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CRICKET: Ja out of title contention in U-15 Tournament

Published:Wednesday | July 24, 2013 | 9:16 AM

Host nation Jamaica will remain second-from-the-bottom ahead of the final round in the Regional Under-15 Cricket Tournament following a 96-run defeat against the Windward Islands yesterday at Alpart.



The defeat means Jamaica’s hopes of winning the title at home is now over.



Set a victory target of 211, Jamaica were bowled out for 114 off 52.4 overs against the bowling of Johnell Eugene four for 28.



Final scores in the game – Windward Islands 142 for nine and 177; Jamaica 109 and 114.



Meanwhile, Trinidad and Tobago will enter the final round with a slim lead over the Windward Islands.



T&T scored a three-wicket victory over Guyana at the St Elizabeth Technical High School ground to move to 44.1 points.



Second place the Windward Islands are on 41.5 points.



And defending champions Barbados easily beat the Leeward Islands by an innings and 71 runs to hold down third place.



The fifth and final round starts tomorrow.



Jamaica, who lost three of their four matches, will play T&T at Manchester High School; while Leeward Islands will play Windward Islands at Treasure Beach and Barbados will battle Guyana at Manley Horne.



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