Barbados U-15 team dethroned

KINGSTON — Barbados have been dethroned as the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-15 Cricket Champions.

Today the defending champions surrendered their title to Trinidad and Tobago, who chasing a target of 165, lost three wickets on their way to defeating Jamaica by seven wickets to capture the coveted championship.

Barbados entered their game at Manley Horne Park in St. Elizabeth against Guyana needing an outright victory to stand any chance of retaining their title but were instead beaten by nine wickets.

Barbados made 100 in their first innings to which Guyana replied with 148 for 7. Barbados again batted poorly in their second innings and were dismissed today for 102 leaving Guyana with a mere 55 for victory which they reached in the 16th over.

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