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Scorpions win first regional 4-day game in two years

For the first time in 13 matches across formats, the Jamaica Scorpions were able to secure a win after a thumping 10 wicket triumph over the Combined Campuses and Colleges team on day 3 of their second round match at Sabina Park on Friday. 

Earlier, the Scorpions were dismissed for 331 in their first innings after resuming on 259-6. Pete Salmon made a run a ball 45  as to help ensure the Scorpions secured a 24 run lead. 17 year old spinner Zishan Motara bagged a career best 7-108 for the CCC.

The CCC were then rolled over for just 87 in their second innings, as only Kirstan Kallicharan offered any resistance with 29 against Pete Salmon 4-12 and Gordon Bryan 3-19.

The Scorpions who were set just 64 to win, cruised home at 69-0 with Chadwick Walton slamming an undefeated 46 and Carlos Brown an unbeaten 19. Scores: CCC - 307 & 87; Jamaica Scorpions – 331 and 69-0.

The Jamaican franchise will take on the Barbados Pride in their next encounter starting on Wednesday at Sabina Park.

Meanwhile, the Barbados Pride will head into next week's match against the Scorpions on the back of a defeat, following a crushing nine wicket loss to the leaders Windward Islands Volcanoes at Kensington Cricket Club.

The Pride restarted the day at 72-4, still trailing by 39 but folded for 126. Barbadian Springer did the damage with 4-44 along with support from Ryan John 3-28.

Set 17 for victory, the Volcanoes lost captain Kimani Melius run out before reaching 18-1. It was consecutive wins for the Volcanoes.

Scores in the match: Barbados Pride 214 & 126, the Windward Islands Volcanoes 325 & 18-1.

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force picked up their first victory of the season after a six wicket win over the West Indies Academy at the Conaree Sports Complex in St Kitts.

The Academy resumed the day at 84-3 and trailing by 82, and were dismissed for 224. Anderson Phillip and Bryan Charles bagged four wickets apiece.

Arlon Bowen Tuckett top scored for the academy team with 46. Mbeki Jospeh and Ackeem Auguste made 34 apiece.

Set 58 for victory, the Red Force got there at 60-4. Scores in the match: West Indies Academy 163 & 224, T&T Red Force 329 & 60-4.
 
Meanwhile, the Leeward Island Hurricanes are in control against the Guyana Harpy Eagles at Warner Park. Set 459 for victory, the Harpy Eagles at stumps were 67-1. Tagenarine Chanderpaul 40 and Raymond Perez 20, will restart on the final day.

Earlier, Mikyle Louis recorded a second century in the match as he stroked 130 in the Hurricanes 295 in their second innings. Keacy Carty made 34 against Kevlon Anderson 5-57.

Scores in the match: Leeward Islands Hurricanes 352 & 295, Guyana Harpy Eagles 188 & 67-1.



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