Aaron Bankay

TOP-SCORER: Trinidad and Tobago’s Aaron Bankay hits down the ground during his knock of 41 not out against the Windward Islands in their final round CWI Rising Stars Under-17 match at Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba yesterday. —Photo: ROGER SEEPERSAD

Barbados were crowned the Cricket West Indies Rising Stars Under-17 champions after rain washed out their title-deciding encounter in the final round of the competition at Gilbert Park in California yesterday.

Meanwhile, in the only completed match of the final round, hosts Trinidad and Tobago held their nerve with the ball to tie against the Windward Islands at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba and finish fourth on the table.

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