Jamaica fall for 173, T&T on ropes
Trinidad and Tobago's Red Force were struggling on 59 for five after dismissing the Jamaica Franchise for 173 on the opening day of their third round WICB Professional Cricket League match at Queen's Park Oval yesterday.
Batting first after winning the toss, Jamaica were led to their below par total by captain Tamar Lambert (87) and David Bernard (65). Six of the remaining nine batsmen, Jon Ross Campbell, Nkrumah Bonner, Andre McCarthy, Marquino Mindley, Sheldon Cottrell, Damian Jacobs (zero not out) failed to score as Jamaica were bowled out in 64 overs.
Imran Khan six for 52 and Marlon Richards three for 31 were the destroyers for the Red Force.
When the Trinidad Red Force batted they were immediately pegged back by Jamaican pacer Sheldon Cottrell who has so far taken four for 17 in nine overs. Evin Lewis was run out for 25 while Jason Mohammed is unbeaten on 14 and will resume today with Akeil Hosein (0).
At National Stadium: Windwards lead by 63 runs with seven wickets intact.
Leeward Islands 116 (Austin Richards 44; Liam Sebastien 5-39, Alston Bobb 4-31).
Windward Islands 179 for three (Devon Smith 83 not out, Sunil Ambris 33; Jeremiah Louis 2-27).
At Guyana National Stadium: Barbados trail by 257 runs with all 10 wickets intact.
Guyana 261 (Anthony Bramble 73, Shimron Hetmyer 47, Rajendra Chandrika 34; Ryan Hinds 4-50, Dwayne Smith 2-20, Jomel Warrican 2-52). Barbados four without loss.