the opening day of their fourth round Regional Under-19 clash, the Leewards, inspired by a stoic, unbeaten 68 from captain Akeem Saunders, occupied the crease for the entire rain-shortened day to compile 221 for four.

Bajan pace too hot for Guyana

BLACK ROCK, Barbados, CMC – Guyana struggled against Barbados’ fast bowlers to fall for a paltry total, on a rain-hit opening day of the fifth round of matches in the WICB Regional Under-19 Championship on Tuesday.

Winning the toss and batting, Guyana were all out for 136, losing their last four wickets for 13 runs in four overs with the second new ball at the Desmond Haynes Oval.

Left-arm pacer Darnell Greenidge collected his three wickets, all by the lbw route in his fourth spell to claim three for 38.

Dember has day to remember

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Off-spinner Kenneth Dember’s six-wicket haul undermined defending champions Jamaica and put Windward Islands in control of their final round encounter of the WICB Regional Under-19 three-day Championship on Tuesday.

The wily Vincentian finished with six for 45 as Jamaica, sent in by the Windwards, were knocked over for a disappointing 116 at Weymouth Sports Complex.

At the close, the Windwards were making a cautious reply at 22 without loss, from the 18 overs available.

Amazing Ambris tears into PNG

Brisbane, Australia - A blazing 91 from just 43 balls by opener Sunil Ambris helped the West Indies maintain their early tournament winning form with a nine wickets win over Papua New Guinea (PNG).

The West Indies did not allow PNG a hint of a chance in a comprehensive showing at Endeavour Field No.2 in Townsville in Group C of the ICC Under-19 World Cup Tournament.

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