Jamaica will aim to go a step closer to qualify for the 2009 FIFA Under-20 World Cup when they face hosts St. Vincent and the Grenadines in their final game of the Caribbean Football Union Under 20 finals this evening.
The 2009 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/Grace Shield competitions will bowl off today with the first round of the rural area knockout competition. 30-34 games are scheduled for today across eight zone.
Alonzo Adlam pumped in a hat trick and piloted Jamaica to a 4-1 victory over the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-20 football finals in St Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday.
Newcomer Gavin Wallace took a record eight-wicket haul yesterday to bowl title-holders Jamaica to a six-wicket victory over Leeward Islands on the third day of their first-round regional four-day match at Warner Park in St Kitts.
Jamaica’s senior cricketers will stage their final training session later this afternoon at the Edgar Gilbert Sporting Complex in St Kitts and Nevis ahead of the 2009 regional four-day championships, which bowls off tomorrow.
Vere Technical High School yesterday defeated Glenmuir High by 167 runs at Bushy Park in May Pen to win the inaugural Clarendon Cricket Association’s Parish high schools competition for the Williams/Dennis Memorial Trophy.
Champions Jamaica arrived late last night in St Kitts and Nevis without all-rounder Lorenzo Ingram to tackle hosts Leeward Islands in the new-look 2009 West Indies Cricket Board Four-day Regional Tournament.