T&T U-15s take 1st inns from Leewards
The Trinidad and Tobago Under-15 cricketers had to settle for a draw in their opening match of the Regional Under-15 Championships against the Leeward Islands at Edgar Gilbert Complex in Molineux in St Kitts yesterday.
T&T had a strong first innings performance on the first day Wednesday, reaching 144 for eight off their 37 overs, with Keagan Simmons top-scoring with 65.
They then restricted the Leewards to 90 for eight with Man-of-the-Match Bryan Boodram taking five for 16.
T&T were dismissed for 142 in their second turn at the crease yesterday, with Simmons again top-scoring with. He made 30.
The Leewards, needing 197 to win, reached 160 for eight off 62 overs as the match ended in a draw.
In the other first round matches, Barbados defeated defending champions Jamaica by nine wickets at Warner Park while the WIndward Islands defeated Guyana by two wickets at Conaree.
Edgar Gilbert Complex (Molineux)
T&T 144/8 (37 over) (Keagan Simmons 62, Brandon Maharaj 35, Shatrughan Rambaran 23; Useph Joseph 5/26) & 142 all out (61.5 overs) (Keagan Simmons 30, Brandon Maharaj 28, Dejorn Charles 23) vs Leeward 90/8 (38 overs) (Ras Powell 23; Bryan Boodram 5/16) & 160/8 (62 overs) (Tyrone Williams 68, Jaidel Richardson 29, Ras Powell 29; Bryan Boodram 3/38, Dejorn Charles 2/12) —Match Drawn, T&T won first innings points
Man of the Match—Bryan Boodram (T&T)
At Warner Park
Jamaica 94 all out (32.1 overs) (Evan Jones 30; Hasani Newton 3/3, Shakeel Turney 3/9) & 113 all out (41.2 overs) (Shakeel Tourney 4/23) vs Barbados 176/5 (39 overs) (Daniel Chesham 63, Leniko Boucher 53; Simon Lee 3/37) & 39/1 (8.5 overs)
Barbados won by nine wickets
Man-of-the-Match: Leniko Boucher (Barbados)
Guyana 171/9 (39 overs) (Keemo Paul 76, Sherfane Rutherford 32; Jenson Mitchell 3/21, Joshua Mann 3/32, Brian Joseph 3/36) & 91/6 dec (35 overs) (Shane Rutherford 37) vs Windwards 68/9 (30.4 overs) (Ewert Samuels 4/14, Travis Persaud 3/11) & 200/8 (78.5 overs) (Anil Matthew 65, Ryan John 23, Darel Cyrus 20; Travis Persaud 3/49, Keemo Paul 3/32)—Windward Islands won by 2 wickets.
Man-of-the-Match: Anil Matthew (Windwards)