Guyana crowned U-19 Three-day champions


Guyana thrashed Jamaica by nine wickets to lift the 2017 Regional Under-19 Championship title on the last day of the final round of matches on Saturday. Playing at Conaree, Guyana declared at their overnight 250 for eight and quickly bowled out Jamaica for 139 in their second innings.

Raewin Senior top-scored with 31 while Darren Small got 30 but seamer Ronaldo Ali Mohammed (4-25) and left-arm spinner Ashmead Nedd (4-67) grabbed four wickets apiece to wreck the innings.

Set 77 for victory, Guyana cruised to their target with Raymond Perez striking an unbeaten 44.

The victory lifted Guyana top of the standings with 68.9 points, while Jamaica, who started the game as table leaders 5.5 points clear, ended second on 58.6 points.


JAMAICA 187 (Brad Barnes 64, Rajni Roye 27; Ronaldo Ali Mohammed 5-30, Ashmead Nedd 3-52) and 139 (Raewin Senior 31, Darren Small 30; Ronaldo Ali Mohammed 4-25, Ashmead Nedd 4-67)

GUYANA 250 for eight decl. (Richie Looknauth 61 not out, Ramnarine Chatura 59, Kevelon Anderson 38; Brad Barnes 3-45, David Bird 2-61) and 80 for one (Raymond Perez 44 not out).

At St Paul’s, Barbados beat Windward Islands convincingly by eight wickets to finish third on 50.8 points, while Verchilds, Leeward Islands whipped Trinidad and Tobago by 86 runs.

Despite their defeat, defending champions T&T finished fourth on 48.9 points, while the Leewards ended fifth on 47 and Windwards last on 25.7.


WINDWARD ISLANDS 121 (Kimani Melius 52; Dante Niles 4-12, Camarie Boyce 3-27, Jarion Hoyte 2-30) and 219 (Tahj Tavenier 57, Johnnel Eugene 33, Kimani Melius 31; Dante Niles 3-45, Shavin Brooks 3-49)

BARBADOS 282 (Shian Brathwaite 101, Kilano Brathwaite 46, Nico Reifer 41, Shavin Brooks 26; Sealron Williams 6-85, Lee Louisy 3-52) and 61 for two (Nico Reifer 28 not out, Shian Brathwaite 27). 

Leewards, meanwhile, ended their campaign in style when they converted their overnight 219 for nine into 250 declared in their first innings and then dismissed T&T for 256 in their second innings.


LEEWARDS ISLANDS 225 (Shacoy Floyd 49 not out, Uri Smith 43, Jamie Cornelius 34, Dimitri Adams 31; Avinash Mahabirsingh 5-69) and 250 for nine decl. (Uri Smith 73, Shacoy Floyd 48, Zawandi White 30 not out; Joshua James 3-38, Shaaron Lewis 3-44)

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 133 (Saiba Batoosingh 39, Christian Thurton 22; Uri Smith 3-24, Dimitri Adams 2-11) and 256 (Christian Thurton 70, Leonardo Julien 48, Saiba Batoosingh 45; Zawandi White 3-31, Dimitri Adams 2-26).

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