Sinclair and company help Guyana to opening round win

first_imgCWI Regional U-19 3-Day…An all-round exhibition of cricket by defending 3-Day champs Guyana saw them secure a stylish 10-wicket win over Leewards in the opening round of the 2018 Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional U-19 tournament.Kevin SinclairResuming on 58 for 2, Guyana were lifted to 229 all out in their first innings at Arnos Vale Stadium, with Kevin Sinclair top-scoring with 51. Opener Sachin Singh chipped in with 49 while skipper Bhaskar Yadram struck 35 and Javid Karim, 30.Singh and Yadram extended their overnight third-wicket stand to 51 before being separated, to give Guyana a solid start to the day. Singh faced 97 deliveries and struck three fours and two sixes while Yadram belted five fours and a six in his 45-ball innings.Once the partnership was broken, Sinclair arrived to control the innings for Guyana, putting on 32 for the fourth wicket with Singh before adding a further 48 for the fifth with fellow Berbician Kevelon Anderson (17).Sinclair faced 68 balls in nearly 1-1/2 hours at the crease and struck five fours and a six. New-ball bowler Javin Spencer finished with five for 70 while Zawandi White took three for 16.Trailing by 113 runs, the Leewards reached the close on 22 without loss facing a deficit of 91 after making 116 all out batting first. Sinclair first snapped up 4-19 while left-arm spinner Kelvin Umrao grabbed 3-28 to keep Leewards at bay.Their second innings was also a nightmare after Windies youth spinner Ashmead Nedd terrorised the order with returns of 6-30 with Umrao and Sinclair again amongst the wickets with two each, as the Leewards fell for 114.At Sion Hill, Kadeem Alleyne made a half-century as Barbados had the better of the exchanges on a rain-shortened day. Alleyne, unbeaten on 35 overnight, made 54 to get his side from 175 for five at the start to 223 all out in their first innings.He faced 74 deliveries and counted three fours and a six among his runs, but Barbados lost their last five wickets for 20 runs as left-arm spinner Raewin Senior picked up seven for 58.In Jamaica’s reply, leg-spinner Camarie Boyce claimed three for 15 to limit the side to 61 for four – still 162 runs adrift of a first innings lead.There was no play at Park Hill in the contest between Trinidad and Tobago and Windward Islands owing to a water-logged outfield.last_img

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