USA December 1, 2008

USA romp to Americas title

USA beat Cayman Islands in a rain-interrupted match to clinch the ICC Americas Division 1

USA beat Cayman Islands in a rain-interrupted match to clinch the ICC Americas Division 1

In a rain-interrupted match at Brian Piccolo Park, USA clinched the title with an 87-run win Cayman Islands, thus finishing their campaign unbeaten. A commanding opening stand of 194 between Sushil Nadkarni and Carl Wright put the USA firmly in the driving seat, with Wright going on to make a brilliant 112 from 105 balls. Nadkarni, the player of the tournament, made 84 from 103 balls with 10 fours. Kevon Bazil bowled well in difficult conditions to take 4 for 75 as USA reached 289 for 6 in 49 overs. Rain interruptions curtailed Cayman Islands' response and the match was eventually called to a halt with them struggling on 65 for 4 in the 24th over.

Click here for the final-day match reports along with quotes from Steve Massiah.

Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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