Regional U-19: Rampersaud, Dindyal spin Guyana to victory over Trinidad

SUMMARY: Guyana 179 all out from 89.5 overs (Tomani Caesar 59, Zeynul Ramsammy 43*, Zachary Jodah 29; Nick Ramlal 4-39, Andrew Rambaran 2-24) & 160 all out from 59.1 overs (Rampertab Ramnauth 49, Shamar Yearwood 30, Jonathan Rampersaud 17*, Isai Thorne 17; Vasant Singh 3-36, Joshua Davis 2-33) beat Trinidad and Tobago 146 all out from 44.5 overs (Rambaran 32, Kissoondath 31, Rajeev Ramnath 27, Justin Jagessar 22; Rampersaud 6-44, Mavendra Dindyal 2-17) & 152 all out from 48.2 overs (Narad Kissoondath 47, Orlando James 29, Ramlal 26; Dindyal 4-24; Rampersaud 2-50) by 41 runs


Guyana Under-19 won their opening match of the Regional Under-19 Three-Day competition when they defeated Trinidad and Tobago by 41 runs at Park Hill, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Friday.

The Guyanese defended 194 by bowling out Trinidad for 152 just before the rains came, and will now play the Leeward Islands from August 14 at the same venue.

Mavendra Dindyal, with his off-spin, took 4-24 in a crucial spell of the bowling and got assistance from fellow off-spinner Jonathan Rampersaud (2-50), Zeynul Ramsammy (1-14), and Isai Thorne (1-25) who bundled out the Trinidadians in 48.2 overs.

Rampersaud moved his match tally to 8-94 from 28.5 overs while Dindyal had 6-41 from 17.2 overs.

Narad Kissoondath top-scored with 47 while Orlando James made 29 and opener Nick Ramlal 26.

Guyana made 160 in their second innings led by Rampertab Ramnauth (49) and Shamar Yearwood (30) and vital lower-order contributions from Rampersaud and Thorne, who both made 17.

Pacer Vasant Singh took 3-38 and Joshua Davis 2-33.

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