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Holder continues to impress

West Indies Under-19 team fast bowler Chemar Holder grabbed four wickets cheaply to help set up a win by seven wickets for Barbados Select over Northamptonshire in a limited overs match at Kensington Oval yesterday as part of the English Counties pre-season tour of Barbados.

Holder, who turned 18 on March 3, and who was one of the heroes of the champion West Indies Youth side at the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh last month after he was belatedly called up, took four for 16 off seven overs in a Northamptonshire total of 155 all out in 41 overs after they won the toss.

Off-spinner Raymond Bynoe, the ESA Field Pickwick off-spinner, who is arguably one of the most economical and successful bowlers in the local Sagicor General Super Cup and Twenty20 Championships, took three for 37 off seven overs.

Wicket-keeper David Murphy top-scored with 43 off 72 balls including two fours.

Barbados Select responded with 158 for three in 27.2 overs.

Left-hander Jameel Stuart, a former Barbados Under-19 team captain and the current BDFSP skipper, top-scored with an unbeaten 49 off 56 balls including six fours and one six.

Captain and opener Kyle Corbin, who was dropped by Barbados Pride after Round 8 of the current WICB PCL first-class Championship, made 39 off 54 balls with four fours and one six.

Stuart’s club mate, left-hander Marlon Welcome-Goodman, contributed 29 not out off 26 balls in his usual attacking style, counting two sixes and one four and Kemar Smith (25).

The tournament climaxes with two-day matches tomorrow and Saturday. Barbados Select oppose Hampshire at Kensington Oval and Nottinghamshire meet Northamptonshire at Lucas Street. 



One Response to Holder continues to impress

  1. Shawn Walrond
    Shawn Walrond March 17, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Well done keep up the great job you doing


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