Leewards Under 19’s Are the Regional Champions

An intense battle between Barbados and the Leeward Islands signaled the closing phase of the exciting 2022 under-19 regional cricket championship.

Barbados batted first and scored an impressive 279 for 8 declared, with Sealy getting 96 and Roberts 65
Onaje Amory bagged 4 for 84

Leewards in response made 250 for 8 declared, with Carlon Bowen Tuckett top scoring with a well-played 68.

Barbados in their second turn at the crease, 76 for 9-effectively all out and giving the Leewards a victory target of 106 to win in just over 30 overs remaining in the day’s play.

The Leewards batsmen made a dash for the total initially and soon found themselves in dire straits.

At 49 for 9, it took a herculean defensive effort by Nathan Edward and Onaje Amory to play solidly until the umpires pulled the bails to signal the end of the match.

The Leewards 51 for 9, secured a draw and the championship trophy, based on their overall point standings

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