Jamaica extend lead at top of table in WICB u17 Tournament
Jamaica’s youth cricketers have set themselves up as favourites to win the inaugural WICB under 17 50 over Tournament which is being staged in Tobago.
This after they wrapped up a comfortable 108 win in their 4th and penultimate round encounter against second place Guyana at Shaw Park on Friday.
The Jamaicans batting first posted 162 for 9 from their 50 overs thanks to Odain McCarthy who hit a well timed 39 to lead the team from 98 for 7.
The Guyanese in reply were bowled out for a paltry 54 as Fabien Allen took 4 wickets for 8 runs.
The Jamaicans with the win moved to 21 points, 3.5 points ahead of the Windward Islands who moved into second following their 4 wickets win over the Leeward Islands.
Final scores in that match the Leewards 147, the Windwards 149 for 6.
Over at Bon Accord, Trinidad and Tobago secured a massive 168 run win over Barbados to move to third on 16 points.
Final scores T&T 327, Barbados in reply 158 all out.
The teams will now focus on Satuday's 5th and final round of games.
The Jamaicans will be in action against second place Windwards Islands in a top of the table clash at Bon Accord, third place Trinidad face Guyana at Shaw Park, while Barbados face the Leewards at Plymouth.