Defending champions Cayman Islands got their second win in the 2014 Challenge Trophy League section joining unbeaten teams Jamaica and Barbados at the top. Rounding off the Big 4 will be World Stars in the playoffs scheduled for December.
Jamaica defeated Commonwealth on Saturday at the Smith Road Oval. Batting first Commonwealth scored 97 with Chris Palmer 28 but the rest of the batting was tempered by the controlled bowling of captain Conroy Wright, Adrian Wright and Corey Cato.
Adrian Wright 29 and Ainsley Hall 28 were amongst the runs giving Jamaica a 6 wickets victory.
Gregory Smith got 3 for 7 and captain Troy Taylor 3 for 8 as the Cayman Islands made short work of India’s batting which was followed by explosive knocks from Omar Bryan 27 and Omar Willis 22 both not out. Cayman won by 8 wickets.
The World Stars versus Barbados at the Jimmy Powell Oval was rained out.
The national senior team will continue training with matches organized for the next five Sundays beginning at 10 a.m. at the Jimmy Powell Oval.
There will be two matches per day. The women’s off season tournament will be played at the Smith Road Oval starting on Sunday at 2 p.m.