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West Indies Academy And Barbados Pride Earn Round 1 Wins While No Results For Defending Champions

The West Indies Academy handed the Leeward Islands Hurricanes a shocking 5 wicket defeat at Warner Park in St. Kitts.

The Hurricanes posted 232 all out in their second innings, giving them a 192-run lead on the final day of Round 1 matches. Wicketkeeper batsman Jahmar Hamilton played a patient 70-run innings to add to the 55 scored overnight by Mikyle Louis, as the Hurricanes pushed for a victory over the young Academy team. Joshua Bishop’s 3/33 and Johann Layne 3/45 were the best bowling figures from the Academy attack.

The Academy’s opening batsmen Rashawn Worrell and Kadeem Alleyne got their team off to a flyer, belting the Hurricanes bowlrs around Warner Park. The pair reached 80 before Alleyne was caught for 57 and Worrell fell in the next over for 21. Mbeki Joseph and Akeem August added 39 before Auguste was bowled by Jeremiah Louis for 22. The Academy then lost Rivaldo Clarke 8 and Nyeem Young 0 in quick succession, with 65 runs still needed for victory. Joshua James joined Joseph in the middle, and he looked like a man on a mission to end the match as quickly as possible. James smashed five sixes and two fours, bringing up the winnings runs with one of those sixes, to finish on 41 not out from 21 deliveries, Joseph was not out at the non-striker’s end on 43 off 64 deliveries, which included four sixes of his own. Jeremiah Louis was the best Hurricanes bowler with figures of 9-1-41-3.

Scorecards

Barbados Pride completed a 9-wicket victory over the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) at Chedwin Park in Jamaica. Resuming their follow-on, CCC were bowled out for 193 a lead of 34 runs. Sharmarh Brooks led the batting for CCC with a top-score of 72 and 47 from wicketkeeper Demario Richards. Chaim-Alexis Holder bagged a fifer bowling for the Pride for figures of 24.5-3-69-5 while Jomel Warrican had 10-4-16-3.

In their second innings, Pride knocked off the 32 runs required for victory with ease, despite losing the wicket of skipper Kraigg Brathwaite for 0. Zachary McCaskie 28 not out and Shayne Moseley 7 not out, took Barbados to victory in less than 5 overs.

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force match against defending champions Guyana Harpy Eagles was abandoned with no result. The Windward Islands Volcanoes defeated Jamaica Scorpions by 9 wickets on Day 3 at Sabina Park in Jamaica.

Teams will start Round 2 on February 14-17 in Jamaica and St. Kitts.

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TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

West Indies Championship 2024

Round 1

7 to 10 February: 

Jamaica Scorpions vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – Sabina Park, Jamaica- Volcanoes won by 9 wickets

CCC vs Barbados Pride – Chedwin Park, Jamaica- Pride won by 9 wickets

Leeward Islands Hurricanes vs West Indies Academy – Warner Park, St. Kitts- Academy won by 5 wickets

Guyana Harpy Eagles vs Trinidad & Tobago Red Force – Conaree Cricket Centre, St. Kitts- No result

Round 2

14 to 17 February: 

Jamaica Scorpions vs CCC – Sabina Park, Jamaica

Barbados Pride vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – Kensington Cricket Club, Jamaica

Leeward Islands Hurricanes vs Guyana Harpy Eagles – Warner Park, St. Kitts

Trinidad &Tobago Red Force vs West Indies Academy – Conaree Cricket Centre, St. Kitts

Round 3

21 to 24 February: 

Jamaica Scorpions vs Barbados Pride – Sabina Park, Jamaica

Windward Islands Volcanoes vs CCC – Chedwin Park, Jamaica

Leeward Islands Hurricanes vs Trinidad &Tobago Red Force – Warner Park, St. Kitts

West Indies Academy vs Guyana Harpy Eagles – Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG), Antigua

Round 4

13 to 16 March:

Trinidad &Tobago Red Force vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad

CCC vs Leeward Islands Hurricanes – Diego Martin Regional Complex, Trinidad

Guyana Harpy Eagles vs Barbados Pride – Sir Frank Worrell Cricket Ground at UWI Spec (UWI SPEC), Trinidad

West Indies Academy vs Jamaica Scorpions – CCG, Antigua

Round 5

20 March to 23 March: 

Trinidad &Tobago Red Force vs Barbados Pride – Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad

Leeward Islands Hurricanes vs Jamaica Scorpions – Diego Martin Regional Complex, Trinidad

Guyana Harpy Eagles vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – UWI SPEC, Trinidad

West Indies Academy vs CCC – CCG, Antigua

Round 6

10 to 13 April:

Jamaica Scorpions vs Guyana Harpy Eagles – Sabina Park, Jamaica

CCC vs Trinidad &Tobago Red Force – Chedwin Park, Jamaica

Leeward Hurricanes vs Barbados Pride – UWI SPEC, Trinidad

West Indies Academy vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – CCG, Antigua

Round 7

17 to 20 April:

Jamaica Scorpions vs Trinidad &Tobago Red Force – Sabina Park, Jamaica

CCC vs Guyana Harpy Eagles – Kensington Cricket Club, Jamaica

Leeward Islands Hurricanes vs Windward Islands Volcanoes – UWI SPEC, Trinidad

West Indies Academy vs Barbados Pride – CCG, Antigua

–CWI [https://www.windiescricket.com/news/]

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