Cottle hits half-century, Baptiste grabs 4 wickets on opening day of Under-17 2-day trial

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 20 – (www.barbadoscricket.org) – Reviera Cottle hit an unbeaten half-century and off-spinner Xaundre Baptiste took four wickets on the opening day of the Barbados Under-17 two-day trial match at Lears today.

Cottle, a St. Leonard’s Boys’ student, made 64 not out off 54 balls with 12 boundaries as Damani Roach X1 closed on 109 for one in reply to a first innings total of 181 all out by Preston Clarke X1.

Cottle has added 95 with Kevion Newton, who is 24 not out after Kyle Jordan was run out for 10.

Queen’s College student Baptiste snatched four for 25 off 9.1 overs after the Clarke X1 were sent in.

Jatario Prescod took three for 34 off 10 overs and new ball partner, Shaquan Belle, two for 39 off eight overs.

Clarke hit the top-score of 30 off 57 balls with four fours.

There were also useful contributions from Oliver Gooding (29), Tyrell Sargeant (28) and Raedon Bellamy (20).

The match is in preparation for the Cricket West Indies Rising Stars Tournament in Trinidad, August 10 to September 2, featuring 50-over and two-day competitions.

SCORECARD

PRESTON CLARKE X1 1st Innings

Zachary Carter b Prescod                                      0     (4 balls, 2 mins)

Edwin Currency-Barnett c Cottle b Belle          17    (23 balls, 39 mins, 2×4)

Micah Greenidge c McCollin b Prescod              8     (8 balls, 12 mins, 2×4)

Tyrell Sargeant c Prescod b Baptiste                 28     (56 balls, 129 mins, 5×4)

Oliver Gooding c Jordan b Baptiste                   29    (60 balls, 119 mins, 4×4)

Raedon Bellamy c Cottle b Prescod                   20    (61 balls, 93 mins, 1×4)

*Preston Clarke c Pollard b Griffith                   30    (57 balls, 57 mins, 4×4)

+Jadan Mapp lbw b Baptiste                               17     (36 balls, 52 mins, 2×4)

Kyron King lbw b Baptiste                                    13     (26 balls, 42 mins, 2×4)

R’jai Gittens c Newton b Belle                               1      (5 balls, 7 mins)

Zishan Motara not out                                            0     (1 ball, 3 mins)

Extras (b5, lb2, w6, nb5)                                      18

TOTAL (all out, 55.2 overs)                                 181

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Carter, 0.3 ov), 2-14 (Greenidge, 2.4), 3-35 (Currency-Barnett, 7.5), 4-82 (Sargeant, 21.3), 5-89 (Gooding, 25.2), 6-135 (Clarke, 41.4), 7-147 (Bellamy, 46.4), 8-170 (Mapp, 53.1), 9-181 (Gittens, 54.5), 10-181 (King, 55.2).

Bowing: Jatario Prescod 10-0-34-3 (nb3), Shaquan Belle 8-1-39-2 (w1), Damani Roach 5-1-25-0 (w1, nb1), Jakeem Pollard 5-2-6-0 (nb1), Xaundre Baptiste 9.2-1-25-4, Jayden Yarde 5-0-12-0, David Callender 5-0-16-0, Khomari Griffith 8-2-17-1.

DAMANI ROACH X1 1st Innings

Kyle Jordan run out (Crichlow-Byer)                    10      (14 balls, 16 mins, 2×4)

Kevion Newton not out                                             24      (53 balls, 85 mins, 1×4)

+Reviera Cottle not out                                             64      (54 balls, 69 mins, 12×4)

Extras (b1, lb2, w7, nb1)                                            11

TOTAL (1 wk, 20 overs)                                           107

Fall of wicket: 1-14 (Jordan, 3.1 ov).

To bat: Akeem McCollin, Xaundre Baptiste, Shaquan Belle, *Damani Roach, Joshua Branch, David Callender, Alexander Browne, Khomari Griffith.

Bowling: Kyron King 7-0-40-0 (w5), Ramero Samuels 4-0-16-0 (w2), R’jai Gittens 3-1-20-0 (nb1), Zishan Motara 3-0-14-0, Akobi Crichlow-Byer 3-0-16-0.

Toss: Roach X1.

Umpires: V. Bullen, I. Carrington.

Scorer: A. Crick.

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Barbados Under-17 2-day trial, Day 1, Scores

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 20 – (www.barbadoscricket.org) – Summarised scores at the close of play on the first day of the Barbados Under-17 trial match at Lears today:

Preston Clarke X1 1st Innings 181 all out (55.2 overs) (Preston Clarke 30, Oliver Gooding 29, Tyrell Sargeant 28, Raedon Bellamy 20, Edwin Currency-Barnett 17, Jadan Mapp 17, Kyron King 13; Xaundre Baptiste 4-25, Jatario Prescod 3-34, Shaquan Belle 2-39).

Damani Roach X1 1st Innings 109-1 (20 overs) (Reviera Cottle 64 not out – 54 balls, 69 minutes, 12 fours; Kevion Newton 24 not out, Kyle Jordan 19).

Toss: Roach X1.

Umpires: V. Bullen, I. Carrington.

Scorer: A. Crick.