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Worrell hits ton in trials

EZRA STUART, [email protected]

Worrell hits ton in trials

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Captain Rashawn Worrell was among the players to stake early claims for places on the Barbados team in this year’s West Indies Under-17 Cricket Tournament.

Worrell hit a century to lead his team to a comprehensive 163-run victory over Seth Agard’s XI in the first Barbados Under-17 trial match at Friendship on Wednesday.

Left-hander Worrell smashed 14 fours and two sixes in scoring 105 off 85 balls as his team amassed a massive 312 for eight in 50 overs. He got excellent support from Matthew Forde, who lashed nine fours and four sixes in a knock of 87.

In reply, Agard’s side folded for 149 in 32.2 overs with Rivaldo Clarke getting the top score of 52 off 61 balls. Off-spinner Nicholas Austin took four wickets for 27 runs.

Fast bowler Romario Brathwaite and left-arm spinner Tremaine Dowrich both grabbed four-wicket hauls in the second trial on Tuesday at Desmond Haynes Oval while opener Agard made an unbeaten 60 in the third trial at Queen’s Park on Thursday. (EZS)

Summarised scores:

1st trial last Wednesday at Friendship.

Rashawn Worrell’s X1 312-8 in 50 overs (Rashawn Worrell 105, Matthew Forde 87, D’Angelo Springer 33, Rashad Haynes 28 n.o., Giovante Depeiza 13, Tremaine Dowrich 10 n.o.; Jaden Hoyte 2-30, Shayon Blenman 2-39).

Seth Agard’s X1 149 in 32.2 overs (Rivaldo Clarke 52, Seth Agard 41; Nicholas Austin 4-27, Renacko Belgrave 3-7). Worrell XI won by 163 runs.

2nd trial on Tuesday at Desmond Haynes Oval.

Rashawn Worrell’s X1 135 in 28.4 overs (Giovonte Depeiza 28, Rashawn Worrell 21, Hans Campbell 13, Matthew Forde 12; Romario Brathwaite 4-32, Rondre Yearwood 3-14, Amari Goodridge 2-29). Demetrius Richards’ X1 178 in 50 overs (Shamar Forde 29, Amari Goodridge 28, Jediah Blades 25, Seth Agard 19, Nicholas Austin 13 n.o; Tremaine Dowrich 4-29, Matthew Forde 2-16, Giovonte Depeiza 2-19). Rashawn Worrell’s X1 won by 71 runs.

NB: Richards’ X1 were set a revised target of 250.

3rd trial on Thursday at Queen’s Park

Matthew Forde’s XI 174 in 34.3 overs (Demetrius Richards 24, Tremaine Dowrich 24, Shamar Forde 22, Jayden Hoyte 21, Giovonte Depeiza 17, Rashad Haynes 16, Matthew Forde 16; Jediah Blades 3-34, Rondre Yearwood 2-18). Rashawn’s Worrell 176-1 in 36.4 overs (Seth Agard 60 n.o., Rashawn Worrell 43 retired, Rashad Armstrong 40, Dasani Griffith 14 n.o.). Rashawn Worrell’s XI won by nine wickets.