REGIONAL U-15: Wins for Jamaica, Barbados & Leeward Islands
Jamaica stunned reigning champions Trinidad and Tobago, while hosts Barbados produced a sterling fightback to deny Windward Islands in the opening round of the Regional Under-15 championship on Wednesday.
Playing at Rubis Sports Club in Brighton on the fringe of the capital, the Jamaicans beat T&T by 43 runs, while at the Weymouth Sports Club, Barbados got the better of the Windwards by four wickets in a tense contest.
In the other game at North Stars, Leeward Islands also made a winning start when they defeated Guyana by 36 runs.
Below are the summarised scores.
At North Stars: Leewards won by 36 runs. LEEWARDS ISLANDS 87 off 38.4 overs (Jaivani Carty 24; Gaurav Ramesh 3-12, Romel Retemiah 3-16) v GUYANA 51 off 15 overs (Anthony Williams 18; Kenny Sutton 4-3, Rasheed Henry 4-12).
At Weymouth Sports Club: Barbados won by four wickets. WINDWARD ISLANDS 103 off 50 overs (Jedd Joseph 20; Jordan Knight 2-9, Jacob Bethell 2-12) v BARBADOS 104 for six off 38.5 overs (Jakeem Forde 30 not out, Tremaine Dowrich 25 not out; Jedd Joseph 2-12, Tyran Theodore 2-12).
At Rubis Sports Club: Jamaica won by 43 runs. JAMAICA 122 off 44.2 overs (Brandon English 25, Nicholas Lewin 20; Aneil Pitiram 3-24, Darren Samlal 2-14, Chadeon Raymond 2-15) v TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 77 off 40.2 overs (Aaron Bankay 24; Rajiv Redhi 2-9, Brandon English 2-13).