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Guyana lands fifth straight CWI U-19 one day cricket title

Guyana lands fifth straight CWI U-19 one day cricket title


Guyana retained the one-day competition crown of Cricket West Indies Under-19 tournament, completing an emphatic seven-wicket win over the Windwards at the Arnos Vale Playing Field, last Wednesday.  

Chasing 106 for victory, Guyana reached the target for the loss of three wickets, from 24.3 overs. Kevin St Clair topscored with 39.

When the Windwards batted, Kevelon Anderson took 4 for 26, Qumar Torrington, 3 for 26, and Joshua Jones, 2 for 23.  

Guyana, with their fifth title in succession, finished on 27.8 points.

Docking in second on 22.3 points was Trinidad and Tobago, despite being defeated by Jamaica by 4 runs at the Sion Hill Playing Field.

Jamaica was dismissed for 107 from 42 overs. Bowling for Trinidad and Tobago, Justyn Gangoo took 3 for 4, Crystian Thurton, 3 for 17, and Joshua James, 2 for 18.

 In reply, Trinidad and Tobago were all out for 103 in 33.3 overs.

Sanjay Brown took 4 for 40 and Kirk Mc Kenzie, 3 for 21.

And, at Park Hill, there was no result between the Leewards and Barbados, because of rain.

Barbados posted 174 for 6 from 20 overs. Kilano Brathwaite made 45, Joshua Bishop, 37, Kadeem Alleyne, 33, and Shian Brathwaite, 31. Uri Smith took 2 for 28 and Kian Pemberton, 2 for 29.

The Leewards replied with 33 for 4 from 5 overs when play ended. Joshua Bishop had 2 for 15 and Matthew Forde, 2 for 17.

Jamaica was third on 20 points, Barbados, fourth on 18.8 points, with the Windwards on 17.2 points, in fifth place.

The Leewards, on 8.8 points, was sixth, and Canada, on 0.6 points – seventh.