Photo Caption: Keacy Carty captured during play.
By: T. Chapman
Despite conceding a first innings lead of 40 runs to the Jamaica Scorpions, Cornwall’s six wickets gave the Leewards some momentum in their last innings.
The Leeward Islands Hurricanes batted resolutely in their second innings to compile a total of 312 runs.
Four half century contributions came from Keacy Carty, Rahkeem Cornwall, Devon Thomas and Captain Keiran Powell.
Veteran spin bowler Nikita Miller took 4 wickets, following up on an impressive first innings haul of 7 wickets.
This meant that the Scorpions would of had to chase a winning target of 273 runs.
However, the Hurricanes took the fight to the Scorpions and humiliated them inside three days by dismissing them for 138 runs.
Winning their fifth game by some 134 runs. Sheeno Berridge was bagged four wickets which included Jamaica’s dangerous batsmen, Blackwood and King.
Their victory secures a firmer hold on the second position after the completion of this weekend round of the Regional Cricket Tournament.
This medium wishes to extend congratulations to Manager Winston Benjamin, Captain Keiran Powell and his team and wish all the best in the remaining encounters.
Leewards 1st Innings Batting: Thomas 65, Hamilton 43
Leewards 2nd Innings Batting: Carty 68, Thomas 65, Cornwall 52, Powell 54
Jamaica Batting: 1st Innings B. King 95, J. Blackwood 45
Jamaica Batting: King 31
LWD Match Figures: Berridge 6/99, Cornwall 8/89 Warde 3/3
Jamaica Match Figures: Miller 7/145