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Published:Wednesday | July 8, 2015 | 7:00 AM
Brad Barnes

Regional Under-17 cricket

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago:

Results from yesterday's first round of matches in the Regional Under-17 cricket tournament:

At Shaw Park: Jamaica won by six wickets.

GUYANA 173 for nine off 50 overs (Joshua Persaud 45, Ramnarine Chatura 36; Ian Spence 2-29). JAMAICA 177 for four off 48.1 overs (Brad Barnes 74 not out, Raewin Senior 45, Kashwayne Beale 21, Dominic Samuels 21).

At Louis D'Or: Trinidad & Tobago won by four wickets.

LEEWARDS 207 off 49.4 overs (Jerrilous Louis 65, Michael Lewis 53; Kirstan Kallicharran 2-29, Nathaniel McDavid 2-48). T&T 208 for six off 35.5 overs (Nathaniel McDavid 52 not out, Keegan Simmons 51, Siba Batoosingh 40 not out; Zawandi Whyte 3-47).

At Canaan: Windward Islands won by 112 runs.

WINDWARDS 231 for four off 50 overs (Emmanuel Stewart 103 not out, Allick Athanaze 47, Nick Elibox 25 not out, Johnnel Eugene 23; Jarion Hoyte 2-27). BARBADOS 119 off 37.4 overs (Limar Pierce 42, Nico Reifer 20; Johann Jeremiah 4-3, Lee Louisy 2-24, Johnel Eugene 2-28).

Historic win for Pakistan

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP):

Pakistan created history by chasing down their highest total in Test cricket to win the third Test and the series against Sri Lanka yesterday.

Chasing the stiff target of 377, former captain Younis Khan starred for the tourists with an unbeaten 171 as Pakistan reached the target after lunch to win their first series in Sri Lanka after nine years.

Final scores: Sri Lanka 278 (Dimuth Karunaratne 130; Yasir Shah 5/78) and 313 (Angelo Mathews 122, Dinesh Chandimal 67; Imran Khan 5/58).

Pakistan 215 (Sarfraz Ahmed 78 not out, Azhar Ali 52; Tharindu Kaushal 3/37) and 382-3 (Younis Khan 171 not out, Shan Masood 125, Misbah ul-Haq 59; Suranga Lakmal 1/48)