Solozano, Charles impress
Wed, August 14, 2013 - 12:01 AM
BASSETERRE – The Trinidad and Tobago duo of Jeremy Solozano and Bryan Charles were among the top performers in the West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-19 Three-Day Tournament here.
Solozano tallied 334 runs, the most by a batsman, at an average of 41.57 and Charles claimed a tournament-high 29 wickets at an average of 13.59 apiece.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, had the second highest aggregate with 313 runs at an average of 52.17.
Barbadian Aaron Jones (286 runs; average 40.86), Leeward Islander Jeremiah Louis (265 runs; average 33.13) and Windward Islander Tonius Simon (265 runs; average 26.5) rounded out the top five batting performers.
There was a total of six centuries and 34 half centuries with the highest score of 143 having been scored by Jones. Solozano (136 not out), Chanderpaul (124 not out), Andy Gobin (105), Gian Benjamin (101) and Akshay Homraj (100) were the other century makers.
Gudakesh Moti-Kanhai was second among the bowlers with 27 wickets at 12.19. Trinidadian Jovan Ali (23 wickets; average 10.26), Jamaican Ramaal Lewis (22 wickets; average 17.41) and Windward Islander Larry Edward (20 wickets; average 14.75) complete the top five in the bowling department.
Moti-Kanhai took the only 10-wicket haul in a match when he claimed 10 for 104 versus the Leewards. There were 15 five-wicket hauls with Trinidadian Vikash Mohan’s six for 24 versus Windwards being the best innings figures.
The top all round returns were produced by Taryck Gabriel of the Windward Islands who made 261 runs and bagged 17 wickets.
Jamaica’s Romario Morris (13 catches, three stumpings), Barbados’ Carlos Maynard (11 catches, five stumpings) and Gian Benjamin (16 catches) of Windward Islanders each effected 16 dismissals to top the wicketkeeping table.
Brandon King (Jamaica), Andy Gobin (T&T) and Moti-Kanhai each took eight catches to be the top fielders. (WICB Media)
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