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Winning start for Young Windies


Winning start for Young Windies

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HARARE – Bhaskar Yadram extended his fine of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory yesterday.

The 17-year-old right-hander top-scored with a fine Man Of The Match 68 as the Caribbean side mustered 211 for eight off their 50 overs after being sent in.

Captain Emmanuel Stewart chipped in with 34, Joshua Bishop got 32 while Alick Athanaze struck 31 not out. Left-arm spinner Tinotenda Jakachira claimed three for 27 off eight overs while Frank Mwaita ended with two for 37.

In reply, Zimbabwe were held to 172 off 44.1 overs with left-arm spinner Jeavor Royal picking up three for 20 and fast bowler Darren Nedd, two for 25. (CMC) 

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