St. Kitts and Nevis (Sports Page) – The second round of trial matches for the West Indies under 19 cricketers, took place on Wednesday 11th August.
Game one was played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, where the Yellow Flamingos engaged the Red Dragons.
Skipper Carlon Bowens Tuckett, of Nevis, lost the toss for the Flamingos but was sent in to bat first.
They were off to a walloping start, with Anderson Amurdan of Nevis, continuing his fine form, in partnership with Nandu.
They got to 136 without loss, before Amurdan fell on 79.
The team eventually amassed a healthy 265 for 7 from their 50 overs.
Skipper Carlon Bowens Tuckett was lbw for just 1 on this occasion.
The Red Dragons in response were unceremoniously bundled out for a mere 79 runs.
Nathan Edwards of St. Maarten and the Leeward Islands, bagged 5 for 23, to be their main tormentor.
Summarized scores: Flamingos 265 for 7 in 50 overs: Amurdan 79; Nandu 65; Beckford 43; Browne 31
Onarje Amory of Nevis, bagged 2 for 30; Gomez 2 for 36; Dass 1 for 29 and Layne 1 for 51
Flamingos won by 186 runs
Meanwhile, at the Coolidge grounds, the Blue Dolphins engaged the Green Pitons.
The Pitons batted first and on the back of a fine century from Clarke and a cultured half-century from Roopchand amassed a virtually unassailable 310.
Akadianto Willet of Nevis bowled in this game and despite showing some obvious nerves got 1 wicket for 35.
The Dolphins in response flipped out at 89 all out.
They were seriously undermined by Nevisian left arm leg spinner, Jayden Carmichael, who bagged 4 for 28.
Summarized scores: Pitons 310 for 6 in 50 overs: Clarke 101; Roopchand 86; Depeiza 53; R. Ramnauth 32
Simpson 2 for 37; Charles 2 for 55; Willet 1 for 35 and Shackett 1 for 67
Dolphins 89 all out: Auguste 23; P. Ramnauth 16
Jayden Carmichael 4 for 28; Edmund 3 for 32; O’Neale 2 for 13
Pitons won by 221 runs