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Scorpions facing tough task against Harpy Eagles

The Jamaica Scorpions will be up against it on Saturday’s final day of their 4th round regional 4-day encounter against the Guyana Harpy Eagles at the Diego Martin Sports Complex in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Harpy Eagles closed day 3 on 584-7 a lead of 191 runs on first innings as Vishaul Singh saw them to close on an undefeated century from just 85 balls, while Gudakesh Motie is with him on 12.

Earlier, Tagenerine Chanderpaul pushed on from his overnight 96 to a top score of 184  as the Harpy Eagles resumed on 213-1.

Tevin Imlach 79, Chandrapaul Hemraj 78 and Leon Johnson 57, also made half centuries. Chanderpaul and Imlach added 180 runs for the second wicket, while Chanderpaul and Johnson put on 94 for the third wicket.

Pacer Nicholson Gordon has so far bagged 4-122. The Scorpions had made 393 in their first innings.

Over in Tarouba, the Barbados Pride completed an innings and 22 run win over the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, having dismissed the Trinidadian franchise for 139 in their second innings.

The Red Force had earlier resumed on 14-0 as Yannic Cariah 35 and Keegan Simmonds 31, made the only scores of note with Roston Chase, Justin Greaves and Akeem Jordan all taking 3 wickets. Scores: T&T Red Force - 133 and 139; Barbados Pride - 294 all out.

The Windward Islands Volcanoes require another 286 runs to beat the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at the Queen’s Park Oval.

They were 127-3 at stumps on day 3 of their contest with Kavem Hodge on 25 and Ackeem Auguste on 18. Kimani Melius had earlier made 51. Rahkeem Cornwall has so far claimed 2-20.

The Hurricanes earlier resumed on 22-0 and declared at 252-8 in their second innings.

Devon Thomas made a top score of 51 and Rahkeem Cornwall 38 as Kenneth Dember claimed 3-62 and Darius Martin 3-94.

Scores in the match: the Leeward Islands Hurricanes - 333 & 252 for 8 declared; the Windward Islands Volcanoes - 173 & 127-3.



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