Solozano, Charles impress


Added 14 August 2013


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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