Saturday, April 20, 2024

Under-19s lose out to Guyana


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BARBADOS’ hopes of contesting the 50-over title in the West Indies’ Under-19 championship were dashed yesterday with a heavy 85-run loss to Guyana at the Arnos Vale playing field in St Vincent.

Starting the final round on 17 points and desperately needing a victory to overtake Guyana, who went into the match on 17.8 points, Barbados gave a dismal batting display and were routed for a meagre 98 in 37.5 overs in pursuit of their opponents’ total of 183.

Opener Shian Brathwaite top-scored for Barbados with 35, which included four fours and a six off 89 balls.

Shamar Springer (19) and Leniko Boucher (10) were the only other double-digit contributors for Barbados as they were undermined by Marlon Hubbard, who took four for 11 in 4.5 overs. (EZS)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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