BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis (CMC):
Jamaica, the Windward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago secured victories in the third round of matches in the Regional Under-19 One-Day Cricket Tournament here on Tuesday.
Jamaica defeated Barbados by six wickets at the Conaree Sports Complex. The Bajans, sent in to bat, were bowled out for 161 in 46.5 overs, with Aaron Jones scoring 42, Dario Boyce-Malcolm 27, Carlos Maynard 26, and Jafari Toppin 23. There were two wickets each for Ramaal Lewis (10-1-26-2), Fabian Allen (6.5-1-29-2), and Nicholas Walters (9-0-39-2).
The Jamaicans, in reply, reached 162 for four off 42.4 overs with a fifth-wicket unbeaten partnership of 113 runs between Fabian Allen (58) and Brandon King (53). Chad Williams took two for 38, bowling for Barbados.
The Windwards scored a huge 163-run win over the home team. Sent in to bat, the Windwards totalled 238 all out in their allotted overs, with Taryck Gabriel 69, Keone George 35, Gidron Pope 29, and Tonius Simon 27. In reply, the Leewards only managed 75 in 25.3 overs.
Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago played in a close-fought encounter with the latter winning by 15 runs. The Trinidadians batted first and scored 185 for eight off 50 overs. Guyana, in reply, made 170 all out in 47.4 overs, despite 92 from Shimron Hetmyer 92.