Yesterday, the West Indies Under-19s defeated South Africa Under-19s by 8 wickets in the second Youth One Day International of their 4-match Series at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex to level the series 1-1 after South Africa won first match by 18 runs at the Cumberland Playing Field last Sunday.
The West Indies Under-19s won the toss yesterday, fielded first and dismissed South Africa Under-19s for 103 off 31.3 overs. Michael Copeland’s 24 was the best individual score for South Africa Under-19s. For the West Indies Under-19s, the wickets were shared between left-arm, leg-spinner, Jaden Carmichael 3-25, and two wickets each by fast bowler, Johann Layne (2-14), medium pacer, McKenny Clarke (2-12) and medium pacer, Anderson Mahase (2-34).
Opening batsman, Mathew Nandu’s 42 not out, 28 not out by captain, Ackeem Auguste and 25 from Teddy Bishop took the West Indies Under-19s to 104-2 off 23.2 overs in their reply for the 8-wicket victory.
The teams, who are preparing for the ICC One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean early next year will return to the Cumberland Playing Field tomorrow for the 3rd Youth One Day International at 9.30 a. m.
No spectators are allowed at the matches because of the COVID-19 pandemic.