T&T U-15s beat Guyana
Half-centuries from Negus Smith and Dejourn Charles gave Trinidad and Tobago an easy seven-wicket win over Guyana in their fourth round West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-15 Championship match at Conaree Sports Complex, St Kitts yesterday.
Set 148 for victory, Smith top-scored with 65, while left-handed Charles hit an unbeaten 50 to lead T&T to their target for the loss of just three wickets.
Earlier, Trinidad and Tobago left-arm pacer Sachin Balai took five for 61 to dismiss Guyana for 200 in their second innings to set up the win.
In the other matches yesterday, Barbados defeated the Leeward Islands by 186 runs at Warner Park to stay at the top of the standings, while the Windward Islands clinched a five-wicket win over defending champions Jamaica at Edgar Gilbert Complex, Molineux.
T&T face Barbados in the final round of the competition at Conaree starting tomorrow.
WICB Under-15 Fixtures Round 5—July 30-31 Barbados vs T&T, Conaree Guyana vs Jamaica, Warner Park Windwards vs Leewards, Molineaux WICB Under-15 Scores At Conaree Sports Complex GUYANA 113 all out (41.2 overs) (Travis Persaud 49; Bryan Boodram 4/29, Keron Persaud 3/20) & 200 all out (63.1 overs) (Travis Persaud 70, Runaldo Renee 69; Sachin Balai 5/61, Dejourn Charles 3/43, Bryan Boodram 2/41) vs T&T 166/7 (42 overs) (Shatrughan Rambaran 35, Daniel Williams 30 n.o., Keagan Simmons 23, Brandon Maharaj 21; Ewert Samuels 2/33, Travis Persaud 2/35) & 148/3 (33.2 overs) (Negus Smith 65, Dejourn Charles 50 n.o.; Ewert Samuels 1/14) T&T won by 7 wickets Man of the Match: Travis Persaud (Guyana) At Warner Park BARBADOS 165 all out (34.3) (Leniko Boucher 39; (Mrinal Wadhwa 4/55) & 248/7 (66 overs) (Nicholas Kirton 50, Deswin Currency 38, Daniel Chesham 22; Kenneth Pennyfeather 2/33, Jericson Louis 2/41) vs LEEWARDS 118/8 (38 overs) (Phillo Wallace 38, Ras Powell 32, Tyrone Williams 31; Deswin Currency 6/42) & 110 all out (Jaidel Richardson 44; Dominic Drakes 3/14, Deswin Currency 3/16, Nicholas Kirton 3/16) Barbados won by 186 runs Man of the match: Nicholas Kirton (Barbados) At Edgar Gilbert Complex (Molineux) JAMAICA 139 all out (39.2 overs) (Javelle Glen 72; Darel Cyrus 7/30) & 181/8 (71 overs) (Michael Frew 100, David Curtis 26 n.o.; Darel Cyrus 5/49, Joshua Mann 2/35, Ryan John 2/50) vs WINDWARDS 167/9 (40 overs) (Ryan John 51; Devnairne Rowe 2/25, Michael Frew 2/43, Demali Taylor 2/39) & 155/ (57.5 overs) (Christian Challery 73, Anil Matthew 60; Devnairne Rowe 4/24) Windward Island won by 5 wickets Man of the match: Darel Cyrus (Windward Islands)