The West Indies under 17 regional Cricket tournament, got on the way over the past weekend.
The Leewards under 17 team has won one game and lost one so far and on each occasion, Nevisians have featured quite handsomely.
In game one versus Jamaica, Jamaica batted first and scored 146 all out in 38.1 overs: Steven Weddenburn 58 not out
Nevisian Jaden Carmichael had the amazing figures of 6 for 17 from 10 overs, with 3 maidens
Fellow Nevisian, Akadianto Willet bagged 3 for 28.
Leewards 150 for 2 in 37.1 overs:
Nevisian Anderson Amurdan 55;
Rasheed Henry of Antigua 48 not out and Nevisian T’Jhari Clarke 25
Leewards won by 8 wickets.
There were bitter sweet results for the Leewards team in game two, as they lost to the Trinidad and Tobago team, by a mere 6 runs.
However, Nevisians again excelled:
Trinidad and Tobago bowled out for 91 in 35 overs:
Akadianto Willet 4 for 9;
Jaden Carmichael 4 for 18
Leewards 85 all out in 32.3 overs:
Carlon Bowen-Tuckett 27 (the only batsman to get into double figures);
T’Jhari Clarke 9
Hackett 4 for 20; Gomez 3 for 13
T&T won by 6 runs
Point standings after Round two
Barbados 9 points
Trinidad and Tobago 8.9 points
Leewards 4.7 points
Jamaica 4.3 points
Windwards 0.9 points
Guyana 0.1 point
Rasheed Henry (Captain) Antigua & Barbuda
T’Jhari Clarke (Vice Captain) Nevis
Onaje Amory- Nevis
Clinton Reece- Montserrat
Kelvin Pitman-Antigua & Barbuda
Kenny Sutton-Antigua & Barbuda
Hilroy Andrew-Antigua & Barbuda
Malique Walsh-Antigua & Barbuda
Jaylen Francis-Antigua & Barbuda
Patrice Nisbett jr-Nevis
Lavan Rawlins-St. Kitts
Kyian Joseph-Antigua & Barbuda
D’Hari Francis-Antigua & Barbuda
Head Coach- (Steve Liburd- St. Kitts)
Manager/Asst Coach (Justin Joseph – Antigua & Barbuda)