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Scorpions still harbouring thoughts of victory against Harpy Eagles

The Jamaica Scorpions chasing an improbable 419 for victory, closed the penultimate day of their 6th round regional 4-day clash against the Guyana Harpy Eagles at 123-2 in their second innings.

West Indies test player Kirk McKenzie is on 39 along with captain Brandon King who has 13. The two came together at 90-2 following the dismissal of debutant Javaughn Buchanan who made 39.

Carlos Brown made 10, as Kevin Sinclair and Verasammy Permaul have a wicket apiece. The Scorpions in their first innings were wrapped up with the first ball of Friday's play at 153.

The Guyanese with a lead of 271 batted a second time and declared at 147-4. Captain Tevin Imlach made 44 and Kevin Sinclair 36 not out. The Scorpions need another 296 runs to win.

Scores in the match: Guyana Harpy Eagles 424 & 147-4 declared, Jamaica Scorpions 153 & 123-2. Play restarts at 10:00 am on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Windward Islands Volcanoes beat the West Indies Academy by 158 runs in their contest at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.

Resuming at 165-7, the Volcanoes went on to make 275 all out. Shamar Springer who resumed on naught, went on to make 47, while Sunil Ambris who resumed on 2, eventually made 41.

Ryan John also added 20 against 4-78 from Joshua Bishop and Ashmead Nedd 3-65. The West Indies Academy were then bundled out for 121 in their second innings.

Teddy Bishop top scored with 47 against Springer 4-30 and 2 wickets apiece from Gillon Tyson, Darel Cyrus and Ryan John.

Elsewhere, the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force hold the upper hand in their contest against the Combined Campuses and Colleges.

The CCC ended day 3 on 67-1 needing a further 382 runs to win. Scores in the match: CCC - 238 and 67-1, Trinidad and Tobago 591-7 and 95-2.

The Leeward Islands still need a further 157 runs to make the Barbados Pride bat again. Leeward Islands Hurricanes were 98-1 after being bowled out for 288 in reply to the Barbados Pride’s first innings 542-9.

 

 

 



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