Mahabirsingh destroys Barbados to give T&T handsome win

first_imgBASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – Off-spinner Avinash Mahabirsingh finished with a 10-wicket match haul, as Trinidad and Tobago crushed Barbados by 87 runs before lunch on the final day of their fourth round Regional Under-19 clash here yesterday.Set 183 for victory last evening at Molineaux, Barbados never came to grips with the dangerous Mahabirsingh and were rolled over for 95 in quick time.Jarion Hoyte, batting at number nine, top-scored with 32 while opener Shian Brathwaite got 24. No other player passed 15.Mahabirsingh picked up six for 32 to end with match figures of 10-60, after he also routed Barbados for 77 in the first innings.There was no sign of Barbados’ pending collapse when Brathwaite and Kadeem Alleyne (13) added 37 for the first wicket.Brathwaite struck a four and a pair of sixes off 35 balls while Alleyne spent 40 balls over his knock. Both perished in successive overs leading to the slide which saw eight wickets shockingly fall for 16 runs.Tottering on 53 for eight, Barbados were lifted by Hoyte who slammed three fours and two sixes in a 40-ball knock, as he put on 35 for the ninth wicket with Camarie Boyce who made 11.However, both were dismissed by Navin Bidaisee (2-10) in successive overs to hand T&T the emphatic victory.last_img

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