ICC Problem League B: Jersey beat Bermuda by 291 runs to maintain World Cup hopes alive

Jersey openers Harrison Carlyon (left) and Nick Greenwood

Openers Harrison Carlyon (left) and Nick Greenwood have scored 538 runs between them in Jersey’s five matches in Uganda

Jersey boosted their hopes of making the 2023 Cricket World Cup after thrashing Bermuda by 291 runs to win all five of the ICC Challenge League B matches in Uganda.

Openers Nick Greenwood (106) and Harrison Carlyon (73) again excelled as they put on 168 for the first wicket.

Jonty Jenner hit 52 and Julius Sumerauer scored 41 as Jersey made 371-8 – their biggest score of the week.

In reply, Bermuda were bowled out for just 80 in 17.5 overs.

The win sees Jersey go up to second place in ICC Challenge League B – although Hong Kong could go back above them should they beat Kenya on Monday.

The six-team group will play one final round of games against one another later this summer in Jersey, with the winners playing the victors of Challenge League A for a place at next year’s World Cup in India.

Greenwood’s 106 – his first century in Uganda – came off 80 balls and included…