Update on Regional Under-15 Tournament

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The West Indies Cricket Board has announced that it has approved a number of changes to the Regional Under-15 Tournament, starting later this week here.

Preparation of a number of the match venues has been affected, following recent torrential rainfall, so this has prompted the local organising committee to request starting the tournament one day later than scheduled on Friday, July 24, with a few venue adjustments.

“The WICB and the Guyana Cricket Board see it as very important that every effort is made for the participants to play, so while some displacement is possible, the over-riding factor is cricket being played,” said Roland Holder, manager for cricket operations of the WICB.

As a result, the venues have changed for three matches and the Albion Sports Complex is now carded to host two of them.

The rural venue hosts Guyana vs Trinidad & Tobago in Friday’s opening round and Barbados vs Jamaica the following day in the second round of matches.

The other change sees Leeward Islands face the Barbadians on Friday at Enmore in the opening round. (A revised schedule is below).

The Tournament – in its 20th year – will be contested under a round-robin format, featuring five rounds of matches with the team accumulating the most points being declared champions.

The Regional Under-15 Tournament commenced in 1996 with then hosts T&T taking the inaugural title. They hold the record for the most RU15 titles with seven, also winning the title in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2010 and 2013.

Reigning champions Guyana have claimed the top prize three times comprising back-to-back titles in 1998 and 1999, plus last year.

Jamaica have won the title on four occasions (2006, 2008, 2009, 2011) and Barbados have won three times (1997, 2004, 2012).

Windwards emerged champions eight years ago, leaving Leewards yet to win the title.


Round 1 – Friday, July 24
Jamaica vs Windward Islands – Guyana National Stadium
Leeward Islands vs Barbados – Enmore
Guyana vs Trinidad & Tobago – Albion Sports Complex

Round 2 – Saturday, July 25
Barbados vs Jamaica – Albion Sports Complex
Trinidad & Tobago vs Windward Islands – Enmore
Guyana vs Leeward Islands – Guyana National Stadium

Round 3 – Monday, July 27
Jamaica vs Trinidad & Tobago – Guyana National Stadium
Barbados vs Guyana – Everest
Windward Islands vs Leeward Islands – Wales

Round 4 – Tuesday, July 28
Guyana vs Jamaica – Enmore
Leeward Islands vs Trinidad & Tobago – Bourda Oval
Windward Islands vs Barbados – Guyana National Stadium

Round 5 – Thursday, July 30
Jamaica vs Leeward Islands – Everest
Guyana vs Windward Islands – Guyana National Stadium
Trinidad & Tobago vs Barbados – Wales